The main complaints from homeowners associations
Homeowners associations can be fantastic for getting deadbeat neighbors to mow their lawns, maintain the community pool and clubhouse, and deter the woman across the street from painting her house a particularly noxious shade of neon pink. But they can also be a costly source of frustration for those who break their many, many rules.
The most common HOA fine is for improper landscaping, according to a recent Porche poll of over 700 residents of HOA communities. Porch is an online marketplace that connects homeowners and home improvement professionals.