Can a homeowners/townhome owner's association notify all other neighbors of my delinquent status on my association fees?

Question Details: Is it legal for my homeowner's association to mention in their meeting that my family is delinquent on paying association fees and that we have been sent to a collection agency? Does this fall under a Fair Debt Collection Act or other form of consumer protection?

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