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HOA, Condo Fraud, Theft, and Corruption Roundup (April 2017)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

HOA defrauded of millions accuses law firm of facilitating scheme (NV)

By Jenny Wilson, Las Vegas Review Journal

Updated March 28, 2017 – 10:13 pm… 1,255 more words

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Legislative updates April 2017 (AZ, HI, MD)

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Arizona

Arizona’s legislative session concluded yesterday.

Although approved by both houses of the state Legislature, Governor Ducey vetoed HB 2321… 802 more words

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HOA planned communities built on unstable ground - literally

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

One of the more disturbing trends in new home construction is the use of unsuitable building sites. Over the past few years, I have read an increasing number of reports of owners that had to walk away from their homes because of unsafe conditions caused by movement of earth beneath their properties. 859 more words

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Will state bills finally bring accountability to Association-Governed communities?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Both Florida and Pennsylvania Legislatures are considering  bills to create accountability for association-governed communities. But the type of legislation differs vastly. 1,252 more words

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Does HUD's new harassment rule make HOAs, condos, co-ops state actors?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

George Staropoli published a fascinating and important blog this week, entitled We don’t want no stinkin’ government protection for HOA members. 465 more words

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Attorneys for mortgage lenders explain how HOAs exploit the system

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Homeowners of property in association-governed communities should read the following article, and others like it, even though the intended audience is mortgage lenders. 539 more words

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The Great HOA Divide

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Every day I read dozens of reports of conflict and division in association-governed, common interest communities. None of it surprises me anymore. 1,222 more words

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