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Homeowners Association

HOAs Gone Haywire, Part IV: How to Decode Your HOA or COA's CC&Rs

Jack Hanson | Posted 01.27.2017 | HuffPost Home
Jack Hanson

HOAs Gone Haywire, Part IV: How to Decode Your HOA or COA's CC&Rs Thus far in my HOAs Gone Haywire series, I have discussed the most common issues of...

HOAs Gone Haywire, Part III: The 411 On Everything You Need to Know About HOA and COA Board Elections

Jack Hanson | Posted 12.13.2016 | HuffPost Home
Jack Hanson

HOAs Gone Haywire, Part III: The 411 On Everything You Need to Know About HOA and COA Board Elections Last May, two Pike County, Pennsylvania men we...

HOAs Gone Haywire, Part II: How To Avoid The Most Common Pitfalls Of HOA And COA Management

Jack Hanson | Posted 09.15.2016 | Business
Jack Hanson

Last year, a Las Vegas attorney was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a "massive", multi-million dollar HOA fraud scheme involving consp...

When Homeowners' Association Living Goes Haywire: How To Prevent The Common Problems Of Living Under An HOA or COA

Jack Hanson | Posted 06.30.2016 | HuffPost Home
Jack Hanson

Since 1964, Associations have become increasingly common in part because they give residents a degree of control over their investment that homeowners in non-Association communities do not have.

Our Homeowners Association Has Some Concerns About Your Paleo Lifestyle

Graham Nelson | Posted 09.07.2014 | Comedy
Graham Nelson

Your mother and I were 100 percent on board when you said you wanted to change your lifestyle. Of course, we were a bit surprised to find you in the gully behind our home, eating half-rancid bacon off the shells of scooped out turtles.

How to Know if You Are a Lousy Volunteer

Raymond Dickey | Posted 11.24.2013 | Media
Raymond Dickey

If you natural tendency is to scare people into doing what you want them to do, then you may actually accomplish the opposite. People are more likely to volunteer their time when they feel it is their choice to do so and that their efforts are appreciated.

Yea or Nay to Dogs in the HOA?

Raymond Dickey | Posted 07.16.2013 | HuffPost Home
Raymond Dickey

HOAs are homes, neighborhoods and communities. These are places where people live. So the rules need to both benefit and support the lifestyle of those who live there.

Homeowner's Association Shuts Down Viral Sensation's Light Show

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 10.24.2012 | Small Business

In what some are calling an overreaction by the "fun police," there will be no Halloween light-show spectacular this year from lighting and sound arti...

Caught On Tape: Homeowners Association Prez Beaten, Robbed

Posted 12.01.2011 | Miami

A Fort Lauderdale homeowners association president trying to quiet a noise disturbance in his community was sucker-punched from behind then brutally b...

Sales Of Previously-Owned Homes Unexpectedly Fall In June

Posted 09.19.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Lucia Mutikani) - Sales of previously owned homes unexpectedly fell in June to touch a seven-month low as cancellations of pending contrac...

WATCH: Disabled Veteran's Charity Home Blocked By Homeowners Association

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

Even after laying his life on the line for the country, and sustaining injuries because of it, Sean Gittens couldn't get the charity house he was offe...

I Can't Do WHAT?! 10 Outrageous Homeowners Association Rules

The Stir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The Stir

In a particular New York City building, the tenants must be considered "on-the-verge artists" and have their craft approved by the board.

Ryan Grim

Alan Grayson Confronts GOP For Spying On Democratic Gathering (VIDEO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative media spent much of Friday attacking Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) for breaking up a GOP meeting Thursday evening in his Orlando district. R...

Soldier in Iraq Loses Home Over $800 Debt

Mother Jones | Nick Baumann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Michael Clauer is a captain in the Army Reserve who commanded over 100 soldiers in Iraq. But while he was fighting for his country, a different kind o...