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.

Life during this coronavirus pandemic is hard. HOAs make it worse.

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities It’s bad enough that COVID-19 is spreading across the U.S., with confirmed cases exceeding 200,000 and 4,300 deaths as

It’s time to rein in predatory HOA collection attorney fees

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Updated February 17, 2020 In 2017, a newly-elected condo board at Palm Aire Country Club Condominium II (PACC2) vowed

HOA, condo & co-op news brief: the bitter battle for Property Rights

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Whose property rights matter most: the rights of HOAs, lake associations, corporate investors, or individual homeowners and residents of

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