Shameful! City suggests that owners create an HOA in an attempt to exclude disabled tenants

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities There aren’t enough hours in the day to read, watch, analyze, and report on every print or video report related to Association Governed Housing, especially when you consider how housing policies affect greater society. The following article is just plain sickening. A group of homeowners who live in the very small town of Poland, Ohio, just outside of Youngstown and not far from the western border of Pennsylvania, have Continue ReadingShameful! City suggests that owners create an HOA in an attempt to exclude disabled tenants

County says homes sold as “no HOA” have HOA after all

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities This report from Clay Township, Pennsylvania, is enough to make any taxpaying homeowner’s blood boil. Imagine if you were told at the time of purchase that your duplex home in a relatively small subdivision of 92 homes was not subject to the requirements of a homeowners association (HOA), only to find out several years later that there must be an active HOA before the township will assume maintenance of Continue ReadingCounty says homes sold as “no HOA” have HOA after all