Turf War: Resident/HOA battle sprouts over use of synthetic grass (AZ)

Byrne has been accused of violating the community’s covenants, conditions and restrictions, commonly referred to in homeowner association parlance as “CC&Rs.”  That’s because Byrne’s lawn is actually synthetic grass. Not that, it should be noted, the same tacky stuff that sprang up in suburbia during the 1960s. The modern incarnation is virtually indistinguishable from the verdant rye grass that adorns much of the Tempe neighborhood from October to May.    Read the article…………….