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Q: Does HOA have to fix water issues on property they own?

My HOA owns the easement between my house and several neighbors. We all experienced flooding and property damage. We aren't allowed to touch it because they own it, but they refuse to make any repairs to the easement to ensure proper drainage.

Barbara Billiot Stage
Barbara Billiot Stage
answered on Jul 21, 2020

It depends on the nature of the easement and who owns the property versus who is the easement holder. An easement holder has rights to use the property for a particular purpose, but does not own the land. For instance, if they have a utility easement, they likely have no responsibility for... View More

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