Los Angeles, Downtown Los Angeles, Van Nuys,
North Hollywood, Woodland Hills, Canoga Park, Reseda, San Fernando Valley, Northridge, Chatsworth, North Hills,
West Hills, Hollywood, Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena, West Hollywood, West Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica,
Venice, Sylmar, San Fernando, Lake View Terrace, Simi Valley, Porter Ranch, Granada Hills, Mission Hills,
Knollwood, Pacoima, Panorama City, Arleta, Sun Valley, Sunland, Tujunga, La Crescenta, Altadena, La Canada
Flintridge, Warner Center, Winnetka, Valley Glen, Verdugo City, Montrose, Sierra Madre, Arcadia, Monrovia, Westlake
Village, Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Tarzana, Encino, Sherman Oaks, Valley Village, Studio City, Toluca
Lake, Universal City, West Toluca Lake, Eagle Rock, San Marino, Beverly Glen, Los Feliz, Silver Lake, Atwater
Village, Echo Park, Glassell Park, Cypress Park, Highland Park, Alhambra, San Marino, San Gabriel, Pacific
Palisades, Brentwood, Sawtelle, Culver City, Jefferson Park, Westlake, East Los Angeles, Monterey Park, Mar Vista,
Canyon Country, Santa Clarita, Westwood, Marina Del Rey, Inglewood, Valencia, Newhall, Castaic, Saugus, Moorpark,
Lake Balboa, Malibu,
Oxnard, El Rio, Camarillo, Fillmore, El Segundo, Huntington Park, Campton, Gardena, Carlson, Lakewood, Hawthorne,
South Gate, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, Long Beach, San Pedro, Paramount,
*HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATION & HOA MANAGEMENT
*TOWNHOUSE & TOWNHOME ASSOCIATION
*CONDOMINIUM & CONDO ASSOCIATION
*REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT
Model Code of
Ethics for Homeowners Association Board Members
Strive at all
times to serve the best interests of the association as a whole regardless of their personal
judgment to make the best possible business decisions for the association, taking into consideration all
available information, circumstances and resources.
the boundaries of their authority as defined by law and the governing documents of the
opportunities for residents to comment on decisions facing the association.
duties without bias for or against any individual or group of owners or non-owner residents.
personal or professional relationships with any company or individual who has or is seeking to have a
business relationship with the association.
fair, and well-publicized elections.
with one voice, supporting all duly-adopted board decisions—even if the board member was in the minority
regarding actions that may not have obtained unanimous consent.
confidential information provided by contractors or share information with those bidding for association
contracts unless specifically authorized by the board.
unauthorized promises to a contractor or bidder.
support any action or activity that violates a law or regulatory requirement.
positions or decision-making authority for personal gain or to seek advantage over another owner or non-owner
unauthorized association funds for their own personal use or benefit.
gifts—directly or indirectly—from owners, residents, contractors or suppliers.
known facts in any issue involving association business.
personal information about any association owner, resident, or employee that was obtained in the performance
of board duties.
attacks on colleagues, staff, or residents.
threaten, or attempt through any means to control or instill fear in any board member, owner, resident,
employee, or contractor.
Reveal to any
owner, resident, or other third party the discussions, decisions, and comments made at any meeting of the
board properly closed or held in executive session.