TEXAS – Family told by HOA that it’s ‘too soon’ to decorate for Christmas, ordered to take down display
Fox8 Cleveland: Family told by HOA that it’s ‘too soon’ to decorate for Christmas, ordered to take down display
By Brittany Harris
November 12, 2019
SAN ANTONIO, Tx. (WJW) — A family is in shock after they were told by the homeowners association to take down their Christmas decorations.
“I was like, ‘Wow, that’s a first,’” Nick Simonis said in an interview with WOIA. “I was angry, because there’s a reason why we’re doing it.”
On Nov. 1, he set up a snowman, some reindeer and a Santa hanging from a helicopter in the front yard.
A couple of days later, he got a letter in the mail from the HOA notifying them of the violation.
It read in part, “Maintenance – Holiday Decorations Need To Be Removed. Please remove the snowman until closer to the holiday season.”
“They didn’t even clarify what day that is,” said Nick.
His wife Claudia is eight months pregnant, so they wanted to get an early start this year.
He said at this point they have no intentions of taking down the display. Read more: