COVID-19: EXECUTIVE ORDERS, RESTRICTIONS, AND WHAT HOAs SHOULD DO

In an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, on March 19, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom issued a mandatory Stay at Home executive order. The order requires all California residents with non-essential jobs to “stay home or at their place of residence” for the immediate future. It is important to fully understand the order, how it affects homeowners associations, and which services are considered essential and exempt from the order. The website cited in Governor Newsom’s executive order provides: “The California State Public Health Officer and Director of the California …