Can a home owners association file a lien against you for over due fees?

Answer Maybe. If the homeowner's association (HOA) has written, recorded covenants and/or bylaws that require the payment of dues, liens can be filed for non-payment of those dues. The laws regarding HOA ... Read More »

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Can a home owners association file a lien against you for needing to fix a piece of wood on the house and paint it?

The definition of a lien is essentially a claim to keep property -- in your case, cloud your title -- until a debt is paid. In order to file a lien, you must owe the association money, either in th... Read More »

Can a home owners association file a lien against your personal name or just your property?

Read your governing documents to determine whether you are personally liable for what you owe the association, or not. In any event, having a lien filed against the title for property you own will ... Read More »

How do you file a lien against a property owners association?

If the association owes you money, you can take your evidence to an attorney who can help you take the appropriate action against the association. Generally, you would file suit against the associ... Read More »

When a home owners' association forecloses on a lien for delinquent fees does that mean the home owner's property can be seized to pay the debt?

To foreclose means to start the legal process by which the property can be sold to settle the debt or other obligation. The property is sold to the highest bidder. At the auction the association wi... Read More »