Legislature fails to acknowledge HOA wrongs

 ARIZONA CAPITOL TIMES

Friday, March 21, 2008
At the Homeland Security and Property Rights Committee hearing on Feb. 25, Rep. Doug Clark commented that this bill was “trying to solve a lot of society’s ills.” This astute observation has been long in coming. Still, the Legislature fails to acknowledge the wrongs of the past. The bill has been in limbo since the hearing, and the Legislature has failed to act to protect homeowners against Homeowner Association boards.

HOA boards can operate not as representatives of the people, but as authoritarian, through private agreements that are held as binding contracts, although easily recognized as adhesion contracts. Boards are unaccountable to the state and to the homeowner for their actions, as all public governments are accountable.

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