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    • First, let's take a look at what HOAs are all about. HOA fees often range from $200 to $400 per month. The more upscale the building and the more amenities it has, the higher the homeowners' association fees are likely to be. In addition to monthly fees, if a major expense such as a new roof or a new elevator comes up and there aren't enough funds in the HOA's reserves to pay for it, the association may charge an extra assessment that can run into thousands of dollars. Because multiple parties [...]

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      Every neighborhood has a homeowners association, or HOA, that addresses tasks like hiring contractors to maintain shared spaces, resolving complaints voiced by residents, and checking to make sure that residents comply with established rules. A homeowners association is funded by monthly dues, which the organization often has trouble collecting. Given that an HOA is often composed of residents from within the community, who usually have other obligations and are likely not getting paid, they [...]

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      The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana (FHCCI), the Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services Commission(IPAS), and an Indianapolis family announce the filing of a federal lawsuit against the Grandville Cooperative, Inc. and Kirkpatrick Management Co. Inc. of Indianapolis, Indiana. The complaint alleges that the defendants refused to rent to a family that included a person with disabilities stating that "...it will be a liability to offer [the person with a disability] a unit that is not [...]

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      Recently the Fishers Police Department has investigated several incidents of thefts from vehicles. It appearsthieves are targeting vehicles parked outside of homes. Most vehicles haveitems of value visible from the outside. Chief of Police George Kehl would liketo remind citizens of a few simple safety tips that, if implemented, candecrease the potential of them becoming a victim. 1. Never leave your vehicle unsecured, even if you are only going tobe away from it for a short time. Thieves only [...]

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