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Jason Jungreis is a San Francisco attorney with over 20 years of experience practicing cleantech, business, construction, and litigation law in state and federal jurisdiction. He also serves as Vice President of the San Francisco Electric Vehicle Association and as a Judge Pro Tem in San Francisco Superior Court. He has expertise in drafting complex transactional documents, cleantech business advisement, and construction management issues. Jason holds a J.D. Degree from U.C. Hastings and a B.A. from Occidental College. He is a principal of Jungreis Law (www.jungreislaw.com) and of counsel (www.cleantechlawpartners.com).
Electric vehicles (EVs) have numerous advantages, but of course they must be charged. How do you charge your EV if you live in a common interest development such as a condominium, community apartment project, or planned development, operated by a homeowners association (HOA)? California now has a law that requires HOAs to allow EVs to charge, and helps establish standards for this arrangement. This article will generally explore EV advantages and EV charging, and then focus on HOA EV charging requirements: installing a charging device requires certain steps, but they are common-sense and to the mutual benefit of all parties.
Let us suppose that, through a combination of forces including mileage or emissions requirements, fuel prices, and technology maturation, it becomes de rigour for vehicle manufacturers to focus their energies on electric vehicles with extended range capacity (EV-ER): afterall, such vehicles sooth range-anxiety by carrying some energy-dense fuel instead of a huge number of heavy and expensive batteries.