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HOAs ▶ SocialCurrentSee

ALTACITIES®, an acronym for “ALTERNATE CITIES,” is the web moniker for the neighborhood of sites, blogs and locations created and managed by @ALTALOMAN, in reference to our first web journals and blogging activity when residents of Alta Loma in Southern California. In 2011, we moved but these ALTACITIES® remain in the form of common interest developments ▶ on Flipboard
The SocialCurrentSee found on this site deals largely with common interest developments, aka homeowner associations or HOAs, now the dominant housing development type in California and much of the rest of the nation.  For the numbers, see this DATA.

▶ Many of the sources archived and flipped here are found in my TWITTER feed and searches like the archive found below.

▶ Whether one owns a townhouse, raw land in a subdivision, a gated-community home, a shack in zoned jungle, or part stake in a condominium complex the majority of people who live there are often not always thrilled about the few folks …

Fair Housing ▶ SocialCurrentSee

RT @KuesterCompany "Laws can be tricky when it comes to safety and #FairHousing. How does your #HOA... @ocregister " — Tina Larsson (@FolsonGrp) May 11, 2017
THIS CASEBOOK contains a selection of 89 U. S. Court of Appeals decisions that analyze, interpret and apply provisions of the Fair Housing Act. The selection of decisions spans from 2006 to the date of publication.

The Fair Housing Act declares that "it is the policy of the United States to provide, within constitutional limitations, for fair housing throughout the United States." 42 U.S.C. § 3601. To achieve this goal, the FHA renders it unlawful to, among other things, "make unavailable or deny, a dwelling to any person because of race, color, religion, sex, familial status, or national origin." 42 U.S.C. § 3604(a). As relevant to this case, it provides several tools to do so. Avenue 6E Investments, LLC v. City of Yuma, Ariz., 818 F. 3d 493 (9th Cir. 2016).

[T]he Act proscribe…