Legislation targets overzealous homeowners associations


The Kansas Legislature is looking for ways to empower homeowners angry with their persnickety homes association if they think their state rights have been violated.

Lawmakers on Thursday heard testimony for a bill that would give homeowners association residents the ability to take their complaints to the state attorney general to investigate.

Homeowners associations in Kansas are now governed by a bill of rights that the Legislature passed almost 10 years ago. However, critics argue the law is weak and hard to enforce without spending thousands of dollars to take the homes associations to court.

The bill, sponsored by Olathe . . .


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