Will a Statutory Right to Repair Construction Defects Increase First-Time Homebuyers?

Written by: on Thursday, February, 16th, 2017

On February 6, 2017, House Bill 17-1169 was introduced and assigned to the State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee. H.B. 17-1169 proposes a mechanism for a construction professional to offer to repair or offer to fund repairs for a construction defect prior to the initiation of a construction defect lawsuit. This is in effort to [Read More...]

CMCA Recertifications—Updated Policy

Written by: on Thursday, February, 16th, 2017

For those of you who are currently designated as CMCAs (Certified Managers of Community Associations) through CAI, or for those of you who are planning on obtaining this designation, you may already know that the CMCA designation requires 16 hours of continuing education every two years for recertification. The CAMICB Board of Commissioners recently approved [Read More...]

Mandatory Arbitration for Construction Defects?

Written by: on Thursday, February, 2nd, 2017

On February 1, 2017, Senate Bill 17-156  was introduced and assigned to the Business, Labor, and Technology Committee. S.B. 17-156 seeks to require mandatory mediation and/or arbitration for any construction defect action if the association’s governing documents previously required the same. This means that if a prior mediation and/or arbitration clause was amended or removed from [Read More...]

Ham Radio Antennas – Congress Still Can’t Decide What To Do

Written by: on Wednesday, February, 1st, 2017

During the 2015-2016 federal legislative season, the Ham Radio lobby introduced H.R. 1301, a bill which sought to prohibit associations from banning Ham Radio antennas in their communities. As originally proposed, H.R. 1301 was detrimental to an association’s control over aesthetics, placement, and prior approval with respect to Ham Radio antennas. The Federal Legislative Action [Read More...]

Missy Hirst is President-Elect for the Mile High Chapter of ALA

Written by: on Monday, January, 30th, 2017

HindmanSanchez P.C. is proud to announce that our Legal Administrator, Missy Hirst, has been elected as the 2017 President-Elect for the Association for Legal Administrators’ (ALA) Mile High Chapter. Missy will serve as President-Elect for 2017, and will officially take office as President for the Mile High Chapter in 2018.  The ALA was established in [Read More...]