U.S. Senate Approves Short-Term Extension of National Flood Insurance Program

Written by: on Thursday, August, 2nd, 2018

Right in the middle of hurricane season, the National Flood Insurance Program (“NFIP”) was set to expire. With nothing more than a few hours to spare, on July 31, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives reauthorized the NFIP for four additional months, through November 30, 2018. Expiration of the NFIP would have left all existing [Read More...]

Pre-CCIOA Communities Right to Veto Budget Bill Signed into Law by the Governor

Written by: on Friday, June, 15th, 2018

In prior blog posts  we discussed House Bill 18-1342, which proposed that all pre-Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (“CCIOA”) communities, i.e. communities formed prior to July 1, 1992, comply with the budget veto process found in Section 303(4)(a) of CCIOA. Section 303(4)(a) was, previously, only applicable to post-CCIOA communities. HB 18-1342 has been signed into [Read More...]

Day Two of the CAI Annual Conference and Exposition

Written by: on Friday, May, 11th, 2018

Day two of the CAI Annual Conference and Exposition kicked off with BBC correspondent Katty Kay. Speaking on worldwide issues, Ms. Kay spoke on the state of the world including (1) the rise of China as a superpower, (2) the need to, as consumers, be better at recognizing fake news, and (3) civility with the nation. [Read More...]

Insights from the CAI National Conference: Federal Legislative Update

Written by: on Thursday, May, 10th, 2018

I’m here at the CAI Annual Conference and Exposition, watching Scott Canady of Tambala Strategy and Ron Perl from Hill Wallack, LLP discuss FHA condominium approvals. Legislation both at the state as well as federal level continues to impact community associations. Federally, CAI continues to work on developments with a number of different topics including: 1. [Read More...]

Pre-CCIOA Communities Right to Veto Budget Bill Passes Second Reading in the Senate

Written by: on Tuesday, May, 1st, 2018

In a prior blog post we discussed House Bill 18-1342, which proposed that all pre-Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (“CCIOA”) communities, i.e. communities formed prior to July 1, 1992, comply with the budget veto process found in Section 303(4)(a) of CCIOA, which is currently only applicable to post-CCIOA communities. As indicated in our second blog [Read More...]