Lakefront properties can be costly liabilities for HOAs

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Examples of challenges faced by lakefront, Association-Governed communities   Members of Continental Country Club HOA, located in Flagstaff, AZ,

HOA residents see no need for city tax increases

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Should this really come as a surprise? After all, local municipalities and counties have been pushing developers toward Association

Does your private HOA community have fire protection?

By Deborah Goonan Here’s a story from Canada. The Pinchgut Lake HOA found out the hard way that the nearest fire department, located in Corner

A Community Manager’s Perpective: The Wheels on the Bus (How HOAs prop up municipalities and counties)

Reprint from California Association of Community Manager’s (CACM) 2015 Summer Edition of Vision Magazine. By: Vicki MacHale, CCAM, CMCA In 1978, Proposition 13, The People’s

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