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Many HOAs, CDDs challenged by crumbling infrastructure

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   For several decades, local governments have eagerly delegated construction of roads, dams, and stormwater drainage systems to private

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HOA, condo, co-op News Update (Jan. 14, 2020)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities debgoonan@icloud.com From mean-spirited disputes to HOA regulation, a summary of what’s news in HOA-ville, USA.   Arizona ‘There’s no

Opinion: U.S. housing market long overdue for shift away from mass-produced, HOA-governed housing

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Debgoonan@icloud.com For fifty years, local governments across the U.S. have created a complex web of zoning policies that favor

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2019 top HOA issues: Infrastructure and environmental realities

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities debgoonan@icloud.com Over the past 50 years, the real estate industry built and sold most new construction homes in HOA-governed

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