….HOA boards and managers do not want active owner participation in the affairs of the corporate association – they view questions and suggestions from membership as second-guessing and a nuisance….
…..I listen to homeowners from all regions of the U.S., and, although the finer details of their stories differ, it’s really the same story over and over. Their board is out of control – often backed up or egged on by the manager or HOA attorney…
…. keep a low profile, as a matter of self-preservation….
….In my opinion, the root cause of HOA problems is a governance model that is structurally flawed, because it was never designed to benefit the people who live in HOAs….
…. Americans continue to bear steep increases in their HOA assessments…..
…..When Association members face stress and uncertainty, arguments over the money are inevitable. That creates social discord, which only complicates matters even more…..
read the complete article at https://independentamericancommunities.com/2018/01/17/what-is-the-root-cause-of-hoa-dysfunction-3/