FLORIDA – HOA reconsiders after resident reports it to federal authorities
LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. — Home Owners Associations usually exist to manage a neighborhood’s recreational amenities and to make sure yards are properly maintained and look good. But a Lakewood Ranch man says his HOA is breaking the Federal Fair Housing Act by asking him to remove gravel he installed to help his disabled son.
Three years ago, Mike Groves installed a strip of gravel beside the driveway of his Lakewood Ranch home because of his autistic son. “My stepson has been diagnosed with autism since he was age four. He recently in his teens became epileptic and started having seizures.” Read more: