Written by investigative reporter Brian Maass
ELBERT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A homeowners association in Elbert County has gone to court and is suing one of its homeowners over the color he painted his house and the HOA’s contention that the man failed to get proper HOA authorization before starting to paint.
But 60-year-old Robert Mark Bell isn’t rolling over, telling his HOA, the Kelly Air Park Association (website – subscription required), to take a hike.
“You take a stand,” Bell said. “It’s just about that simple.”
He’s refusing to repaint his house, refusing to pay a $500 fine the HOA is demanding and is countersuing his HOA for $50,000 for harassment and intimidation.