We Do Not All Agree…

We Do Not All Agree…

Judgment is in the air. “To mask or not to mask.”  “Black lives matter.” “All lives matter.” “Coronavirus and COVID-19.” “The Election.” “Defund Police.” We do not all agree.  Haven’t we seen this?   With differing viewpoints come judgments – there’s a tendency...
A Simple Conflict went South

A Simple Conflict went South

Spend any time with members of an HOA (Homeowners Association) Community, and I guarantee you’ll hear stories of conflict. It seems you put people in close proximity with other people and the result is challenge of every variety.  Stories abound from various HOA...
Compliance Violation

Compliance Violation

June described a compliance violation letter she had received from her HOA board. The letter stated her garbage can could be seen from the street. Over the years, she explained, the can size had changed so the cans no longer fit into her shelter. She said, “I...
Us vs Them

Us vs Them

It began innocuously. A resident in an HOA, a member of the community received a letter saying he was in violation of the CC&Rs.  The board sought compliance. This was normal practice. This resident felt he had followed all procedures. And he pointed out how the...