Arizona offers homeowners little protection from bad HOAs, managers

Arizona’s almost 9,000 homeowners associations (HOAs) carry enormous power over their residents, from determining paint colors and reinforcing landscaping specifications to managing considerable amounts of money. They can even foreclose on homeowners.

In this article on Feb. 7, 2018:

Community associations are private entities. Government can’t come in and tell them what to do, but is that a good thing for homeowners? 

— Director of the Master of Real Estate Development program Mark Stapp, who is Fred E. Taylor Professor in Real Estate