Here you can listen or download "On The Commons", taped on Saturday, March 10, 2007. Guest is Nevada Senator Michael Schneider.
Senator Schneider is talking about the Nevada experience of an Ombudsman for homeowners' association -- and the need to give the ombudsman the necessary "teeth" to make it work. Subpoena power and dishing out punishment is necessary to make the people in charge understand that the Ombudsman means business.
His shares his great knowledge about problems in homeowners' associations and the need to regulate them. He is talking about more new statutes in Nevada, among them a law that will take away the power of associations to "police" public roads.
Listen to Senator "Mikey" when he talks about the board members trying to tell him that their "sacred" CC&R's supersede all other laws, including State and Federal laws. It's interesting to hear what other states do about regulating homeowners' association.
makes it very obvious that Florida is still far behind -- considering the
protection homeowners in other states already enjoy!
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