To maintain the value of our neighborhood, we maintain a Code of Regulations, which contains Deed Restrictions. We also have an Architectural Control Committee that reviews planned exterior home modifications.
Enforcement of violations follows this procedure:
- HHCA Trustees will draft a letter to the resident or property owner notifying them of the violation in the Deed Restrictions. The letter will state the specific violation, suggested remedy and a time frame to correct the violation.
- If this first action does not remedy the violation, a Trustee(s) will telephone or pay a personal visit to the residence to speak directly with the occupants of the residence about the violation.
- If the violation continues, HHCA has retained legal counsel to begin correspondence with the owners or occupants of the property in violation to inform them of their legal obligations, by signing the mortgage for their property, to adhere to the tenants of the HHCA Deed Restrictions and to put them on notice of pending legal proceedings by their noncompliance. In addition to the commencement of legal action, the Name and Address of the residence that continues to be in violation of the HHCA Deed Restrictions will be published on the front page (bold type) of the Huntington Hills Holler. The listing will also include the violation that has not been remedied, the time frame the violation has continued and the actions taken to address the problem.
- If the violation persists, a third party mediator will be enlisted to hear the justification for the continued deed violation.
- The final step in the remediation process is the suing of the property owner by HHCA. If a suit is brought against a property owner, all damages, court costs and attorney fees will be included in any judgment rendered. It is important to know that these legal costs will all be included and collected by the courts for the persistent violation of the legally binding contract, signed by each property owner, governing the resident-ratified Deed Restrictions for the Huntington Hills Civic Association.