Can my HOA discuss liens with the IRS?

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Can my HOA discuss liens with the IRS?

I am going through a financial situation and my HOA wants to foreclose on my

property for 6k; it won’t entertain any repayment plans or counter a repayment

plan. I also have about 150-160k in IRS liens that are already attached to this

property. How can I save my house?

Asked on September 12, 2018 under Real Estate Law, Arizona

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

1) Can the HOA discuss liens with the IRS and vice versa: yes. There is nothing confidential about liens on your property; in fact, since they have to be filed to be valid, they are by definition public knowledge.
2) The only way you can save your property is to pay the liens in full, or else into into a repayment plan that the people you owe money to (HOA; IRS) voluntarily accept. Even bankruptcy would not save the house--it would delay matters, but if you can't pay the liens off, ultimately, you will lose the property. You have to pay the liens, either all at once, or over time by mutual agreement.


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