The main complaints of homeowners associations
Homeowners’ associations can be fantastic for enticing unforgiving neighbors to mow their lawns, maintain the community pool and clubhouse, and deter the woman opposite from painting her house a particularly harmful neon pink hue. But they can also be a costly source of frustration for those who break their many, many, many rules.
The most common HOA fine is for improper landscaping, according to a recent Porch survey of more than 700 residents of HOA communities. Porch is an online marketplace connecting homeowners with home improvement professionals.