HOA & condo golf community updates (July 2018)

What’s happening in golf course communities across the U.S.? By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Code enforcement to go after Vellano golf course By Marianne Napoles | Posted 4 weeks ago (July 1, 2018) The code enforcement division for the City of Chino Hills will soon notify Western Golf Properties that the chain-link fence placed around the Vellano golf course is illegal. City manager Rad Bartlam said the city considers the fence to be a Continue ReadingHOA & condo golf community updates (July 2018)

Will IJ victory in Pagedale class action lawsuit lead to protection of rights for HOA residents?

Gavel and legal books lawsuit court

Institute for Justice recently filed a similar federal against Doraville, Georgia Both lawsuits aimed at upholding Constitutional protections for residents Commentary By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Institute for Justice has recently scored a legal victory for victims of abusive nuisance fines and code enforcement by the small town government of Pagedale, Missouri. A similar lawsuit has also been filed against Doraville, Georgia. As referenced in the featured articles below, the profiles of behavior by Continue ReadingWill IJ victory in Pagedale class action lawsuit lead to protection of rights for HOA residents?

Here we go again: HOA vs. sick child’s playground

HOA demands family remove playground it previously approved By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Updated June 25, 2018 9:03 PM It never ceases to amaze me just how fickle and child-unfriendly a homeowners’ association can be. The latest HOA outrage causing a stir on social media takes us to southeastern Wisconsin, to the Prairie Creek Ridge deed restricted subdivision in Oconomowoc. On Friday, TMJ4 News interviewed homeowner Tim Sanders at his home, a half-million dollar Continue ReadingHere we go again: HOA vs. sick child’s playground

Adult Bully: Condo association President arrested for harassment of former resident

NYPD arrests Neal Milano, condo President and manager of Sunnyside Condominiums,  a 47-unit building in Queens By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   Multiple media reports of alleged abuse and discrimination are circulating about Sunnyside Condominium Association in Queens, New York. Photographs and TV news videos reveal a bizarre and frightening display installed by 70-year-old condo board President and property manager, Neal Milano. Uncle Sam statues greet visitors and residents at the entrance. Posters of Continue ReadingAdult Bully: Condo association President arrested for harassment of former resident