I bought into a community with an HOA because the bylaws offered safeguards for the homeowners and it was a secure community in an age of much crime. The security however is a hit or miss sham, A clique of homeowners fired the professional mgt. company and took over mgt themselves saying they could save money which has not happened yet.
I have owned my home in my association for 25 years. Our board has had many, many board members who are bullies – agitators – and uneducated in the State – City & Government Laws that govern our community. I have served on the board twice – and resigned twice and even obtained Homeowner’s Insurance from State Farm with regard to the possibility of our Board being sued. Continue reading Joanne Lawlor
I am the “poster child” for HOA abuse committed by fellow board members. When I discovered fraud and theft, I tried to become a whistle blower. I served 18 hours in city jail because of the illegal charges the majority of the board created against me. Continue reading Sandy S
This is month #4 that my HOA (Homeside Properties) shut my water off and PADLOCKED it! Yes….month #4!!! No warning, no discussion, no explanation – just shut off and padlocked. Every governmental entity I’ve contacted has advised me that their actions were unconstitutional, even illegal, however, they cannot interfere in a “civil matter” and I will have to consult with an attorney to get any kind of relief. Continue reading Angel