Texas HOA President arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

Teen says board President threatened him and a friend with his gun By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   Today I share a stunning example of how power corrupts in homeowners’ associations. In the Mirror Lake subdivision (north of Houston, in Spring, Texas), HOA President David Warner was arrested last week for threatening a teen with his gun. What prompted this bully behavior? According to reports, Warner has accused two teenage residents of speeding in Continue ReadingTexas HOA President arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

Conservative talk show host threatens to “torpedo a lawsuit” against his HOA

Mark Levin fed up, suggests national movement against Homeowner associations By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities A reader alerted me to the fact that conservative radio talk show host, Mark Levin, admitted on air that he’s fed up with his HOA. Whether you agree with Mr. Levin’s partisan politics or not, you need to listen to what Mark has to says about HOAs, starting at the 56 minute mark of his December 7, 2017, radio Continue ReadingConservative talk show host threatens to “torpedo a lawsuit” against his HOA

HOA President in Wyoming arrested for violent attack of resident

HOA conflict fight

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   Three recent reports detail the arrest of Indian Springs HOA President, Wade C. Miller, who allegedly admitted to aggressively attacking a resident on Okeepa Road in Casper, Wyoming. According to reports, Natrona County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) responded to a report of the assault on November 25. The unnamed victim, a tenant of the property, alleges that Miller and another homeowner, Seth Zupanik, urinated into the gas tank of Continue ReadingHOA President in Wyoming arrested for violent attack of resident

Homeowners, tenants should remain skeptical of “expanded reach” of HOA, condo neighborhoods

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   In a news release of the Foundation for Community Association Research, – see Community associations expand reach as planned neighborhoods, condo villages spring up, By Jim Parker, The Post and Courier,  Nov 25, 2017 – the reader is reminded how prevalent association-governed, common interest communities have become. Note that Foundation for Community Association Research is directly affiliated with Community Associations Institute (CAI), a trade group representing the interests of community Continue ReadingHomeowners, tenants should remain skeptical of “expanded reach” of HOA, condo neighborhoods