Recipe for HOA abuse: too much power, no accountability

Sometimes a homeowner in a bind misses a payment or sends it a few days late. Then the HOA attorney, backed up by the HOA board, hastily files a lien on the home and penalizes the owner with fees that quickly spiral out of control.

Illinois: Condo settles dispute over $500 fine, pays owner $125,000

Concluding more than seven years of litigation, one of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile condo associations has agreed to pay a $125,000 settlement fee to one of its former owners.

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Homeowner asks: should I sue my HOA over mask wearing rule?

A homeowner writes to IAC, wondering if she should sue her HOA to force them to allow her to enter the community swimming pool and

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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