Can a chapter 7 protect you from Homeowners Association assessments?

Answer Chapter 7 Federal Bankruptcy proceeds can help a debtor discharge debts. Assessments are owed by owners -- potentially personally as well as being attached to your property -- in order to pay for ... Read More »

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Can a person abandon a condominium with no mortgage owed without ramifications from the homeowners association for future assessments for extensive neglected repairs?

Any person can walk away from most any responsibility. And there are usually ramifications.Read your governing documents to remind yourself of your responsibility to pay assessments, including futu... Read More »

What is the difference between a Condominium Homeowners Association and a Townhouse or Plan Unit Development Homeowners Association?

A condo or townhouse Homeowners' Association (HOA) governs a group of condos, wherein the association is responsible for the maintenance of the outside of the building(s), landscaping, and utilitie... Read More »

Does the homeowners association have the right to keep settlement monies from the homeowners?

Your question implies that your association and its board pursued a cause of action -- whether through negotiation, mediation or a court of law -- and was awarded a cash settlement. Realistically, ... Read More »

How to Remove Homeowners From a Homeowners Association?

Homeowners associations (HOAs) are created to manage the common areas of a residential development and enforce regulations on the use of a homeowner's property. Homeowners association membership n... Read More »