Rules of the roost can ruffle feathers: Covenants quietly control subdivisions’ look (ND)

or years, Tom Fenner has been one of the keepers of the covenants for Martens Way, a housing development on the city’s far south side.  The former president of the Martens Way Homeowners Association has mediated disputes over the rules that govern how homes, fences and the like should be built. But a few years ago, the HOA was faced with a make-or-break issue.     Read the article…………