FLORIDA – Deployed family returns to squatters, HOA getting rent
A military family returns to their vacant Hillsborough County home to discover squatters had moved in, and the HOA has been cashing in on it. “We had no idea someone was living in our home and paying our HOA rent,” says Doug Tupper.
A viewer reached out to 10 News trying to get help for this family. It’s a new twist to the ongoing squatter problem that’s plaguing many local neighborhoods. This time it hit a military family and their home on Camden Woods Drive in Hillsborough County.
The HOA’s property management company found a way to force the squatters to pay up without the homeowner ever knowing.
The Tupper family believes squatters may have broken in through the garage, then changed the locks, and the surprises just kept coming for the homeowners. Read more: