Why can't you just ignore your HOA if you've paid off your house? They can't legally do anything at that point, right?
- StephenWeinsteinLv 71 month ago
Yes they can. They can fine you. If you don't pay, they can put a lien on it to keep you from selling it. In some cases, they can even take the house.
- InLv 71 month ago
They can put a lien on your property which will have to be paid off when you sell your house. If the amount is high enough they may even be able to get a judgement against you and force a sale to settle the debt.
- 1 month ago
- USAFisnumber1Lv 71 month ago
Nope. The HOA goes on forever, does not matter if you paid off your house or not. The ONLY way to get out from under an HOA is to disband the HOA. I did.
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- AlexanderLv 71 month ago
Owing on your house is irrelevant. The HOA can put a lien on your house collectible if and when you try to sell it, with interest and fines accumulating until then.
- fatboysdaddyLv 71 month ago
They can fine you and put a lien on your home. Had it happen to a family friend.
- EntropyLv 71 month ago
The HOA's ability to enforce it's edicts vary from location to location and are often spelled out in the covenant you signed when you moved in. That covenant means you are legally required to comply with the HOA's edicts. You signed the contract.
- 1 month ago
They certainly can and frequently do.