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Fair Housing victory: Kuhn v. McNary Estates HOA

Posted By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Good news on this lovely Sunday!

Gary and Renee Kuhn, parents of Khrizma Kuhn, Woodburn, Oregon, recently contacted me to let me know that a federal Judge has ruled that McNary Estates Homeowners Association violated Fair Housing laws by denying the family a reasonable accommodation for their adult daughter, with multiple disabilities. 1,836 more words

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Ahwatukee homeowners not buying into the concept of community farm

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

I cannot say I am surprised by the following report. Opposition is mounting for a proposal to transform one of Arizona’s massive planned golf communities, Ahwatukee, to a community based farm. 262 more words

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HOAs hope Special Districts will resolve storm water problems (MI)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Every week I read several articles about homeowners coping with poor storm water drainage and its devastating effects. Erosion. Landslides. 1,013 more words

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Winter hazards for condo life

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

I hear from dozens of homeowners daily. So many of them have told me that they purchased their condo, townhouse, or senior living home because they thought it would relieve them of certain homeowner chores and maintenance. 733 more words

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Emerging Issues Between the Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act and the Solar Rights Act

With the growing installation of solar photovoltaic systems in California, more homeowner’s associations (HOAs) are using a specific provision of the Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act (DSA) (Civil Code Section 4000 et seq.) to regulate the installation of rooftop solar on common area roofs of multi-family common interest developments (apartment, condo complexes, etc.).  1,510 more words

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