Reader letters June 15
HOA and hardball tactics
To the editor:
In regard to a recent article in The Mountaineer regarding homeowner associations, I want to commend Jim Bothwell for testifying in the legislative hearing concerning the HOA law changes.
It takes courage to take a stand for what you believe and not take the general attitude to just give in and follow the HOA rules or move out of the area.
Most home owners associations are implemented to benefit the home owners in that area. However, there are a few HOAs that can cause discontent and disagreement with neighbors.
There even may be times when a homeowner may disagree with an issue that is to be voted on, but just give in out of shear peer pressure rather than be labeled as a troublemaker.
A officer of the HOA may know little or nothing about the state ...