Another HOA boss allegedly uses a heater to assert his authority over the inmates. Seems there was a similar incident posted here recently involving a Phillipine HOA.
READING, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania housing development with a one dog per household rule said a family must give back a seeing eye dog they're training.
Steve and Annette Yerger's daughter was trying to earn a $1,000 college scholarship by raising Ives, a 4-month-old retriever mix, for one year. But the family already has a pet dog.
The Oak Meadows Homeowners Association in Berks County denied the family's request to keep Ives until December, when he'd return to the Seeing Eye program for the next phase of his training by professionals.
More bad press for Privatopia.
Sacramento-area homes are cheap. Interest rates are low. The inventory of new homes is tight.
But prices stubbornly refuse to rise.
"It's a very strange time," said Doug Covill, immediate past president of the Sacramento Association of Realtors. "I question if we've ever seen anything like it before – to see this low of an inventory where values aren't going up."
If the demand side of the market is sufficiently suppressed, the usual operation of the law of supply and demand is curtailed. In this snapshot of one of the nation's most distressed residential real estate markets, the suppressing factors are ultra conservative lending standards, high unemployment and reduced household income and weak consumer confidence.