Stockton, CA asked in Real Estate Law, Foreclosure and Arbitration / Mediation Law for California

Q: legally disabled and facing unjust assessment and now lien

This hoa started off saying we had needed dry rot repairs and it has morphed into a full-on remodel of various projects here. I'm disabled and on fixed income and cannot pay and now in danger of lien/ foreclosure. They are demanding 54 thousand dollars now. In addition to 765.00 hoa we pay per month.

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James L. Arrasmith
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  • Foreclosure Defense Lawyer
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: I'm sorry to hear about the difficult situation you're facing with your HOA. To address the unjust assessments and the potential for a lien or foreclosure, consider the following steps: Review your HOA documents to understand your rights. Communicate openly with your HOA, explaining your fixed income and disability, and seeking a reasonable solution. Consult with an attorney who specializes in HOA law for legal guidance and negotiation assistance. Explore local and state programs that offer financial assistance for individuals in similar situations. Keep detailed records of all communication and efforts to resolve the issue. Best of luck in resolving the challenges with your HOA!

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