EXCLUSIVE — HOA to Allen West: We’ll Take Your House, Unless You Pay up!

Allen West

Former U.S. Rep. Allen West faced foreclosure in July when the HOA of his Weston development claimed he wasn’t paying maintenance fees (Special to Gossip Extra)

As a Tea Party favorite, former U. S. Rep. Allen West doesn’t care much for the government, and even less for taxes.

Apparently, Fox News Channel contributor West also has issues with the HOA of his development in Weston.

The Fountain Spring Homeowners Association filed liens against West and his wife, ex-Florida Atlantic University Trustee Angela West four times — count’em, four! — in the past two years, records show.

Why?

The former U.S. Army lieutenant colonel’s not paying his maintenance fees for months at a time!

In July, the HOA filed a lawsuit to have the house sold on the courthouse steps but dismissed the foreclosure attempt after he paid up on Aug. 20.

West, who bought in the gate community in 2004 for $270,000, isn’t returning calls for comment.

Public records show his property is being assessed $390 in fees per quarter.

The HOA undertook foreclosure proceedings in July because West owed $964.50, including fees and penalties.

Because of re-districting, West, 52, moved to a rented house in Palm Beach Gardens early last year so he could run for office in a mainly Republican area.

He campaigned for a territory that stretched from the north side of Palm Beach County to the Treasure Coast, and was beaten for the seat by Democrat Patrick Murphy.

West was first elected in 2010 in a district in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties.

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  1. tom48212 says

    If he moved elsewhere for sure THEY have to cancel his homestead exemption (if he has one). On the property within the gated community.

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