Neighborhood divided: Locals at odds over proposed homeowners association (NY)

Call it a homeowners dissociation!  Residents of Sheepshead Bay’s courts are split whether to form a homeowners association to pay for needed repairs to their private streets. The city’s Sandy-recovery program Build It Back is offering to fix up their broken sewers — which homeowners are actually responsible for maintaining — if they agree to get organized and put money away for future maintenance. But some say they’ve been getting along okay for years, and the association will just be another tax.     Read the article………….


Related Articles

Major increase in water rates stirs debate (CA)

Some homeowner associations, for instance, would see rates jump by more than 50 percent if they continue using the same amount of water

HOA Homefront: Readers ask about executive session – used or abused?

Q. You have mentioned the open meeting law. You still have not addressed the board going into secret meetings called

Petition supporting Halloween house gets attention from around the world (IL)

An online petition created by a Naperville fifth-grader has logged more than 7,500 signatures from people all over the world