Former Miami Dolphins wide receiver Chad Johnson is in the sights of a homeowners association across the turnpike from Hard Rock Stadium.
Johnson, a foreclosure lawsuit filed by the Coconut Cay HOA in Miami Gardens claims, hasn’t paid the $110-a-month maintenance fees on a house he owns in the development’s Sports Acres section.
According to the lawsuit filed a couple weeks ago, the 38-year-old former NFL star hasn’t paid the monthly fees since September 2015.
As of this month he owes $2,643.20, including fees and penalties, according to the paperwork.
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“The owner has failed or refused to pay monthly assessments,” the complaint, filed in Miami-Dade County, reads.
If the judge sides with the HOA, it could force a sale of Johnson’s house to get the money.
Records show the player formerly known as Ochocinco bought the six-bedroom McMansion on Northwest Eighth Court in June 2012 for $265,000.
Johnson paid cash for it, according to records, just weeks before he was cut by the Dolphins after a domestic violence arrest.
While several of Johnson’s phone lines are disconnected, a man who answered one number assigned to Johnson and identified himself as “Chad’s computer guy” said he would ask Johnson for comment. The NFL retiree has yet to return the call.
Media in Cleveland this summer reported Johnson showed up at the Browns pre-season camp to “guest-coach” the receivers. His stint lasted two days.