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Update: Landowner returns after 3 years to tell the story of how they defeated a backstabbing HOA and land developer

What are you to do when you purchase something only to have the terms of sale retroactively changed by a governing association? Oh, and that governing association is controlled by the organization that sold you the thing in the first place. Well, lawyer up and hit them with a strongly worded email letting them know just angry you are. After a three-year hiatus, this landowner returned to share the grippingly realistic tale of how they managed to defeat a land developer and HOA who had changed t…
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'Then the ENTIRE board quit': A tale of pro-level HOA revenge spanning years

'Then the ENTIRE board quit': A tale of pro-level HOA revenge spanning years

One former HOA president had had enough of the group's threats and random rules — so they tore the organization to the ground. In a dramatic story spanning decades, one person did the legal heavy lifting to demolish this HOA. I have never seen someone bring an organization to their knees quite like this guy did… I actually don't know how they could ever come back from it. After being an HOA president and being involved in the organization over quite a while, the OP shared that they switched to…
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Karen Welcomes Me to the HOA

'Never give Karen an inch': Guy stands up to entitled neighbor Karen, then has to work with her to fight HOA

There's nothing like having to work with your enemy!
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Housing association wants me to pay my late aunties debt? No, pay me the money I overpaid instead.

'I don’t owe this money but in fact they owed me': HOA tries to trick tenant into paying aunt's debts, tenant fights back

Your daily reminder that HOAs are the worst!
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‘You Messed With the Wrong Neighbor’ : HOA Penalize Man With Unfair Fines, He Plays Ultimate Long Game in Revenge, Leads to Foreclosure on Vice President's Home for Unpaid Fines Amounting to $10,000

Some housing communities have something called a homeowner association, and oftentimes, its purpose is to act as a little parasite, bugging people to no end with ridiculous notions such as 'Making sure your lawn is green enough' — in February , no less. This man was fined for exactly that, as well as for the fact that his trash cans were 1 foot away from where they were 'supposed to be', and he found it utterly ludicrous. He refused to accept this reality, so he came up with a plan. What ensued…
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HOA Facebook group Karen probably thinks it’s everyone else but her who is wrong.

'Next time I won't hesitate to call': HOA Facebook Karen goes on unhinged rant about kid playing basketball in the cold

This HOA Karen going on a social media rant sounds like a literal nightmare!
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HOA towed my stepdad's car again. And instead of trying to help us figure out what is going on, the board member in charge of parking ignored me and then gave me passive aggressive responses.

'Sweet sweet revenge': HOA unjustly tows stepdad's car, faces threat of endless parking applications

Idiots have the uncanny ability to work themselves into petty positions of power, which they then rule over with an iron fist, completely ignorant of the fact that absolutely no one takes them seriously or even wanted that position in the first place. One could attribute this undeniably overly prevalent idiot phenomenon to possibly be due to the individual's complete and utter lack of self-awareness. For, one needs to be aware of one’s own actions and place in the world before one can begin to…
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AITA I don’t want to split the rebate I receive from being on the Board of Director’s of my HOA with my wife

'This has caused some of our worst fighting': Greedy husband refuses to split $400 rebate from HOA with his wife

This guy must hate his wife!
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HOA gets hilariously trolled after emailing a petty violation email to the wrong person

Woman is mistakenly emailed an HOA violation for a property 600 miles away, trolls them with epic pettiness

Neighborhood HOAs do not have a good track record these days. They used to be more like an HR department for neighbors to work through conflicts and disagreements in their community. Now, they just yell at you for your property not looking a certain way they want it to look . For example, god forbid you have a few weeds growing on your lawn. Recently, a girl named Mae online posted about an HOA violation she received about the weeds on her lawn. The email was caddy and entitled and nit picky. T…
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AITA for not being in an HOA

'I've been getting HOA letters about fees': Guy refuses to join HOA and incurs their wrath

It's often said that you should never make a deal with the devil — and the same goes for HOAs. If an HOA ever comes knocking, asking if you want to participate in a duel for a golden fiddle, you would do well to politely decline… before closing — and locking — your front door.
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arly update: Since my previous post, I've received a second note stuck to my window. I'm not sure what to make of it as it's more or less the same style of letter,

Update! 'You are being given a warning': Woman receives passive aggressive note from neighbor demanding removal of decorative fake plants

All's well that ends well, I suppose. But is this really going to be the end of the dispute?
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'You must within 2 days minimum': Insane neighbor demands woman remove fake plants from her porch in bizarre viral letter

Come again?
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Now YOU get to be HOA president! |So my dad, with a beatific grin, said he would be the HOA president of our single suburban street. He and the two neighbors drafted the bylaws of their own HOA in strict accordance with the planned neighborhood. But they added a special provision that the President of the HOA could name a successor

Weird HOA Monarchy Gets Passed Down By Succession, Ends Up in the Hands of Wild Karen

When this couple built their home on the edge of a growing metropolis, they established their own HOA to avoid being a part of a larger HOA entity. They established themselves as president and set the hilariously bizarre rule in the bylaws that the President of the HOA was to name their successor. I feel like this HOA story has more in common with GRRM's telling of the history of the Targaryen dynasty in Fire and Blood than it reasonably should. The idea of an HOA monarchy being handed down to…
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pettyrevenge | "I placed 5 vehicles in my driveway." | My HOA will learn that I absolutely live by the letter of the law.

HOA Doesn't Want Dude Parking in His Own Driveway, Blocks Street Instead

We'll leave it for you to judge who is in the wrong here, but there ain't no way we're siding with the HOA. Even still, parking cars in front of your neighbor's house and blocking the street in the process is pretty damn entitled behavior… So we're finding it pretty hard to side with the poster either. It's probably the mounting jet lag and utter lack of sleep, but I'm having trouble agreeing with anyone today. Harassing your neighbor with your car collection and making it, so the street is com…
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Antiwork post | "Just quit my job effective today by email." | Worker quits job after leave is not honored

'Just quit my job effective today by email': Employer denies new employee leave negotiated during interview process, new employee quits

This employer reneged on its promise to allow a new employee to take leave agreed upon during the interview process, prompting the employee to send this email notifying the employer of their immediate resignation.
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ProRevenge story | "We would get a letter every now and then about how the bushes had to be torn out and replaced with [an] 'approved' shrubbery. After the second letter, they sent us a notice that we were being fined." | "We are the Karens who say... Ni"

HOA (and Knight of 'Ni') Karen Demands Exasperated Homeowner Fetch a Different Shrubbery, Costs HOA 'Potentially Millions'

What's next? Cutting down the mightiest tree in the forest with a herring? This HOA Karen, who also apparently happens to be a member of the ‘Knights Who Say “Ni”', demanded that this homeowner fetch her another shrubbery… and place it beside the other shrubbery , only slightly higher so that you get a two-level effect, and with a little path running down the middle. Apparently, there was something wrong with the type of bush that was planted on the homeowner's property. No, it wasn't too big o…
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