West Virginia Homeowners Associations Found to be Debt Collectors

In West Virginia, homeowners associations (HOAs) now need to worry about how they go about collecting delinquent fees. If HOA debt collection efforts do not comply with the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act (the WVCCPA), an HOA could face a civil suit and steep penalties. The Supreme Court of Appeals in West Virginia recently examined HOA collection of delinquent association fees in Fleet v. Webber Spring Owners Association, Inc., No. 14-0637 (January 2015).      Read the article………….


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