Category: Colorado Community Association Law


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...]

Airbnb’s in Denver? Not So Fast!!!

Written by: on Wednesday, January, 18th, 2017

Airbnb’s continue to increase all over the country and, oftentimes, wreak havoc in community associations. Denver has a new ordinance 0262  that became effective December 31, 2016, throwing a slight monkey wrench into the process. Pursuant to the new ordinance, homeowners must now obtain a license from the Denver Excise and Licenses Department before they [Read More...]

So You’re on the Board…Now What?

Written by: on Monday, January, 16th, 2017

You took the plunge!  You volunteered, put your name on the ballot, and were elected. After the anticipation, the vote, and the satisfaction of being elected subside, you may realize that you are not exactly sure what to do as a board member. Outlined below are a few helpful hints and tips which will make [Read More...]

FHA Proposes Updates to Condominium Mortgage Insurance Program

Written by: on Thursday, September, 29th, 2016

On September 27, 2016, the Federal Fair Housing Administration released proposed updates to its condominium mortgage insurance program.  The proposed changes are open for public comment for a period of 60 days.  CAI National will be doing a grass roots outreach to synthesize industry comments and you can read more here about the specifics of [Read More...]

What It Means to Supervise a Manager Holding an Apprentice License

Written by: on Thursday, September, 29th, 2016

DORA has issued a Director Position statement to clarify the supervision requirements of a licensed manager who has direct supervision over an apprentice license.  An apprentice is NOT a community association manager and is prohibited from performing acts that require a community association manager license except, when under the direct supervision of a licensed CAM.  [Read More...]