The Center’s website looks like the old one, but its internal machinery is brand new, so…even if you had a membership account on the old website.

  • You will need to create a new one in order to log onto the 2024 website.
  • Create only one membership record with your email address.
  • The 2024 website will help you create a strong password.
  • If – in the future — you forget your password, go to this link to re-set it

Join as a CCHAL Online Member — for Free!

Online membership is FREE! As an online member, you will have access to additional pages on the CCHAL website, including the Press Room/Newsletter section.

If you want to access the small claims court lawsuits filed by homeowners, then become a Contributing Member!  It’s worth the nominal investment.  These are successful lawsuits filed by homeowners who challenged association elections or demanded access to records. 

The membership data you provide when registering is secure: we do not sell, trade, or loan your personal information to anyone, including other nonprofit agencies like our own.

Join as an “Online Member” for free

Become a Contributing Member!

Join the hundreds of law firms, fair housing advocates, attorneys, and homeowners who make it possible for the Center to offer its services and to maintain the website.

Join as a “Contributing Member” — for a nominal investment!

Membership contributions to the Center are fully tax-deductible.

Membership benefits include  

  • Access to successful small claims lawsuits that can be used as models
  • Videos on using small claims court; recovering money paid under protest; using Limited Scope Representation; questions to ask a lawyer before hiring one
  • Frequently asked questions about using small claims court
  • How to file a HOA complaint with a government agency
  • Sample homeowner complaints filed with public agencies
  • Problem-solving consultation with CCHAL staff
  • Discounts at CCHAL trainings

Contact CCHAL:

Center for California Homeowner Association Law
3758 Grand Avenue, Suite 56
Oakland, California 94612

Email: [email protected]

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