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New Year, new housing policies, HOA laws (Jan. 2020)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities An annual summary of important U.S. housing policies and selected state laws enacted in 2019, pertaining to HOA-governed communities. 

Arrest handcuff fraud theft

HOA, condo & co-op corruption and fraud roundup (Nov 2019)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Debgoonan@icloud.com This month: several property managers and HOA treasurers accused of embezzlement; defendant says alcoholism played a role in

Arrest handcuff fraud theft

HOA, condo & co-op corruption and fraud roundup (Oct. 2019)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Debgoonan@icloud.com A noticeable pattern of theft this month: trusted HOA managers, treasurers embezzling money, then falsifying records to cover

Homeowners, tenants, and investors stuck with big HOA problems

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Debgoonan@icloud.com   When HOA-governed common interest communities are poorly managed, whether due to ignorance or malfeasance, homeowners, investors, and

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