Hilarious but true: John Oliver on Special Districts

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

Homeowner stages HOA protest, wants authentic community

Shared by Deborah Goonan This is an update on the story of homeowner Nancy Hentschel, who resides in New Territory HOA in Texas. According to the report, the dinosaur sculptures are now migrating from house to house, and it’s all for a good cause!  HOA, homeowner at odds over dinosaur display By S. Barot For The Star Taking a walk in New Territory is like being in Jurassic Park these days – there’s a hunt Continue ReadingHomeowner stages HOA protest, wants authentic community

Owner Makes Dinosaur Statement in Texas HOA

By Deborah Goonan Now here’s a homeowner that understands that homeowners’ association rules of conformity do not create true communities. Communities are about people. And every person is unique. So why not express some creativity, and add a bit of fun and whimsy to your property? Shake things up a bit. It might just get your neighbors talking to you, and to ech other. And in a good way. Isn’t that the backbone of a Continue ReadingOwner Makes Dinosaur Statement in Texas HOA