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Arizona – Sen. Barto’s bill says HOA contracts don’t matter (editorial)

Sen. Barto’s bill says HOA contracts don’t matter Arizona Capitol TimesPublished: March 9, 2012 at 8:20 am Sen. Nancy Barto’s relentless quest to redefine contractual law escalated to new levels in the Arizona Capitol Times article, “Bill advances targeting HOA authority over roadway restrictions.” In the March 2 article, she attempted to propose a nonsensical argument where she and her friend claim ownership of a vehicle owned by someone else.

Florida – Home builders push legislation that frees them from street repairs

Home builders push legislation that frees them from street repairsBy Mary Shanklin, Orlando Sentinel 4:31 p.m. EST, March 5, 2012 What started as a disagreement between Maronda Homes and residents of a Winter Garden subdivision has evolved into a proposed bill in Tallahassee that could free builders statewide from having to fix defective roads, sidewalks and drainage.

Florida – Florida Senate Bill Would Give Developers Immunity for Building Busted Neighborhoods

Florida Senate Bill Would Give Developers Immunity for Building Busted Neighborhoods – Broward/Palm Beach News – The Daily PulpUpdate: In a new post, we lay out the details on the bill’s author receiving substantial contributions from the construction and real estate industries. If SB 1196 passes this session, homebuyers looking at new developments should look much, much harder at their prospective neighborhoods.

Virginia – Homeowners associations to build final piece of Route 15 project

Homeowners associations to build final piece of Route 15 projectThe final piece of construction for the multimillion-dollar Route 15 project in Prince William County won’t be contracted out by county officials. Instead, two private homeowners associations will receive taxpayer funding to build sound walls to help diminish highway noise in their communities.

Florida – Concerns are raised about taxing units

Concerns raised about MSTUs as county considers expanding programSeveral of them appeared before the County Commission recently, asking the board to charge them for road improvements within their subdivisions. Commissioners obliged, unanimously inducting those residents into the realm of special tax districts known as Municipal Services Taxing Units (MSTUs) or Municipal Services Benefit Units (MSBUs).

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