Neighbor suing Park City Planning Commission chair alleges HOA cover-up (UT)

Bob Theobald filed suit against Park City Planning Commission Chair Sarah Hall and her husband Gerry in May 2023, alleging they violated building and land use rules while renovating their 7-acre property in Park Meadows.  Theobald is also suing city hall, saying it didn’t provide proper oversight and adequate enforcement.    Read the article…………………………….

HOA suspects plenty of blame in Draper flooding, others say no (UT)

The HOA president in Draper’s Bellevue neighborhood said the developer, a contractor, Draper City and Salt Lake County may all share some blame in flooded basements that “looked like swimming pools” amid heavy rain this week    Read the article………………………..

Fire to multi-family condo unit in Park City displaces 20 people (UT)

Park City Police say 20 people have been displaced following a fire inside a multi-family condo unit Wednesday afternoon.  Authorities tell KSL TV’s Lauren Steinbrecher that police have arranged housing for all of those individuals displaced by the fire. The incident is in the area of 1000 Park Avenue.   Read the article………………………..

HOA fee shenanigans sour homebuying experience (UT)

There never seems to be a lack of material to discuss when it comes to HOAs (homeowner’s associations). Oh, how I wish we didn’t have to go there again, but alas, we do. Allow me to provide some context. This morning, I received a call from the buyer’s agent on a listing of mine that […]

Fox Tail Trail development draws HOA condemnation (UT)

James Letchford, president of the Hidden Meadows Homeowners Association, which represents all of the homes in the nearby area, said that the applicant will ultimately be able to make their own rules by establishing their own HOA.   Read the entire article……………………………….

Park City landowner accused of spending $3.7M of HOA funds on personal chef, nanny (UT)

A prominent Park City landowner and landlord renting out commercial and residential space on historic Main Street is facing criminal charges after prosecutors say he misappropriated millions of dollars on “significant commercial and personal expenses” including a personal chef and nanny.  The charges stem from Abdalla’s business dealings and management of the Sky Lodge condominiums and […]

Water conservation bill targeting cities and HOAs stalls in House committee (UT)

A water conservation bill that received a shout-out from Gov. Spencer Cox did not advance out of a Utah House committee Wednesday afternoon.  House Bill 95, sponsored by Rep. Ray Ward (R-Bountiful), would prohibit cities, counties, and HOAs from requiring property owners to plant or maintain only grass. They would have to provide other landscaping […]

Two South Ogden condos heavily damaged in overnight fire (UT)

Two families have been displaced after a fire tore through two condos in South Ogden late Saturday night, injuring two firefighters.  The condos in the neighborhood near 800 East and 5500 South are close together, which put pressure on firefighters to keep the flames from spreading to more homes.   Read the entire article……………………………….

Utah lawmaker pushes HOA in Cottonwood Heights to cut back on watering

A state legislator said she’s tried everything to get the HOA in her area of Cottonwood Heights to cut back on watering, but every attempt has been ignored.  Gay Lynn Bennion walks Hollow Mill Road every morning with her husband. She likes the exercise, but in early June she noticed something that really bothered her […]

Murray condo complex cleans up after flooding (UT)

Residents of the Willowbrook Condominium complex are cleaning up after a heavy storm that brought flooding to several units and the clubhouse Wednesday.  Read the entire article……………………………….

Five-alarm condo fire in SLC draws heavy response (UT)

An early morning condominiuim fire in Salt Lake City drew a heavy response from emergency crews Monday.  Officials say they were called around 2 a.m. to the building at 425 South 1000 East due to smoke and flames coming from the fourth and fifth floors of the six-story Incline Terrace building. Nearly 100 emergency personnel […]

Developer, HOA apologize over Ramadan decoration fine (UT)

A day after KSL TV first reported a Muslim family received a fine from its homeowners association over their Ramadan decorations, the HOA and the neighborhood developer have apologized.   Read the entire article……………………………….

Neighbors Claim Religious Discrimination After HOA Fines Lehi Family (UT)

A group of neighbors in Lehi sided against their homeowners association after a family was fined for their decorations celebrating Ramadan. Ahsan Ali Khan lives in an Ivory Homes community near 900 West 2800 North. The Khans are Muslim and recently celebrated Ramadan.    Read the entire article……………………………….

Hideout’s first master developer sues the town and its planner for $100M (UT)

The original master developer of Hideout is suing the town and its planner over development rights, accusing them of causing the developer economic damages of at least $100 million by reducing the value of its holdings and acting to prevent it from developing hundreds of homes.   Read the entire article……………………………….