HOA ‘Super-Priority’ Liens Would Hurt Consumers, American Banking Assn Warns

ABA and several other trade groups yesterday released a statement of principles on “super-priority” liens placed by homeowner associations that in some states have been recognized as senior even to claims by first-lien mortgage holders. The principles come in response to cases in states like Nevada, where courts have allowed HOAs to foreclose on homes when HOA dues are in arrears, extinguish the first-lien mortgage, and sell homes for a fraction of their value.     Read the article……….