Will Florida legislators help homeowners hold HOAs, management companies, and real estate developers accountable?

Florida is Ground Zero for legislative ’reform’ this year. But will several bills filed this year actually help homeowners, or do more harm than good?

Florida lawmakers consider revoking HOA power to fine homeowners

Companion bills in FL House and Senate remove statutory provisions enabling homeowner associations to enforce covenants and restrictions with fines. If enacted, it would be a significant first step at reining in HOA abuse of power.

Readers ask: How can I fight to Change my HOA?

Today’s post features answer to a common homeowner question:  Homeowner asks: how can I fight my HOA to stand up for my rights?

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.

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