Yuma, AZ asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Arizona

Q: Can an HOA garnish wages, if they refuse to receive mail?

MY HOA refuse to pick up my mail, which includes my monthly dues. This has been going on for 4 months now. All mail was sent certified return receipt. There was an ADRE case on HOA refusing to pick up mail, and who is liable. I am awaiting response.

1 Lawyer Answer
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN

A: You should not be using certified mail unless the HOA Rules require it. The HOA has no obligation to be available all the times to sign a receipt to the mailman. Send all checks regular mail or hand deliver them, and when they cash them, you will have a bank record of some type. You knew you would have these problems when you purchased a home with a HOA, so you will have to make them happy or they will foreclose on you.

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