Tag Archives: friendly

FL: Woman Fights HOA Over Eco-Friendly Plants

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

A Tavares woman spent thousands on new landscaping featuring all environmentally-friendly plants that don’t require any water, but her homeowners’ association doesn’t like it. So, WFTV researched what kind of rights homeowners have to fight their HOA.
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FL: DeLand sets stage for golf carts on streets

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

After residents inquired about cart use in Victoria Park, a study found it feasible there. However, it will be up to the homeowner’s association to decide if the residents want to pursue it and pay for signage designating cart-friendly roads and sidewalks.
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FL: Tavares neighbors in a tiff over Florida-friendly ‘jungle’

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

A state law specifically protects residents who choose “Florida friendly” landscaping from overzealous homeowners associations that tend to prefer perfectly manicured and tightly trimmed bushes around obedient trees. But the law, sponsored by Lake’s own state Sen. Carey Baker, R- Eustis, hasn’t stopped this particular association.
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