Texas stripper-themed Halloween display leads to clash with homeowners association
Try as they might, a homeowners association in Texas cannot take away the fun of this Halloween exhibit.
Richmond resident Angela Nava said her HOA recently asked her to remove her creative Halloween decorations – which feature pole dance skeletons at an outdoor “strip club”, as well as the clientele. equally skeletal of the club – on the grounds that it is inappropriate for a family neighborhood.
“It’s my way of being creative and having an outlet. No harm done. I’m not hurting anyone. Go slowly. It’s only Halloween, ”said Nava Fox 8 of his response to the letter.
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Nava says she originally came up with the idea for the stripper-themed display – which she calls the “Candy Shop” – as a way to brighten up the mood and keep busy during the party. pandemic. Since early October, she has also added more to the nightly display, including more skeletal strippers, bartenders and security guards.
But on Sunday, she received a letter from her HOA asking her to remove the screen and was given 30 days to comply.
Nava, however, says the vast majority of her neighbors were excited about the new “Candy Shop”, although she admitted it. Houston Chronicle that there were at least a few “enemies” in the vicinity.
“I have neighbors who come by at 8pm to see what the dancers are doing,” she told the store.
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Either way, Nava has no plans to remove the decorations until Halloween – and since she has no obligation to the HOA to do so for several weeks, she doesn’t have to.
“We just decided if it brings someone a little bit of joy and a little bit of smiles, so we’re doing everything right,” she told Fox 8.