HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION INFORMATION
The information provided by HOPB is for educational purposes only and it's not meant to provide or to be construed as legal advice. Any legal questions, should be directed to your attorney. We cannot respond to questions regarding the law.
GOVERNMENT AGENCIES & RESOURCES
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - Is the federal agency “responsible for national policy and programs that address America's housing needs, that improve and develop the Nation's communities, and enforce fair housing laws.”
Tennessee Government Portal - Search for government information by topic and agency.
Tennessee Attorney General - The office of the attorney general plays an important role in protecting the state's citizens.
Tennessee Secretary of State - Information on elections, businesses, licensing, and securities.
HOA Information Search - Find an association’s mailing address, statutory agent, and other corporate information by conducting a search under the name of the association or name of community or development.
Tennessee Department of Agriculture - The agency provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues.
HOA LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Direct link to: Tennessee Code Unannotated
Tennessee Human Rights Act & Disability Act – prohibits housing discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, sex or national origin. The Act provides similar protections as the Federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) and is administered by the Tennessee Human Rights Commission.
Tennessee Nonprofit Corporation Act, Title 48, Chapter 51 - The statute governs all non-profits with regard to corporate structure and procedure. Most associations in Tennessee are organized as nonprofit corporations. To check an association’s corporate status visit the Secretary of State’s website.
Tennessee Property Code, Title 66 - includes numerous provisions governing the formation, management, powers, and operation of residential properties within HOAs in Tennessee.
Multiple Ownership of Property, Title 66, Chapter 27
PRIVATE SECTOR RESOURCES
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency - Find solar access policies and incentives