TEXAS – Navy vet gets house back after HOA foreclosure
SAN ANTONIO – A retired petty officer is getting his home back after losing it due to overdue homeowner association fees.
It began in 2011. That’s when Richard Miller found out he had been ordered to vacate his property after the Monte Viejo Homeowner’s Association foreclosed on it for past due HOA dues.
At the time, Miller was in Japan helping with naval recovery efforts following a major earthquake that had taken place.
Miller says the dues were $45 a month, but the amount got out of control when the association added interest and attorney fees. Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) filed suit in state District Court against the Monte Viejo HOA on Miller’s behalf.
On Thursday, Molly Rogers, an attorney for TRLA, announced that Miller and the homeowner’s association had reached a reasonable settlement, and Miller has moved back into his house. Read more: