I’ve never heard of an HOA that made everyone happy! But there are definitely laws to protect an individual homeowner from an association. They depend on the state of residence, but read this: https://www.hoamanagement.com/homeowners-rights-against-hoa/
So if you think you’re being abused or mistreated, hire an attorney in your area to represent you. If you suspect fraud, you’ll want an advocate who knows the law.