More evidence that affordable condo associations are struggling

A timely article from the archives.

Independent American Communities

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities


The other day I posted a blog entitled Fox Hollow (Memphis) and Tymber Skan condos – affordable housing failures, and shared it across several social media platforms. In one particular discussion forum, I have been challenged on my analysis of the insurmountable challenges faced by many affordable condominium communities.

Today I share with readers the typical Affordable Housing – Condominium industry talking points, and my responses.

If you can think of any more valid challenges to industry rhetoric, feel free to post a public comment below this article.

Industry Talking Points

First, you can read the talking points, made by a veteran attorney who represents real estate developers of common interest, association-governed communities. His areas of expertise include drafting governing documents (such Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions), writing sales contracts for new construction, negotiating on behalf of developers when construction defect warranty claims are…

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