Condo HOA President fines upstairs neighbors because toddler’s pitter patter is too noisy

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities   What happens when families with young children live in condominium apartments? Quite commonly, children make noise — laughing when happy, crying when upset or hungry, running or jumping in the apartment when excited, perhaps raising their voices in squabbles with siblings. And while a parent can take action to prevent tantrums or inconsiderate behavior, it’s not always possible to keep a child silent and sitting still — at Continue ReadingCondo HOA President fines upstairs neighbors because toddler’s pitter patter is too noisy

Queen Village homeowners sue HOA over noise violations caused by gated entry

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Meagan Regina and Matt Iannone, a young millennial couple, were married in 2013, in Philadelphia. Matt is an engineer for the U.S. Navy, Meagan works for a non-profit community organization. Their love of historic homes and a waterfront setting drew the couple to Queen Village, where they spent many weekends searching for just the right home that would be spacious enough to start a family. In August 2016, in Continue ReadingQueen Village homeowners sue HOA over noise violations caused by gated entry