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CA: City Charging for Trash Pickup Residents Don’t Use

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

NBC LA reported that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is billing some residents of apartments and condos for city trash pickup, even though those same residents pay private companies to pick up their garbage.
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Rentals Dividing Ownership

Struggling to make ends meet, facing foreclosures and decreased property values, more homeowners are renting out their properties.  They do it to make the mortgage and pay the bills while they wait for property values to regain traction before selling.

There’s no shortage of renters.  Many people-kicked into the street by mortgage foreclosure and unable to afford a home-are looking for a place to get their feet back on solid ground.  Whatever the reason, for homeowners and renters, one thing is certain; homeowners associations are facing the prospect of more renters in their communities.  Rentals are not usually welcomed with open arms, perpetuating the divide between resident owners and investor owners. 

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PA: Traditions at Ridley Creek residents raise issues

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

Residents of Traditions at Ridley Creek were out in force at a recent Brookhaven council workshop to complain about various issues including parking congestion, the use of the development as a “drive through”, dead and dying trees, the placement of trash Dumpsters and the absence of security gates.
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