|Legislation Introduced to End HOA Corruption|
Half a year after an HOA corruption probe was exposed by the Eyewitness News I-Team, it's getting major attention by lawmakers in Carson City. Lawmakers are working on creating some legal teeth to stop this from happening again.
Noto and others say Park Avenue and several other HOA's were allegedly part of a wide-reaching plan by Leon Benzer and his associates. He is a developer who is said to have used friends to take control of HOA boards and funnel questionable work to his construction company. Sources tell the I-Team, that money could add up to hundreds of millions of dollars.
see it a little more serious than that after what our Park Avenue community went through last year."
With the spotlight brightest and the HOA's back in order, Noto hopes the worst is over now and forever, "Hopefully it will make owners aware that they need to pay attention."
There was no opposition to the corruption provisions, but those parts are wrapped up in major bills dealing with HOA's. They expect some changes and tweaks. Both bills should have another hearing soon and a possible vote.