In Defense of HOAs

HOAs certainly have their share of detractors. Many HOAs operate a community of detached, single family homes which begs the question: it’s my house; it’s my yard; other than the local building code, why should my HOA be able to restrict what I can do with them? Does it really matter how I maintain my yard? Shouldn’t the choice of exterior paint color be left up to me rather than the HOA board or an architectural control committee? Shouldn’t I be able to park whatever vehicle I want and park it wherever I want on my lot? The answer to those questions depends on one’s expectations and, unfortunately, sometimes people who prefer few or no restrictions find themselves living in communities with extensive rules and regulations.    Read the article……………….


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