Hoarders will be forced to remove clutterBY CLAIRE WEBB
LAGUNA WOODS – Residents in Laguna Woods Village suspected of having excessive clutter in their homes will be compelled to allow inspections for hoarding and to remove the clutter under a policy expected to receive final approval Tuesday.The policy, the first of its kind in Orange County, according to the Orange County Task Force on Hoarding, applies to residents of the 6,323 units in the United Mutual homeowners association, the retirement community's largest..." More
Jan 18, 2011: HOA wants to inspect homes of people suspected of hoarding
By CLAIRE WEBB
LAGUNA WOODS – Residents in Laguna Woods Village's largest homeowners association who are suspected of having excessive clutter in their homes could be compelled to allow the HOA to inspect their homes for hoarding and to remove the clutter under a new policy.The United Mutual board gave initial approval last week to a policy that prohibits hoarding in the association's 6,323 units. The board would rely on residents to report those suspected of hoarding, after which an inspection would be ordered, according to the policy.
The policy is aimed at preventing safety hazards and protecting HOA property. In United Mutual, residents are part of a corporation, which owns all real property such as the residential units and carports..." More