Renewed effort in Austin to limit HOA powers | kvue.com | KVUE News local | Austin, Tx | Breaking news"You don't seize someone's home that's entirely paid off for a few hundred dollars in back dues," said State Rep. Chris Turner (D-Dist. 96). "That's fundamentally unfair and not right."
Turner is the latest state legislator to tackle HOA reform, and on Monday, he recruited Sherre Mueller to join his fight.
"I want to be an advocate for people to never let this happen again," she said.
State lawmakers have tried unsuccessfully to reduce the powers of HOAs for years. In 2009, two proposals in the House and Senate ran out of time.
Turner would like to add two major safeguards to the law, including one that would make it impossible for an HOA to foreclose without a court order.
He also thinks members of an association — your neighbors — should have the final say and vote whether to seize a house.
Thanks to Fred Pilot for this link to yet another cavalry charge in the TX legislature.