What should your HOA do after it has suffered a disaster?

Note: This is the second of two columns written by Bob Freitag of AmeriClaims, Inc., a firm of public insurance adjusters in Indian Trail that represents individuals, organizations, and businesses after a property disaster. Your association has just suffered a major disaster, such as a fire, tornado, hurricane or water-damage claim. What should your homeowners’ […]

Advice from an architect for HOA architectural committees

Note: This week’s column was written by J. Richard Alsop, AIA. Alsop is a partner in Charette Architects, PLLC. He advises more than a dozen HOA architectural review committees in the Carolinas and Florida. The Architectural Review Committee, or ARC, is typically charged by a community’s covenants, conditions and restrictions, the CCRs, with the exclusive […]

Mike Hunter to speak at community forum on HOAs sponsored by WFAE public radio

From WFAE’s website, which can be found here:  http://events.publicbroadcasting.net/wfae/events.eventsmain?action=showEvent&eventID=1471554 “Thousands of Charlotte-area residents live in neighborhoods that have a local Homeowner Association. HOAs are often praised for keeping communities cleaner, safer and more livable. But some homeowners complain that HOA boards can be too rigid and arbitrary in enforcing covenants and restrictions, infringing on homeowners’ […]