Experts agree: restrictive covenants, a foundation for HOAs, perpetuate housing segregation

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities A new research project at Augsburg University, Minneapolis, dubbed Mapping Prejudice, is combing through old deed restrictions to identify

HOA concedes regarding fence installation for disabled child

Shared By Deborah Goonan Commentary: This is an update from an earlier report about the Espirit HOA in St. Cloud, FL. The Seekings family was engaged

Rockhill HOA orders homeowners to remove child’s playhouse from backyard

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Here we go again. Another HOA dispute over a child’s playhouse. Rockhill HOA, Blue Springs, Missouri, insists that the

GA law enables HOA fines, threat of foreclosure over wounded Veteran’s placement of trash can

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   This is a REPOST of blog originally published December 11, 2016. Readers have been contacting me about this

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