Homeowners Association Bylaws
Definition of term
Homeowners association bylaws are rules and regulations that dictate how an HOA functions. They cover everything from the organization's budget and governance structure to the expectations for homeowners' behavior. HOA's founding members write bylaws that they can amend by a membership vote. While they may vary from one HOA to another, bylaws typically establish guidelines for maintaining the property, paying dues, and following standard area rules.