Groups that govern most modern subdivisions and planned communities. The associations collect monthly fees from all owners to pay for maintenance of common areas, handle legal and safety issues, and enforce the covenants, conditions and restrictions set by the developer.
A subdivision with a homeowners association that normally includes covenants that must be obeyed. Normally these are created as part of the development of the subdivision and are often defined before land is purchased.
An organization of homeowners residing within a particular residential real estate development whose major purpose is to maintain and provide common areas and facilities in the development.