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Drone Use a Growing Topic of Discussion for HOA Boards

A veteran real estate professional, Joseph Kanner has owned Quantum Management in Elmsford, New York, for nearly three decades. As part of his duties with the company, Joseph Kanner manages a range of rental, condomium, and homeowners’ association (HOA) properties. 193 more words

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Investigative journalists confirm abusive nature of HOAs, common interest communities

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American communities

Nearly eight years ago, when my husband and I purchased and moved into a nearly-new home in a master planned community, we had only a vague understanding of what it means to own and reside in an association-governed common interest community. 2,185 more words

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Utah: State Legislator battles her own HOA over outrageous fees, fines

Meanwhile, most developers set HOA fees artificially low, and association-governed communities remain virtually unregulated
By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

A report from KSL-TV highlights the trouble with association-governed communities — unpredictable fees, and internal community conflict when members fight about how to spend or save their collective money. 1,260 more words

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Clive, Iowa, man fears erosion along Walnut Creek

City refuses to help, and Hickory Hills Lake HOA not responding to homeowner concerns
By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Ralph Amodeo, a homeowner in Clive, Iowa, has a big problem that he didn’t cause and cannot fix. 1,158 more words

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How one FL condo association is trying to get around a Fair Housing lawsuit

The solution: simply tweak the language of the rules
By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Remember, Cambridge House, the Port Charlotte condo association that decided to ban a bible study group – and all other religious activity – from its meeting room? 826 more words

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Kansas HOA Consumer Protection bill hits brick wall in the House

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

UPDATE to a previous post on Kansas HB 2629.

Once again, a housing consumer protection bill is defeated following minimal discussion. 2,839 more words

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