IfI pay back due HOA fees, can a lien be placed against my home?

I have been threatened with legal action over late payment of fees. The fees I paid were not late but they failed to apply payment to my account. The HOA failed to send me the bill/assessment and has ignored my request for the bill for this month. If I get the bill and pay the fees, even though it’s late, can they assess a lien on my home?

Asked on November 11, 2011 under Real Estate Law, Texas


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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

You need to carefully read the recorded covenants, conditions & restrictions pertaining to your unit in the planned unit development. Most likely the association has the ability to lien your unit for a late monthly dues payment. Will it given the actual payment that is late?

Most likely not. Good luck.

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