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Nanny State

HOA Demands Garage Doors Stay Open

Written by Joe Scudder

Garage doors must remain open from 8 in the morning until 4 in the afternoon, or homeowners will be fined $200!

The policy about garage doors allegedly was provoked by people letting guests sleep in their garages. I’m not sure what business it was of anyone else, but there were other solutions available.

Notice the Homeowners Association is acting like the government. Because of some bad actors, innocent people have their freedoms taken away!

Fox 5 Las Vegas reports, “HOA threatens to fine homeowners $200 for closing their garage doors.

A California community is upset after their homeowner’s association told them they needed to keep their garage doors open during the day.

The new rule calls for homeowners in the Auburn Greens subdivision to keep their garages open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Residents said the Auburn Greens Unit 1 Homeowners Association left fliers on their doors, saying they could face a $200 fine for not complying.

“I might as well clear everything out and leave the garage door open permanently because there is no point to having a garage door then,” said resident Shally Ia.

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Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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