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.

HOAs forever changed by COVID19 pandemic, social unrest

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   There’s no doubt that the past several months have been stressful for many U.S. residents. That’s especially true

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Post-COVID-19 “new normal” for your HOA —less service, angry neighbors, and more abuse

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   Today’s post highlights several outrageous examples of HOA abuse and controversy: unreasonable restrictions, HOA foreclosures, and angry neighbor

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,

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