QUESTION: Some residents hog the guest parking to the point where enforcement has become a full-time job. The board is tired and inquired if HOA owned guest parking spaces could be rented on a long-term basis to individual unit owners.
ANSWER: For most associations, guest parking is quite limited. Renting the spaces to owners only makes it worse. In my opinion, boards cannot take away parking meant for all owners and give it to a few owners. You can deter parking hogs with increasing fines (as provided for in your fine schedule), suspension of parking privileges, and towing (provided you have proper signage).
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