Residents in a development near Sacramento are upset because HOA is forcing homeowners to keep their garage door open Mon-Fri from 8am-4pm. A resident was housing someone in their garage, which is against the communities CC&Rs. So the HOA decided to crack down on this issue, they’d force the residents to have their garages open, if they don’t comply, then they will face a $200 fine. After the residents explained their disdain with the new policy with reasonable worry about the possibility of robberies, the HOA sent a letter to the residents; “The new garage door policy has been put on hold by the bOard of Directors effective immediately. You may keep your garage doors down until further notice. The Board of Directors will be working with the Member (homeowners) to hopefully come up with a more ‘reasonable’ policy.

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