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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

COMMON GROUND -- Critical Mass

You have to love these people--so many of them fighting for homeowner rights--many were on boards and became disillusioned--go read the site and see how many peole just want board to work within the rules! here is an excerpt from a long article worth reading

COMMON GROUND -- Critical Mass: "CHORE's Pat Haruff also served on her board—her three-year term only just ended in January—but she actually founded her group three years before seeking election. Why? 'I had a problem with my HOA [in Mesa, Arizona],' she says, blunt and self-deprecating during a 90-minute interview. 'The same old stuff—lack of communication, the secretiveness of the board, the meetings they would not announce, the records when you would ask for something very basic and simple that they would not give you.' The problems didn't stop once she got elected. In February 2003, the month after she was seated on the board, she says, her fellow board members tried to get rid of her because her service as CHORE's president created a conflict of interest. Eventually there were lawsuits, Haruff says, and she won everything—even attorney's fees—and remained on the board."

1 comment:

  1. I liked the story. Reminds me of us here in Hideaway. Many of us work for the rights of owners. I hope more join. It is not easy but it is worthwhile. These are our homes, our neighbors--Our trustees have a tough job--not doubt about it. BUT it would be so much easier if we all read the documents and followed the rules. we don't have to turn to an attorney every time a problem arises--we can TALK. We can VOTE at our quarterly meetings. Our documents encourage participation and voting. What is wrong with asking us what we want? Its our association and this is our business. Shelly


Any one is allowed to make comments. You can use your real name and lot or an assumed name. Please be respectful of everyone, especially our trustees who donate a lot of work for us. Even if you believe they are not acting in our best interests or following our documents, stick to the facts--no name calling or innuendos and unfounded accusations. We want to set a good example for our trustees.