The Stout family in Lee’s Summit painted a swing set purple. Their HOA was unhappy, and the case ended up in court, drawing international attention. The family won, but not really, considering legal costs.
Couple pay $4,000 to keep purple swing set
Olathe homeowner battles HOA over landscaping
Avignon Villas' HOA says it cares about helping its community
When homes associations go bad
Angry residents dig for truth at HOA
Tennessee family battles HOA after daughter is nearly strangled
Right and wrong ways to run an HOA
$35 million sale price for handwritten Book of Mormon sets new record
New $1 billion KCI Airport terminal to be designed and built by Maryland-based Edgemoor
Zach Hannon discusses how he coped with news from the past few months
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Hazen Blair, 16, explains why he supports Bernie Sanders
Trish Jacobs, is the president of the Avignon Villas HOA and she is proud of their community in Olathe, Kan., along with 26 friends and supporters who believe they have a good HOA for the residents at Avignon Villas.
The Meekers represent a growing number of vocal residents upset with their homeowners associations. While many HOAs still support their residents, others now harass them with narrow and odd rules. Fines for violating those rules can be heavy, leading to liens against residents and even loss of their homes.
Homes associations are meant to keep neighborhoods from turning shabby and to maintain property values. But when homeowners don’t follow their strictly enforced regulations, they may be fined, end up in court or even lose their homes. Here are their horror stories.
Kansas offensive lineman Zach Hannon talks about how his life changed following his father's cancer diagnosis earlier this year. Tim Hannon was declared cancer free earlier this week. Zach spoke on Sept. 19, 2017.
The Star's Jill Silva delves into the finer points of ramen. Her guide: chef Patrick Curtis, owner of Shio Ramen Shop at 3605 Broadway. Shio, the only KC shop that makes its own noodles. You'll want to see how fresh noodles are made and learn about the different broths and toppings on the menu.
KC Chiefs defensive coordinator Bob Sutton talked Thursday about the talent of recuperated LA Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen, who was injured in the 2016 regular-season opener against the Chiefs and missed the rest of the year.