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No serious injuries reported after 3-alarm fire at Bardstown Road condo complex (KY)

A 3-alarm fire forced residents to evacuate the Brown Suburban Condominium Homes Thursday night.  Firefighters responded to the fire at the condo at 3320 Bardstown Road near Goldsmith Lane around 9 o’clock.  The fire started in an apartment on the

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Harbor condos debate: To rent or not to rent? (KY)

Now, pressure is building at the scenic community – where about 300 people live in 158 units east of the East End Bridge tunnels – to possibly restrict or eliminate rentals, in the wake of complaints about too many rentals

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Homeowner prevails in Dyer (IN) vinyl siding spat

A Dyer homeowners association went too far when it ordered a resident who replaced her termite-affected cedar siding with vinyl siding to remove it, a divided Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Friday.     Read the article…………

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Federal lawsuit against Andover Forest Neighborhood Association (KY) dismissed

Attorneys have agreed to dismiss a two-year old federal lawsuit filed against a Lexington neighborhood association, alleging it discriminated and retaliated against a family who built a therapeutic playhouse for their son who has cerebral palsy.  Read the article……….

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Condo owner returns home 13 months after fire (KY)

Gail Martin has been unable to sleep in her own bed for 13 months going from hotel to hotel and friend to friend.  Sunday marked the first full morning back in her condo.     Read the article…………

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5 families displaced in Walton (KY) fire; woman credits dog with saving her life

Crews from Walton, Union, Florence, Burlington and Independence were battling the fire.  “Heavy smoke and fire was showing on the first floor of the structure when we arrived. The structure was fully engulfed,” Union Fire Chief Michael Morgan said.  Flames

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Louisville (KY) Condo Fire Kills Man, Leaves 19 Homeless

Authorities are investigating the cause of a condominium fire in Louisville, Kentucky, that claimed the life of a man and left 19 other people homeless.  According to WHAS-TV, firefighters received a call around 10:30 a.m. Saturday from the Regency Three

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Dozens of residents evacuated in Ludlow (KY) condo fire

More than three dozen residents have been evacuated after an overnight condo fire erupted in Ludlow  Read the article…………

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Questions linger 8 months after fire devastates Fern Creek (KY) condos

The flames at the Wildwood Condominium Complex in Fern Creek have been out for 8 months and still the residents of 24 units can’t go home.  The blaze that heavily damaged 8 units was started by someone boiling eggs.   Read

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Georgetown (KY) HOA Won’t Allow Residents To Remove Trees

Homeowner Associations are designed to keep the homeowner’s best interests protected. HOA’s write and enforce their own rules and are largely unregulated. Most of them collect fees that if not paid can and have led to foreclosure.     Read the

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Flooding problematic for Harrod’s Creek homeowners (KY)

The flooding has been a headache for so many across Kentuckiana.  From basements flooding to neighborhood streets covered in mud.  The rain may have stopped but the damage from the flood waters lingers.      Read the article………..

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Mezuzah restrictions, anti-Semitism, and the definition of a doorpost

Did you know that some condominium associations may have the right to keep a homeowner from posting a mezuzah at the doorway entrance?  It happened to Barbara Cadranel of Stratford, CT. In 2012, she received a stern letter from her

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Condo Developers Sue Bellevue

The Ackerman Group, the developers behind the Harbor Greene development along the city’s riverfront, is suing the city for breach of contract after the Planning and Zoning Commission voted last year to deny the developer’s proposal to alter their initially

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KY: Officials say man boiling eggs started fire that destroyed condo building

Four people were taken to Louisville area hospitals after a fire at the Wildwood Condominiums in the 7000 block of Wildwood Circle near Woodhaven Country Club.     Read more………

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U.S. Department of Justice sues Andover Forest neighborhood association (KY) in playhouse dispute

The U.S. Department of Justice has sued a Lexington neighborhood association, alleging it discriminated and retaliated against a family who built a therapeutic playhouse for their son who has cerebral palsy.     Read more…………

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About 200 residents intervene in Glenmary (KY) lawsuit

Attorneys have never seen it before: residents so concerned about their homes that hundreds of those living in a subdivision are willing to enter court proceedings.   About 200 residents in Glenmary, representing nearly 140 homes, have been approved to enter

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Man With Sign Stirring Debate in Lexington (KY) Neighborhood

Here’s been standing on the side of the road for a little less than a week trying to call his neighborhood to attention.   Read more……..

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Development progresses at Glenmary (KY)

Despite attempts to stop development on the Glenmary golf course, its property owners have sold the first of three residential lots, using the money to pay down the debt they say they’ve incurred from operating it. Subdivision residents and the

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Homeowners to convert Indian Springs golf course to green space (KY)

After years of opposing plans to develop part of the Indian Springs Golf Club on Westport Road, the Indian Springs Community Association has closed the course and will leave it as green space.    Read more……..

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KY: Homeowners to convert Indian Springs golf course to green space

After years of opposing plans to develop part of the Indian Springs Golf Club on Westport Road, the Indian Springs Community Association has closed the course and will leave it as green space.      Read more……….

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Multiple crews on scene of condo fire in (KY)

Several fire departments are on the scene of a fire at a condominium complex in Northern Kentucky.     Read more……..

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Lawsuit names Garrard homeowners’ association (KY)

The KCHR filed the complaint in Garrard Circuit Court last week on behalf of Clay and Susan Horn against the Natures Trace Homeowners Association. The suit seeks an unstated amount of damages because the homeowners group has refused to allow

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Publicity From Kentucky Case Prompts Lots Of People To Pay Their HOA Dues

If there’s any good that has come from the case in Lexington, Kentucky where a woman lost her home over unpaid homeowners’ association dues, it’s this: according to a local attorney who represents HOAs, a lot of people heard about

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LEX 18 Investigates: Council Member Challenging HOA Foreclosure Laws

A Lexington Fayette Urban County Council woman is calling for changes in the law after an LEX 18 investigation. Ingrid Boak lost her house after her homeowners association foreclosed because she was behind $300 in fees.  Read more…….

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Canewood developer, HOA reach settlement

Members of the Canewood Homeowners Association have endorsed a settlement agreement that resolves a two-year dispute between the subdivision’s developers and dozens of residents over its golf-course dues and maintenance and swimming pool.       Read more…….

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