Despite Coronavirus, COVID-19 crisis, HOAs not easing up on restrictions

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Talking heads of the HOA-industry often claim HOAs are community-minded governing bodies. But, even in the face of crisis,

Payback! After 6-year legal battle, Judge orders nonexistent HOA to pay homeowner $188K in legal fees

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   It took more than 6 years, but Jonathan Friedrich can finally  close the book on his long legal

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Florida Legislature reduces impact of HOA Equal Protection bill

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   In yet another classic example of HOA regulatory window dressing, Legislators in the House have watered down an

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NY State Division of Human Rights sides with condo association on rule against child playing outside

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities NY state agency rules condo association not guilty of racial discrimination. But did the human rights agency miss the

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