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Developers push for density in new California housing development

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Developers and local housing planners often choose to promote a proposed planned community, by contacting local media. The result is news/press release articles like the following example describing a proposed housing project southern California, outside of Old Town Temecula. 1,990 more words

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The war on Christmas, holiday decorating continues for apartment, condo HOA dwellers

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

I can remember the neighborhood of my childhood at Christmastime. Almost every house on my block was decorated with colored lights, wreaths, candles in the windows, light-up Santa and snowman figures, and Nativity scenes. 961 more words

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Archive: Charlestown, Indiana and eminent domain

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Archived posts from Neighbors at War blog (Ward Lucas)

Indiana Residents Fighting Eminent Domain for Private Development

Originally posted on Neighborsatwar.com… 1,348 more words

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California Corporate Owners Association destroys church’s Christmas Nativity Scene

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

The holiday season would not be complete without another dispute over holiday decorations, especially display of religious symbols.

CBS New Channel 8 reports that Ranch Maintenance Agreement (RMA) Association in Oceanside, through its management company, STOS Partners, cited Pastor Openshaw for placement of a Nativity Scene on association property, apparently in violation of restrictions. 1,118 more words

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Poinciana HOA update: Court won’t uphold Arbitration ruling that made 2017 election invalid

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Is regulation of association-governed communities possible?

Some states, such as Florida, California, New York, Arizona, Colorado, and Virginia have attempted to protect housing consumers with various state agencies: Ombudsman offices; Attorney General-Consumer Protection divisions; administrative offices that regulate businesses and issue professional licenses. 553 more words

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What is HOA trade group’s 2018 Legislative agenda?

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

As 2017 comes to an end, housing and consumer advocates that are concerned about legislative reform need to keep a close eye on what trade group Community Associations Institute (CAI) is up to. 974 more words

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