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Are you talking about for people who already own their property?
Also, by POA are you referring to a Property Owners Association but is more commonly known as a Home Owners Association (HOA)? I assume you are but POA can also stand for other things.
There are a lot of variables in Texas dealing with HOAs. Those include deed restrictions and provisions, plat plans, contractor plans on file, etc.
However, as a general rule if a property owner doesn't have a requirement for an HOA in their deed or any other paperwork and they already own the property then they can fight the requirement to be a part of it. It may take a lawsuit but forcing someone who has owned/purchased property with no hint that a HOA might become an obligation can argue that forcing them to do so is an "unconstitutional taking". That is even with a vote so doing so without a vote is even less likely to work.
I have seen this scenario played out before and the judge said you can't force them to join if they weren't aware it was a possibility when they purchased. It also violates the "ex post facto" (after the fact) laws. You may have heard it referred to as "grandfathering".