in honor of Jill Schweitzer:
(This page is a tribute to Ms. Jill Schweitzer whose perseverance and tireless efforts to change legislation for homeowner’s rights in Arizona will be forever remembered.)
JILL’S ACTION ALERT is dedicated to Jill Schweitzer and her passion to inform and protect future homeowners.
Jill fought to protect potential homeowners by allowing them full access to HOA records before purchasing a home in a home owners association. This included: Financials, Future Assessments and Pending Law Suits.
Just as a prospective home owner is given full access to the records and history of the home they wish to purchase, they should have the same access to HOA records allowing them to make an informed decision.
Jill passed away on October 25, 2016 before her dream was realized, but we at the AZHOC continue to promote legislation to support her goal.
(**MORE BILLS THAT ARE IN PROGRESS – SCROLL TO BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE)
We the homeowners, in order to regulate and control our HOA boards and management companies…
Do current laws protect the HOA board and management company? Or do they protect the homeowner and renter?
As a homeowner in an HOA community, what legal rights and protections are in place to protect you?
HOA laws: Who influences the Legislators?
Most homeowners are struggling to meet their mortgage payments and other obligations while paying a fee to their association. These fees support the HOA industry, creating a business with deep pockets that can afford attorneys and lobbyist to influence laws governing your home.
- Do these laws favor the homeowner or the HOA industry?
- Who protects the rights of those living in an HOA community?
- Who lobbies for the homeowner rights and protections?
- Who regulates the HOA industry?
Protecting your investments
Your house is more than a home. It’s a major investment and part of your retirement.
Whether you own one home or many homes, you should have the right to protect this investment. As with a bank and your retirement account you should have the right to full disclosure of all information to monitor your HOA’s status. This includes any outstanding law suits and debt incurred by the HOA board.
A shift in power
There is a need for a change. A change in power to hold the HOA boards and management companies accountable to the homeowners. Below are key issues where laws need to be passed to protect the resident living under an HOA.
Licensing of management companies
Why are they allowed to operate without any government oversight?
Freedom of information
Should the homeowner have access and copies of all the information shared with the HOA board, Management Company and attorneys?
If funds are mismanaged, will the homeowner be held responsible?
Foreclosure of homes by HOAs
Why does the HOA have the rights to foreclose on a property?
Did the HOA loan the homeowner money?
Did the HOA invest in the home?
How much money is spent by the HOA industry to influence your legislator?
Why should a homeowner need an attorney to stop infringement by the HOA?
Should Homeowners pay the HOA’s legal costs?
Should HOAs be allowed to report late payments to the homeowner’s credit reporting agency?
JILL’S ACTION ALERT: (**MORE AZ HOA BILLS THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW).
The following are the current bills that we will be bringing to your attention:
Website Disclaimer: AZHOC supports regulatory changes needed to benefit and protect home owners. The information contained is not intended to be, and should not be considered legal advice under any circumstances.