News - Crime & Courts: 'They are a mafia' (Page 1 of 2)
It is a comfortable complex with a mix of upmarket and middle-class homes, some with views of the sea - but run by a homeowners' association from hell, say some residents.
So heated has the low-level war between residents and The Capricorn Beach Homeowners' Association (HOA) become that the association has reportedly racked up a R191 000 bill in legal battles against homeowners.
Those R thingies are Rands. That's the currency in South Africa. According to my friendly neighborhood internet converter, R191,000 amounts to $24,227. So it seems that HOA lawyers are expensive the world around.