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By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities A guide for wannabe HOA community leaders (Satire/Humor) In mandatory association governed communities across the US, members now have the opportunity to elect a board of directors to democratically lead their neighborhoods. Technically, association members might not be electing their board, particularly if the developer still maintains an autocratic hold over the association, appointing all or a majority of its board members. But let’s ignore that inconvenient fact Continue ReadingHow to select ideal HOA, condo, co-op board candidates
By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities It didn’t take long for the writers at Saturday Night Live to create the following tongue-in-cheek skit, entitled The Bubble, poking fun at Progressive Democrats in the #NotMyPresident crowd. (One week after SNL’s “Hallelujah” tribute to Clinton.) If you missed it, here’s the 2:20 minute clip. Did you notice that the SNL cast appears to be making a commercial pitch for their own Progressive master planned community Continue ReadingHave HOA “Bubble” communities divided America?
Shared by Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Time for a bit of humor. Several readers have shared John Oliver’s 15 minute video on Special Taxing Districts. As you watch this video, notice all of the parallels with Association Governed Residential Communities: Homeowners Associations, Condo and Cooperative Associations, even Trailer Home and Modular Home Associations. Yes, HOA-Land is just as potentially wasteful and corrupt as Special Districts. Dare I say that HOA absurdity and corruption Continue ReadingHilarious but true: John Oliver on Special Districts