Monday, August 27, 2012

HOA board education or indoctrination?

by pvtgov

Donna DiMaggio Berger of Florida’s CAN HOA advocacy group wrote about the increasing numbers of board members seeking to be educated in HOA matters and in the affairs of HOA-Land (Do most Condo & HOA Directors want to be educated?).  I agree with Donna that these private government officials need to be educated, because unlike pubic officials [...]



‎Saturday, ‎August ‎18, ‎2012,
In this “groundbreaking decision”, as described by Evan McKenzie in his Privatopia Blog, the Illinois appellate court made a ruling consistent with the HOA Enlightenment Movement. Neglect by a condo association to make repairs affecting a unit is a defense against continued payment of assessment. This is a major step toward homeowner justice that removes [...]

The role of the HOA apathy affliction in circumventing public policy
‎Wednesday, ‎August ‎15, ‎2012,
In my prior Commentary, See The HOA apathy affliction: a political dynamic, I wrote about the HOA attorney driven recourse to complete rewrites of the CC&Rs that works because of the apathy affliction that is thriving in HOA-Land. I would like to now add that this approach, in general, is an intentional violation of your [...]

The HOA apathy affliction: a political dynamic
‎Tuesday, ‎August ‎14, ‎2012,
Everyone is unhappy with the pronounced apathy among those living in HOA-Land, where the lack of homeowner protections works for the power-elite, the board and its attorney. CAI has complained many times about apathy when homeowners complain about the conduct of their boards. CAI also complains how it can’t make “necessary” changes to the CC&Rs [...]

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