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Time to pause for a spring break over the holiday weekend. Enjoy the April showers, ☔️ spring flowers, and time with family and friends. Thanks for reading!   🙂

Does Mississippi bill propose giving “HOAs taxing authority?”

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by Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Two recent reports claim that proposed Mississippi legislation, House Bill 1612, “would give homeowners’ associations taxing authority.” In this post, I’ll explain why that claim is not exactly true. But first, let’s take a look at why HOAs want to raise money. Bill Would Give HOA’s Taxing Authority March 5, 2019 Excerpts: A bill in the Mississippi legislature could give a homeowner’s association the right to levy property taxes Continue ReadingDoes Mississippi bill propose giving “HOAs taxing authority?”

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

During the holiday break, check out Independent American Communities’ re-posts of most-read articles of 2018. I’m calling it the 12 days of HOA Issues. I hope highlighting important HOA issues helps create positive change in U.S. housing policy, and a meaningful effort to rein in corruption and abuse of the real estate industry. New posts will resume on January 4, 2019. As always, thanks for reading and sharing articles on IAC.