DA looks into Channelview complaints | Houston & Texas News | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle: "The issues at play in Sterling Green South focus attention on the practices of management companies that collect assessments for associations representing millions of American families.
In many neighborhoods, particularly those in unincorporated areas such as Sterling Green South, power and knowledge are limited to the management company, attorneys who focus on collections and perhaps the association president, said Evan McKenzie, a University of Illinois-Chicago political science professor whose research specializes in private governance.
“It's the most massive privatization of local government that has ever happened,” McKenzie said. “There's no transparency at all.”"
Don't think I posted this earlier.