Our HOA board just completely turned over and the new president is crazy. She owes over $5000 in dues, has manipulated residents, and just fired our management company. She is now picking up a check for our HOA funds and depositing it into her personal account on grounds of "self-management". Can she do that? Can I file a judicial complaint and report her to the IRS? Our HOA is a 501(c) non-profit.
What your HOA can do depends on the covenants, bylaws and rules. Washington has a statute that imposes restrictions and gives rights. You can see it at https://app.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=64.38&full=true. The situation you describe does not sound like compliance with the business judgment rule. You should probably see a real estate attorney and soon.
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I agree with the previous answer and this is typical start of a very bad ending. Hire a lawyer and remove this officer as she cannot take HOA money and put it into her own account.
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