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Texas HOA Law

ISBN: 978-1-634139-89-2
2017, 898 pages
3 edition
Author(s): Gregory S. Cagle, Esq.
Product Format: Book
Item #: R9892
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A guide to all laws governing Texas condominium and homeowner associations. Organized by topic, this book explains the rights, duties and responsibilities of all parties and answers the most common questions that arise in association-governed communities in Texas.

Answers questions like:
What is the scope of homeowner associations' authority?
What are the procedural requirements for board and membership meetings?
What is directors' and officers' duty of care?
What do boards need to know about assessment collection and assessment lien foreclosure?
Architectural review
How do associations interpret and enforce restrictive covenants?
How are governing documents amended?
What rights and duties do homeowners have?

Also includes:
More than 25 sample forms
Table of authorities
Subject index
Key words
More than 2,500 annotations and citations to Texas and
Federal statutes and appellate court decisions
 
Texas Homeowners Association Law is an indispensable tool for community managers,
realtors, and attorneys who work with association-governed communities in Texas.
 
CONTENTS
 
Chapter1: Master-Planned Communities and Condominiums
Chapter2: Condominium Developments in Texas
Chapter3: Formation and Administration of Texas Homeowners Associations
Chapter 4: Meetings of the Board of Directors
Chapter 5: Meetings of a Homeowners Association’s Membership
Chapter 6: Duties and Operation of Texas Homeowners Associations
Chapter 7: Levying and Collecting Assessments
Chapter 8: Architectural Committees
Chapter 9: Enforcement of Restrictive Covenants
Chapter 10: Federal and State Laws That Limit or Restrict the Enforcement of Restrictive Covenants
Chapter 11: Amendment of Governing Documents
Chapter 12: Rights and Duties of Texas Homeowners
 
APPENDICES
 
Appendix A: Glossary of Terms
Appendix B: Index of Authorities
Appendix C: Sample Board Meeting Notice (for use by Subdivision Associations)
Appendix D: Sample Form of Board Meeting Minutes
Appendix E: Sample Annual Membership Meeting Notice
Appendix F: Sample Candidacy-Solicitation Notice (for use by Subdivision Associations consisting of more than 100 Lots)
Appendix G: Sample Special Membership Meeting Notice
Appendix H: Sample Absentee Ballot Form (for use by Subdivision Associations)
Appendix I: Sample Proxy Form for a Membership Meeting
Appendix J: Sample Minutes from an Annual Membership Meeting
Appendix K: Brief Summary of Robert’s Rules of Order (for use at a regular or special Membership Meeting)
Appendix L: Sample Management Certificate Form in Accordance with Chapter 82 of the Texas Property Code (for use by Condominium Associations)
Appendix M: Sample Management Certificate Form in Accordance with Chapter 209 of the Texas Property Code (for use by Subdivision Associations)
Appendix N: Sample Resale Certificate Form in Accordance with Chapter 82 of the Texas Property
Code (for use by Condominium Associations)
Appendix O: Sample Resale Certificate Form in Accordance with Chapter 207 of the Texas Property Code (for use by Subdivision Associations)
Appendix P: Sample Payment Plan Guidelines Policy (for use by Subdivision Associations consisting of
fifteen or more Lots)
Appendix Q: Sample Records Production and Copying Policy (for use by Subdivision Associations)
Appendix R: Sample Document Retention Policy (for use by Subdivision Associations)
Appendix S: Sample Request to Inspect and/or Copy Books and Records(for use by Unit Owners in a Condominium Association)
Appendix T: Sample Request to Inspect and/or Copy Books and Records (for use by Lot Owners in a Subdivision Association)
Appendix U: Sample Notice of Past Due Assessments Letter (for use by Condominium Associations)
Appendix V: Sample Notice of Past Due Assessments Letter (for use by Subdivision Associations)
Appendix W: Sample Notice of Assessment Delinquency to Junior Deed of Trust Lienholder (for use by Subdivision Associations)
Appendix X: Sample Notice of Assessment Lien for Non-Payment of Assessments (for use by Condominium Associations)
Appendix Y: Sample Notice of Assessment Lien for Non-Payment of Assessments (for use by Subdivision Associations)
Appendix Z: Sample Release of Notice of Assessment Lien (for use by all Homeowners Associations)
Appendix AA: Sample Architectural Committee Submission Form
Appendix BB: Sample Notice of Restrictive Covenant Violation Letter (for use by Condominium Associations)
Appendix CC: Sample Notice of Restrictive Covenant Violation Letter (for use by Subdivision Associations)
Appendix DD: Sample Notice of Fine or Charge Letter in Accordance with Chapter 82 of the Texas Property Code (for use by Condominium Associations)
Appendix EE: Sample Notice of Fine or Charge Letter in Accordance with Chapter 209 of the Texas Property Code (for use by Subdivision Associations)
Appendix FF: Sample Outline for a Chapter 209 Hearing Before the Board of Directors (for use by Subdivision Associations)
Appendix GG: Links to Texas Homeowners Association Online Resources, Statutes, and Forms

Gregory S. Cagle is the managing partner of the law firm of Cagle Carpenter Hazlewood and
has been representing Texas homeowners associations for more than 17 years. He is a member
of Community Associations Institute, a fellow in the College of Community Association Lawyers,
and a frequent speaker on topics related to association-governed communities.
 
 
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