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TCAA's Affirmative Legislation Is Signed

Important Legislation Passed This Session

Senate Bill 1168 (Sen. Royce West) was passed, creating many changes for property owners associations (POAs).
Read the press release here. 

Read TCAA's update which summarizes some of the more important aspects of Senate Bill 1168 and other bills that passed this session that affect both HOAs and condominium associations. The changes take effect September 1, 2015, unless otherwise noted. Of special note, action items that your community should consider to comply with the law. 

This update also briefly summarizes some of the bills that were not passed but would have affected HOAs and Condo associations.

  Thanks to our Volunteers for a Great Session!

 What is TCAA?

TCAA is the public policy voice of community associations and the professionals who serve them.

Our supporters are united by a common mission:

To ensure that Texas community associations function properly for the benefit of all residents, that property values are protected and that community associations are well governed and properly managed to serve homeowners across Texas.

We believe in responsibility and involvement in working together with public officials on public policy and working to find common ground to benefit homeowners and protect the quality of life of Texas neighborhoods.



TCAA advocated for POA stakeholders on critical issues such as:

  • Consumer Protection
  • Homeowner Safety
  • Privacy at the Ballot Box
  • Transparency for Board Meetings
  • Liability Issues Affecting Volunteer Board Members
  • Better Participation for Board Meetings via Skype and Video Conferencing
  • Installation of Solar Energy Panels and Devices by Homeowners
  • Longer and more Flexible Payment Plans
  • Many more issues affecting POAs’ ability to protect property values

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What News Laws Mean for your POA

 Read About Important Legislation Passed This Session
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Learn Best Practices for
POA Governance

TCAA has prepared two educational videos which answer some of the most frequently asked questions concerning Open Meetings and Foreclosures by HOAs as laid out in the Texas Property Code.

Purchase videos and download other TCAA educational materials here.  

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Why Advocacy Matters!

Support Strong Texas Neighborhoods!  

Join TCAA stakeholders in representing the interests of POAs and the professionals who serve them.  Read a brief  by TCAA Co-Chairs Connie Nieman Heyer and Judd Austin.
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