Difference between Homeowners association and Maintenance fee?

Natasha from Dallas, Texas asks:

When it comes to condos, are h.o.a., assessment and maintenance fees the same thing and if not how do they differ? When obtaining a mortgage does it consist of the principal, taxes and maintenance fee?

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