THE KANSAS CITY STAR: Angry residents dig for truth amid signs of decay in HOA
By Judy L. Thomas
August 3, 2016
At first glance, Quivira Falls seems a tranquil hamlet, tucked away in a tree-lined neighborhood in Overland Park.
But hidden beneath the siding of some homes could be rotting wood that has been covered up and allowed to continue crumbling.
The truth may not be known for years because of a jumble of stories told by residents, a whistleblower, a defiant homeowners association — and city officials who don’t want to get in the middle of it.
Ask Tim Ryan, Overland Park codes administrator, whether it’s possible rot in the framework of some homes might have been left unrepaired.
“Could be,” Ryan says. There’s just no easy way to tell. Read more: