homeowners' association

[ hohm-oh-nerz uh-soh-see-ey-shuhn, uh-soh-shee‐ ]
/ ˈhoʊmˌoʊ nərz əˌsoʊ siˈeɪ ʃən, əˌsoʊ ʃi‐ /

noun

an organization in a condominium or other planned housing community that makes and enforces rules about the appearance and maintenance of properties and that maintains common areas with money from membership fees. Abbreviation: HOA

Origin of homeowners' association

First recorded in 1925–30
Also called home·own·er as·so·ci·a·tion.
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