HOA Blog-apalooza!!!

The Best Blogs Exposing America’s HOA Nightmare!
(obviously, some will be missed in this rundown. So please, please submit your own nominees for a future list!)

1.
http://privatopia.blogspot.com/
Evan McKenzie. Law professor and author. King of all HOA blogs.

2.
http://pvtgov.org/pvtgov/
http://pvtgov.wordpress.com/2011/01/23/co-opting-the-hoa-homeowners-bill-of-rights/
Two of the sites operated by George Staropoli, the Stallion of all HOA blogs.

3.
http://sites.google.com/site/hoacorruption/
Jonathan Friedrich, continuing to make waves in Nevada. He’s now running for Assemblyman.

4.
http://www.righttoown.org/
This guy has thought of arguments that no one ever dreamed existed!

5.
http://www.thehoaprimer.org/
Smart, smart, smart!

6.
http://ccfj.net/
Jan Bergemann’s site. An absolute genius in the HOA fight.

7.
http://www.foreclosurehamlet.org/profiles/blog/list?tag=HOA’s
Foreclosure based. Some occasionally good stuff.

8.
http://sanantoniohoalaw.blogspot.com/
another lawyer, this one Texas-based.

9.
http://www.azcentral.com/members/Blog/WestValleyVoices/159067
Short. Arizona-based. OK sometimes.

10.
http://blogs.palmbeachpost.com/westpalmbeat/2011/01/ibis-residents-want-to-remove-168-oak-trees/
Newspaper. Florida-based. Somtimes worth following.

11.
http://blogs.venturacountystar.com/dennert/archives/2008/07/hoa-horror-stor.html
California-based. Worth an occasional look.

12.
http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/2010/01/tensions-between-hoa-super-liens-and-purchasers-at-foreclosure.html
Law professor, some good info.

13.
http://blogs.ajc.com/momania/2011/04/06/new-hoa-rule-no-kids-playing-outside/
A Mom’s blog about HOAs forbidding kids to play outside. The comments are the best part.

14.
http://www.lvrj.com/blogs/smith/Gentile_Did_Amesbury_feel_guilt_over_betrayal_of_friends_in_HOA_scandal.html
John L. Smith, a very smart and informed columnist from the Las Vegas Review Journal

15.
http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/valleyfever/hoa_hell/
Arizona-based.

16.
http://www.marylandlawyerblog.com/2010/07/fighting_hoa_lawsuit.html
An honest lawyer? Hmmm, imagine that! Maryland-based.

17.
http://thesunnews.typepad.com/opinionblog/2012/03/we-need-some-hoa-rules.html
Some interesting info.

18.
http://www.hoalawblog.com/2012/03/jury_awards_387_million_to_own.html
Good info. Panic among HOA lawyers as they lose a 4 million dollar suit in Hawaii!

19.
http://blogs.sun-sentinel.com/condoblog/2009/07/welcome-to-the-best-condo-hoa-blog-on-the-planet.html
written by lawyers! Whew! What can we do?

20.
AHRC.com
One of the earliest and most strident. Elizabeth McMahon’s site. Not sure what the current status is, but blog seems not to work. Very sad.

21.
http://www.lexblog.com/network/midsize-firms/florida-condo-hoa-law-blog-becker-poliakoff-law-firm.html
Ugh! More lawyers. Mostly about Florida law. Sometimes they stink. Sometimes they’re good.

22.
http://www.lexblog.com/network/midsize-firms/florida-condo-hoa-law-blog-becker-poliakoff-law-firm.html
Ugh! More lawyers. Mostly about Florida law. Sometimes they stink. Sometimes they’re good.

23.
http://www.woai.com/content/blogs/briancollister/story/Brian-Collister-s-Blog-Ousted-HOA-president/qC7feiXKz0eoUxHXFfcgkA.cspx
TV News based. Some pretty interesting stories.

Enjoy the reading list as well — should be illuminating!

Ward Lucas
Author of
Neighbors At War: The Creepy Case Against Your Homeowners Association

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