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Port Orange HOA Tells Residents Yard Statues Aren't Allowed

A grieving widow in Port Orange, Fla., has a statue of an angel in her front yard, a token of the happy years she spent with her husband before she lost him. But her neighborhood homeowners association says the statue violates community covenants, and if she doesn't remove it, she'll pay a fine, Orlando TV... Continue Reading »

Political Yard Signs: When Your HOA Can Tell You to Take Them Down

By Dona DeZube Ah, November! The month when Americans put up political yard signs hoping to sway their neighbors' votes -- until the community association tells them to get those signs out of the yards. If you're one of the more than 60 million Americans -- about 1 in 5 U.S. residents -- who live in a homeowners... Continue Reading »

HOA 'Steals' Homeowner's Virgin Mary Statue

"Thou shalt not steal" is a shared societal principle that, by law, protects our private property, religious or otherwise, from being taken by others at will. That is, at least, until your private property becomes offensive to your local homeowners' association. An enraged family in Pittsburgh is accusing their... Continue Reading »

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