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HOAs from Hell, Kansas City Star

HOAs from hell: more horror stories, more fraud — and prospect of legislative action Read story at: http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/hoa/article122547749.html

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Letter from an AZ advocate to an AZ Senator

John Sellers 6231 East Mark Way, Unit 12, Cave Creek, Arizona 85331 Email: jasellers123@gmail.com Tel: 928 310 8220 To: Arizona State Senator Yarbrough December 10, 2016 Dear Senator Yarbrough I’m part of a talented diverse citizens group working with Senator … Continue reading

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HOA Attorneys

by Dorian MacDougall Eye / July 26, 2013 …a homeowner has no law to protect them from unscrupulous boards, management companies, and association lawyers. My grandfather protection under US common law was not valid in a private corporate government. You … Continue reading

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Sun River HOA (Utah)

To all members who have concerns: Yesterday, October 18, 2016, I attended a Financial Committee Meeting at the CC. Notably missing was member Al Smith. The meeting began by the Treasurer Carol Lopacinski giving the floor to management company controller … Continue reading

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Why doesn't the attorney general help with association complaints?

Donie Vanitzian JD Question:  After moving into my condo 15 years ago I attended a board meeting with several fed-up owners complaining of many unresolved problems. I thought things would change; I was wrong, nothing changed. I began a letter-writing … Continue reading

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Arizona homeowners work to change HOA laws

Guest Blog courtesy ABC 15 Phoenix, Arizona Courtney Holmes, Joe Ducey Sep 26, 2016 let joe know PHOENIX – I’ve heard it all before. People fed up with their HOA and feeling powerless to do anything about it. We’ll now … Continue reading

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Balancing Community and Governance

Reforming the Community Association By Wayne S. Hyatt Hyatt and Stubblefield, P.C.,   Atlanta, Georgia Excerpts from Proposals for Change The perpetual obstacle to human advancement is custom.  John Stuart Mill Role and structure of association governing boards  Governing boards … Continue reading

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Why doesn't the attorney general help with association complaints?

Q&A  Donie Vanitzian JD Question:  After moving into my condo 15 years ago I attended a board meeting with several fed-up owners complaining of many unresolved problems. I thought things would change; I was wrong, nothing changed. I began a … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware! HOA's Deny Your First Amendment Rights

Guest Blog, 09/01/2016 By Mirah Riben Researching, writing & speaking about the adoption industry since 1979. Author of THE STORK MARKET: America’s Multi-Billion Dollar Unregulated Adoption Industry There are thousands of HOA communities (aka “common interest communities” or ‘’common interest … Continue reading

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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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