You can listen and/or download the talk show "On The Commons" taped on Saturday, November 28, 2009.
Shu Bartholomew and her guest talk about the mantra used by defenders of HOAs: "But you agreed!"
all heard it. The association industry members
use it when lobbying for greater powers for
associations. Attorneys representing HOAs in
court use it. Managers and other proponents of
the system spout it out ad nauseum every time the discussion revolves around the sorry state
of affairs in association-controlled residential
town hall panel discussions on HOAs and a phone bank
and a marathon Internet chat session in
How well are values really holding up in HOAs? Why are so many people made homeless? What is on the minds of the thousands of "isolated incidents: who called in for help"? These -- and many other questions are being discussed on this show. Don't miss listening!
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