Fla. -- A Texas-based home management company has been charging
local residents a fee to leave a phone message after hours.
Bergemann, a member of the state HOA task force under former Gov. Jeb
Bush said the whole thing is "over the top."
pay enough in these home owners associations already," Bergemann
said it's all a big misunderstanding. If residents waited for the entire
message there was an option to leave a message on a "general
line" at no charge.
reporter Mike Holfeld pointed out the confusion, Associa made a new
recording making it clear there is an emergency line and a general
pride ourselves on doing the right thing," Piering said. "We
apologize if the original message is unclear."
new recording is now in place.