Courts, States Continue to Wrestle with Homeowners Association Assessment Liens

The circumstances under which a condominium or homeowners association (HOA) lien for unpaid assessments may wipe out a lender’s mortgage lien continues to evolve across the country. As noted in our previous alerts regarding assessment lien priority cases in Nevada and Washington, D.C., the relative priority of these assessment liens, vis-à-vis mortgage liens, continues to have significant impact on lenders, associations, and consumers and potentially impacting the cost and availability of mortgage loans for homes within HOAs.     Read the article………