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Legislation

HOA laws: Who influences the Legislators?

The HOA Industry; Management Companies, Attorneys, Collection agencies, and service providers draw most if not all of their income from HOA Associations. These Associations have mostly unlimited ability to assess their homeowners for any and all their cost. The HOA industry is represented by three primary trade groups:

  • CAI:        Community Association Institute a national organization
  • AACM:    Arizona Association of Community Managers
  • HBACA:  Home Builders Association of Central Arizona

Every dime that circulates thru the HOA industry comes out of the pockets of the 3.5 Million Arizona Homeowners. 

Have you ever wondered why there is only one law firm in Arizona that exclusively represents homeowners, while there are hundreds if not thousands of attorneys that exclusively represent the HOA/Condo associations and builders?

Its about the Money

With that money comes paid professional lobbyist representing the HOA Trade groups, special events for legislators, and contributions to political campaigns.  The voice of these trade groups is very well heard at the Capital.

Despite this Arizona has been blessed with individual homeowner advocate pioneers, who worked hard to fight these trade groups and get laws passed to help protect your rights, one small step at a time. It was on the shoulders and hard work of these pioneers that the Arizona Homeowners Coalition was formed.

True reform and protection of homeowner’s rights in these common interest communities will only be achieved by the collective voice of 3.5 Million homeowners demanding that protection by their government.

For every Legislative Session we will propose changes to statutes to improve transparency, protect your rights to speak and vote and participate in the decision making of your community, to ensure fundamental fairness is established over the rights of the associations to fine or foreclose on homeowners. We will provide you the details of our bills as well as any other bill introduced affecting homeowners when they are introduced. We have also provided for your information, links to HOA related bills that were introduced in earlier legislative sessions.

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2020 Legislation

AZHOC Bills:

HOA Bills Introduced by others:

AZHOC Position on all bills: 2020 Session Bills

2019 Legislation

AZHOC Proposal

Bills introduced by others

  • HB2374 
    • Strongly Oppose, Defeated in the Senate, reintroduced as a strike everything amendment to SB-1094 in the House and passed into law. Every thing that is bad about politics was used to get this bill passed. This was a major defeat for all homeowners in this state.
  • HB2138
    • Neutral, Held in committee
  • HCR2018 
    • Support
  • SB1531 Strike Everything  
    • Strongly Oppose; This bill was passed despite our strong objections we were successful at getting major changes to this bill to help homeowners but the provision included based on AACM and CAI’s greed and self-serving language will cost homeowners in this state Millions with no substantial benefit.

2018 Legislation

2018 Bills/Positions/Results

  • HB 2065 public meetings; definition; penalties:
    • Not introduced by AZHOC; Strongly Supported; Passed into Law
  • HB 2238 administrative decisions; review; scope:
    • Not introduced by AZHOC; Supported; Passed into Law
  • HB-2262 condominiums; termination; appraisals;
    • Introduced by AZHOC; Strongly Supported; Passed into Law
  • HB 2308 homeowners’ associations; improvement districts; zoning;
    • Introduced by AZHOC; Strongly Supported; Held in committee
  • HB 2530 homeowners’ associations; declarant control; conflicts;
    • Not introduced by AZHOC; Strongly Opposed; Held in Committee
  • HB 2540 homeowners’ associations; radar guns; certification:
    • Not introduced by AZHOC; Supported; Failed in committee
  • HB 2609 homeowners’ associations; assessments; foreclosures:
    • Introduced by AZHOC; Strongly Supported; Held in Committee
  • SB 1080 homeowners’ associations; foreclosures; assessments:
    • Not introduced by AZHOC; Strongly Opposed; Held in Committee
  • SB 1084 condominium; termination; appraisal dispute:
    • Not introduced by AZHOC; Strongly Supported; Consolidated into HB-2262 above.
  • SB 1495 condominiums; planned communities; meetings:
    • Introduced by AZHOC; Strongly Supported; Held in Committee
   

2017 Legislation

2017 Bills/Positions/Results

  • HB 2020 boards; directors; conflict of interest:
    • Not introduced by AZHOC; Supported; Held in Committee
  • HB 2321 homeowners’ associations; cumulative voting:
    • Not introduced by AZHOC: Neutral on the bill; Vetoed by the Governor
  • HB 2411 homeowners’ associations; open meetings:
    • Introduced by AZHOC; Strongly Supported; Passed into Law
  • SB 1060 homeowners’ associations; dispute process:
    • Not introduced by AZHOC; Supported: Passed into Law
  • SB 1072  administrative decisions; scope of review:
    • Not introduced by AZHOC; Supported; Passed into Law
  • SB 1113  HOAs; artificial grass ban prohibited:
    • Not introduced by AZHOC; Opposed; Defeated in Committee
  • SB 1175  real estate transfer fees; definition:
    • Not introduced by AZHOC; Strongly Opposed; Passed into Law
  • SB 1240  homeowners’ associations; streets; authority:
  • Not introduced by AZHOC; Opposed; Defeated on Senate Floor
  • SB 1288  homeowners’ associations; board conflicts:
    • Introduced by AZHOC; Supported; Defeated on Senate Floor
  • SB 1289 homeowners’ associations; hearings; attorney fees:
    • Introduced by AZHOC; Strongly Supported; Failed in House Committee
  • SB 1371 delinquent property taxes; common areas:
    • Not introduced by AZHOC; Supported; Defeated on House floor
  • SB 1400 homeowners’ associations; assessment liens; foreclosure :
    • Introduced by AZHOC; Strongly Supported: Held in Committee
  • SB 1401 homeowners’ associations; managers; duties; gratuities:
    • Introduced by AZHOC; Supported; Defeated in House Committee
  • SB 1402 homeowners’ associations; improvement districts; zoning:
    • Introduced by AZHOC; Strongly Supported; Held in Committee
  • SB 1429  homeowners’ associations; electronic records; fees:
    • Introduced by AZHOC; Strongly Supported; Held in Committee