The need to better regulate homeowner associations

If you purchase a new home, there is a high likelihood that you are joining a community governed by some sort of community association, such as a homeowner association or condo association. You may have chosen to live in such a community because of the amenities it provides: common green space, a pool, a playground for your children. Or, you may have just chosen a new home that happened to be part of such an arrangement without giving much thought to the matter. Whatever your reason, however, you may be getting more (or, in some cases, less) than you bargained for. [Continue Reading…]