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Owner Makes Dinosaur Statement in Texas HOA

By Deborah Goonan

Now here’s a homeowner that understands that homeowners’ association rules of conformity do not create true communities. Communities are about people. And every person is unique. 80 more words

Property Rights

Victory for HOA homeowners: Judge rules Purple Playground can stay!

By Deborah Goonan

More good news! Yesterday, the Stout family was informed that their children’s back yard playground can stay, despite Raintree Lake Homeowners’ Association’s objections.  241 more words

Property Rights

A 15-minute Handicapped parking space at your condo?

By Deborah Goonan

Several times a month I read a report of alleged or confirmed Fair Housing law violations. But this is the first time I have ever heard of a handicapped parking space that is also posted for 15-minute parking only. 98 more words

Property Rights

Progress is Possible: TX HOA Developers must now allow solar panels

By Deborah Goonan

Good news today! The state of Texas just passed a new law (SB 1626) that will now allow homeowners to install solar panels, overriding any HOA developer restrictions against such modifications during construction phases. 44 more words

Property Rights

Another HOA Community Divided

By Deborah Goonan

Now that school is back in session in Florida, getting the children to and from school has become a divisive issue in Hollowbrook HOA in Casselberry. 423 more words

Homeowners Associations

It's Time to Re-think Homeowners' Associations. The Question Should Be Return on Investment and not Preservation of Value.

I really dislike homeowners’ associatons (HOAs).

I’m not talking about associations where the residents pitch in to maintain a swimming pool, or a communal lawn service or some other shared and “essential” feature.  1,146 more words