Earlier this month, the city moved to establish a policy that disqualifies members of the Dunwoody Homeowner Association from a wide array of city boards. Sitting board members were given an ultimatum: members were to resign from the DHA or from their current board position. All DHA members, and members of other Dunwoody groups, should be deeply troubled by this action. Last week, City Council agreed to pause these efforts and discuss the matter further. We applaud their decision to seek outside legal opinions before implementing this policy change. For decades, DHA has been the strong voice of Dunwoody homeowners and has worked to protect the single-family character of the city. We have fought some developments—and supported others. The DHA has encouraged project adjustments that we believed enhanced the proposed projects or reduced their impact on Dunwoody. Since the city was formed in 2008, there have been voices suggesting that the DHA was no longer needed. But we have continued to
The Dunwoody Homeowners Association is a civic advocacy group that amplifies the voice of Dunwoody, GA homeowners. The DHA provides opportunities for civic engagement and informed opinions about growth and change in Dunwoody. The DHA provides public events to develop Dunwoody's culture and improve neighbor interactions.