Monthly Archives: August 2016

Organized Crime? Yo Betcha!

Guest Blog by Ward Lucas   August 23, 2016     Organized crime is endemic in the HOA industry, absolutely woven throughout the faulty fabric of the whole structure of Homeowners Associations. Racism, bribery, blackmail, criminal harassment, theft, extortion, embezzlement, phony liens and … Continue reading

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Associations' value

Regarding the Aug. 7-8 series “HOAs from Hell,” I am disheartened by the seemingly extensive efforts by the author to dig up the worst stories possible regarding homeowner associations. What your paper did not mention is that Americans living in … Continue reading

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Kansas City Star puts HOA issues in the spotlight

This week the Kansas City Star kicked off a national special project series entitled HOAs from Hell by Judy Thomas. This is the first print and on-line series of its kind by a major national news company. Several HOA reform advocates, … Continue reading

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Arizona citizens attempt to address legislative powers of HOAs

Share Story By KTAR.com | August 7, 2016 The Arizona Homestead Exemption protects up to $150,000 of an individual’s equity. However, the Arizona Legislature suspended that protection in the mid-1990s.  Arizona Senator David Farnsworth stated that this group tried to … Continue reading

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Government, the HOA from hell

Opinion  Aug. 7, 2016 By ADAM B. SUMMERS / Staff Columnist In an extensive exposé on “HOAs from hell,” the Kansas City Star details a number of cases of homeowners associations harassing and impoverishing residents, oftentimes over minor violations of … Continue reading

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