Under the Texas homeowners association laws passed several years ago, HOAs are required to make the meetings of their respective boards “open.” But open to who? The public? Can just anyone attend? Can I bring a lawyer? A local news crew?
A man walked into a lawyer’s office and inquired about the lawyer’s rates. “$50 for 3 questions,” replied the lawyer. “Isn’t that awfully steep?” asked the man. “Yes,” the lawyer replied. “And what was your third question?”
“HOA’s need to be aware of these new laws, however, because a failure to follow them can prevent the HOA from exercising its rights….”