HOA parking rules can have unintended consequences

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Debgoonan@icloud.com Earlier this month, Tori Gerstenacker, 25, was tragically struck and killed while crossing Route 70 in Marlton, NJ. The vibrant young woman was returning home from a hard day at work as a field engineer for Henkels & McCoy. Tori had just parked her Ford F-150 in the parking lot of a nearby shopping center, and was beginning the half-mile trek to her condominium townhome in Delancey Place. Continue ReadingHOA parking rules can have unintended consequences

When HOA parking and towing rules go too far

No parking painted brick wall

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities It seems there’s an epidemic of homeowners and condo associations going overboard with enforcement of parking rules. In addition to HOAs that ban parking on the street — even public streets — we are now seeing reports of HOAs that will even tow cars from residents’ own driveways. Check out this video report of Joggers Run townhouse association in Greenacres, Florida. Neighbors claim cars being towed from driveways in Continue ReadingWhen HOA parking and towing rules go too far