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Welcome to La Buena Vida!  This website provides information for owners and residents on the beautiful community we call home!
Neighborhood News
HOA Dues Increasing to $280/month in January 2023
Posted on Oct 27th, 2022
Due to increasing maintenance, vendor, and water costs, the LBV HOA monthly dues will be increasing $15/month from $265 to $280, effective January 1, 2023. We realize that everyone is looking for ways to save money, and we continue to do what we can to keep our costs down, while keeping our property as attractive and sustainable as possible.  We appreciate your understanding.
Adding a New Screen Door? Replacing Windows? Other Project? Make Sure it's Approved!
Posted on May 15th, 2022
Many alterations, including, but not limited to, new screen/security doors, new windows, request for a security camera install, requests for a patio space (or alterations to existing space), require the completion of the Application for Architectural Alteration. The completed form can be emailed to Chris Peters, Association Manager, at And, don't forget that many projects may also require one or more permits from the City of Davis
For security cameras, please note the following:
  • One battery/solar operated camera or Ring doorbell/camera per unit
  • An architectural request form needs to be completed and submitted to the property manager before installation. For existing cameras an architectural form needs to be submitted retroactively.
  • Camera size should be small and discreet under 12" and body color in either black or white.
  • Camera installation to be done by a certified installer or LBV maintenance. 
  • Camera view narrowed to cover area just outside front door and can't extend to common areas. 90 degrees or less and projecting 4' or less. 
  • Audio feature to be turned off.
  • Annual inspection of cameras will be carried out by LBV maintenance.
  • LBV management has the right to request a view from the camera after installation and/or inspections.
These approvals ensure that your alterations are compatible with the building exterior and will be a success!
Online Portal: Make HOA Payments and Report Maintenance Issues
Posted on Apr 26th, 2022
You’re invited to set up your Online Portal – a fast, easy, and secure way to stay in the loop and get access to convenient tools:
  • Make payments – Avoid late fees by setting up automatic payments.
  • Submit maintenance requests – Quickly file requests and track their status.
  • Access from any device – Stay connected with the Online Portal mobile app.
Stay Safe! Online Resources
Posted on Jun 21st, 2021
To prevent vehicle break-ins, we strongly advise that you keep your car in your locked garage. If that is not possible, be sure to keep your car doors and windows locked, and keep ALL valuables out of your car.
Below are a couple of resources to keep you up-to-date on issues that may impact you.
For secure notification alerts by public safety agencies such as Davis Police Department

A private, neighbor network for community events, recommendations, crime reports, etc.

Upcoming Events
Monthly HOA Meeting
Thursday, February 23rd, 6:00pm
The monthly HOA Board Meetings are on the 4th Thursday of each month at 6pm. At this time, the meetings are held online on Zoom. Contact Chris Peters at for a link to the meeting.