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HOA industry using anti-harassment rules to keep residents at bay

But industry advocates don’t seem to care about stopping abusive behavior of boards and their hired professional agents
By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

As a follow up to yesterday’s post about proposed legislation in Florida, with the intent to curb bullying and harassment in association-governed communities, I am featuring several articles from other states and from Canada. 1,176 more words

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Should homeowner associations have power to stop harassment and bullying?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

One of the hot legislative debates brewing for 2018 in Florida is whether or  not boards of homeowner, condominium, or cooperative associations should be held responsible for preventing or curtailing harassment or bullying behavior among members of their communities. 1,151 more words

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Nevada 9th Circuit: Super priority lien cannot extinguish Freddie Mac mortgage without consent

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Some opportunistic Nevada real estate investors and HOA foreclosure attorneys are likely displeased with a recent Opinion filed by Judge Kimberly J. 597 more words

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Why aren’t Austin condos rebuilt yet, 2 years after fire?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Every month I read several reports about fires in condominiums. Unfortunately, they are fairly common.

Damage from a fire can range from mildly disruptive to devastating, and some fires lead to serious injuries or fatalities. 1,523 more words

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Water Woes: HOA storm water, flood, erosion headaches

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Since the 1970s, local governments have allowed – usually required – private developers to incorporate storm water control systems into newly constructed subdivisions of all types and sizes. 1,730 more words

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Community Spotlight - Ventura at Turtle Creek

We are pleased to spotlight one of our beautiful communities located in Brevard County!  Ventura at Turtle Creek was founded in 2007 and turned over to homeowner control in 2012.  212 more words

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City leaders consider public role in maintaining HOA infrastructure

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

To continue yesterday’s post about the decline of homeowners’ associations in the U.S., let’s take a look at a few examples of city governments that are now seriously reconsidering the wisdom of expecting HOAs to undertake and pay for repair and maintenance of their own private infrastructure. 679 more words

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