What is CLAC?
The California Legislative Action Committee (CLAC) is a committee of the Community Associations Institute (CAI). CAI is the largest advocacy organization in America dedicated to monitoring legislation, educating elected state lawmakers, and protecting the interests of those living in community associations.
- Is a non-profit, nonpartisan roundtable of volunteers coordinated by 2 Delegates and 1 Liaison from each CAI California chapter.
- Represents 9,000,000 homeowners and property owners in more than 37,000 associations throughout California.
- Is comprised of association homeowners, directors, and professionals.
- Is not a PAC (Political Action Committee), and makes no financial contributions.
- Depends solely on the donations of the community associations and the professionals who serve HOA members and Boards.
What Does CLAC Do?
- CLAC continuously reviews proposed legislation and takes positions on all bills affecting homeowners associations (HOAs).
- CLAC lobbies lawmakers, key staff, other trade groups, and testifies in committee regarding the governance and lifestyle of living in HOAs.
- CLAC launched and hosts the 'CA Day in the Capitol' event every spring, an event that brings HOA folks together to meet with legislators and advocate on issues pertaining to HOAs.
- CLAC issues email alerts on key bills to those on our 'CLACTRAC' list who have requested this information.
- CLAC annually hosts an 'HOA Roundtable' among seniors, owners, managers, attorneys, realtors, lenders, and legislative stakeholders.
- CLAC retains a professional advocate and association activist (Skip Daum, Capitol Communications Group) to lead our Sacramento efforts.