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Flynna Jones, writing in the International Business Times, explains that HOA rules are necessary because HOA rules

restricts the building materials to be utilized in constructing homes and the kind of home upgrades allowed. Moreover, they set the allowable number of occupants per house, the kind of pets that are permitted and the race of persons who can stay in the community.
source:  Flynna Jones.   "HOA Rules -- Why It Is Necessary In Home Buying".  International Business Times.  March 03, 2010.  (emphasis added)

A small sample of race-restrictive covenants can be found at http://depts.washington.edu/civilr/covenants.htm