View Full Version : Stay Out: Florida Subdivision Bans Hurricane Evacuees

09-09-2005, 11:13 PM
Subdivision rules are keeping some Ocala residents from temporarily housing Hurricane Katrina evacuees, and angry homeowners said it might make them move.

The board of Majestic Oaks Homeowners Association told homeowners their deed restrictions prohibit housing people who fled the Gulf Coast. According to the Ocala Star-Banner, a flier, distributed by the Majestic Oaks homeowners association Saturday, said that rather than allowing "additional families" in the community, residents were encouraged to contribute to hurricane relief funds.

The board sent the notice after learning that a minister in the 500-home subdivision had traveled to New Orleans and planned to take in three families of evacuees.

09-10-2005, 04:12 PM
WHy anyone would want to come to Florida to evacuate is beyond me.

What will happen when their is another hurricaine? These people will have to go through it again?

Not to mention more people to evacuate.

Also although I would not buy a house in a deed restricted comunity the minister did ... He agree to those terms... He could have bought elsewhere if he did not like it.