Homeowner associations in disrepute | www.azstarnet.com ®: "Across the United States, homeowner associations are falling into disrepute. People hate them. But what's the alternative?
Most planned communities include common areas and amenities like swimming pools, tennis courts and clubhouses, all of which must be maintained. Somebody has to hire tradesmen, pay the bills and maintain standards. And who better than the residents themselves?
In theory, it's a great idea. Unfortunately, it no longer seems to work in practice — if it ever did."
Fred Pilot forwarded this piece, written by an HOA officer from Arizona. I imagine some law firm will draft a response to protect the rice bowl.