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HOA lawsuit | Avignon Villa Homes | Jim Hildenbrand

The Real Deal New York – Erin Hudson – HOA battles can be long, drawn-out and, for some, expensive TRD STAFF MAR 23, 2019 12:00 PM A satellite dish. A St. Francis statue in the garden. An incorrectly parked car. It started small, but disputes over a Kansas man's alleged violations of…

Three outrageous HOA lawsuits (March 2019)

Independent American Communities – deborahgoonan – This month: an Oregon HOA wants to end mandatory contributions to a builder's nonprofit; a Pennsylvania homeowner appeals a case that seems like an obvious condo board conflict of interest; and the Texas AG fights an HOA's attempt to incorporate as…

Homeowners Upset After HOA Installs License Plate Readers

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth – Samantha Chatman – Brian Davidson has lived in the Bedford Stonecourt HOA for 17 years. 'It's a very comfortable and safe neighborhood and we have almost no crime,' he said. Massive Sinkhole Finally Filled After NBC 5 Responds Report Davidson thought last month's HOA…

Million-dollar HOA lawsuit grabs headlines in WSJ

Independent American Communities – deborahgoonan – This week the Wall Street Journal published a story about an insanely expensive lawsuit over petty homeowners' association rules. Many WSJ readers don't know that the story has been making headlines in the Kansas City Star since 2016. I've been…

HOA Homefront - Management companies explain how to evaluate them

The San Diego Union-Tribune – Kelly G. Richardson – Q: I am a HOA board member, and our management company contract is coming up for renewal. We realized we have no formal way of evaluating how they are doing. I was wondering if in your dealings with homeowners associations you have come across a…

Florida HOA legislation update (March 2019)

Independent American Communities – deborahgoonan – Big news in Florida in the fight for justice for condo owners. Representative Javier Fernandez (D) has introduced HB1259, dubbed by its supporters as the #LockThemUp Bill. HB1259 would put some serious teeth into enforcement of Condominium Act…

HOA not jumping for joy over 12-year-old cyclist's 'bike jumps

KTVU Fox 2 – FOX – Video Posted Mar 25 2019 07:02PM PDT Updated Mar 25 2019 09:25PM PDT DANVILLE, Calif. (KTVU) - When 12-year-old Gregory Leitch goes to school each day, he's not sure the track he built near his home in Danville will still be here when he returns.

HOA Neighborhood Leaders Forum

City of Champaign – The Neighborhood Coordination Division facilitates a bi-annual leadership forum for neighborhood groups registered with the City of Champaign. These groups include neighborhood watch, neighborhood associations, and homeowner/lake owner/condo…

Veteran wins fight with HOA to fly American flag

ABC7 Los Angeles – VIRGINIA -- A veteran is finally able to honor the Marines he fought beside in Vietnam. WRIC-TV reports, the Virginia man has been fighting his homeowners association for 20 years now, all to put up an American flag on his own property. Richard…