FLORIDA – HOA sells Port Orange family’s home over $2K debt
WFTV.COM – Action 9: HOA sells Port Orange family’s home over $2K debt
They owned the home outright, there was no mortgage but it sold cheap.
January 19, 2016
By Todd Ulrich
NEW SMYRNA, Fla. – A Port Orange family will be kicked out of their home after it was sold at auction over a $1,900 debt. Homeowner Katelyn Annis says it’s not fair. “It’s not their home, this is our home.” Annis, her husband and children will be kicked out of their house in a matter of days. The Waters Edge Homeowners Association foreclosed and sold the family’s home at an auction to collect $1,900 in overdue fees, plus a few thousand dollars in legal costs.
Annis claims they were never told about the auction. “I feel so let down by the HOA, by our neighbors, by the board,” she said. She and her husband knew the association filed a lien to collect two-year-old association dues, but after losing their jobs, Annis said they had to delay paying. “Literally, it was either my power bill or the HOA and my power for my children comes first, “said Annis. Read more: