How A Homeowners Association Went Bankrupt Because Of One Obama Yard Sign – The Consumerist: Back in 2008, a couple in Olde Fairhaven, Virginia put up a sign in their lawn showing their support for a presidential candidate. This simple action led to a feud that has raged for years and cost the neighborhood homeowners association hundreds of thousands of dollars. Now the HOA is broke, and the central “town square” that turns a clump of townhouses into something resembling a community is up for sale.
Well played, HOA board of directors and law firm. Did you learn anything? Did any other HOA board learn anything?