Ask The HOA Expert: Can The Board Modify Architectural Design Policy? This kind of policy is generally amendable by the board when it's in resolution form (a separate document outside the recorded governing documents). If the policy is part of the governing documents, a vote of the members is needed. Termites: A Gnawing Problem Termites -- or other so-called "wood boring insects" -- can wreck havoc to both your home and your pocket book. Many parts of the country are affected by termites, and every homeowner -- or potential homeowner -- must be aware of the problems and the solutions. Why We Love Energy Efficient Homes (And You Should, Too!) With so much of your life taking place at home, you certainly want this space to be comfortable, and you also want it to be aesthetically pleasing with beautiful décor and stylish features. You may not place much emphasis on making your home truly energy efficient, but there are a few primary reasons why you should.