The First Amendment and Community Associations
For the most part, community associations are not bound by the First Amendment, either. CC&Rs and Bylaws often restrict owners’ rights to display signs, even political signs. In a well-known Pennsylvania case a unit owner wanted to place a “for sale” sign on the window of their condominium. The CC&Rs contained a “no sign” provision which the Association attempted to enforce Read the article………….
About 20 to 30 percent of homebuyers purchase properties within common-interest developments, commonly referred to as homeowners associations or HOAs.
“Don’t try this at home!” This warning, which scrolls under some television ads and programs, would be equally appropriate advice