HOA Horrors: Few checks and balances puts residents at whim of boards, covenants | 11alive.com: "For years, 11Alive received a steady stream of tips from viewers, frustrated by the action of their HOA board. When our 11Alive Investigator Rebecca Lindstrom started digging, she found cases of favoritism, bullying, embezzlement – and very few checks and balances to make sure decisions came coupled with common sense.
More than two million people live in a neighborhood with an HOA and the numbers, with every new construction project around metro Atlanta, are growing. "
I must have read about 500 of these breathless "crack investigative reporter discovers problems with HOAs" stories. You'd think they just found Bigfoot.