Property Owners’ Associations in Three Sentences

property owner association condominium homeowner association subdivisionA property owners’ association is an organization of people who own real estate that is the subject of a dedicatory instrument through which the owners manage or regulate the property. POAs include residential subdivisions, planned unit developments, condominium and townhouse regimes, and similar planned developments. Like other aspects of American law, POAs have English roots.

In our “Law 101″ posts, we define terms, phrases, or concepts with the goal of conveying core information in order to set the stage for more complex discussions.

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