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An HOA is merely a corporation...a corporation with membership in the corporation comprised of the HOA property owners.
An HOA, like any corporation, is bound by its bylaws.
So...can the HOA charge you fees?
That depends on the bylaws.
IF your HOA allows the HOA to charge legal fees to members for legal matters that the HOA board of directors are attempting to resolve, and this letter was created by an attorney? THen they can charge you the money they had to pay to have the letter drafted.
Bot***** *****ne: the HOA can ONLY charge you a fee IF the bylaws allow this.
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