Category: Community Associations Miscellaneous


Tax Relief!! Potential Added Benefits of Ownership in Covenant Controlled Communities

Written by: on Thursday, March, 24th, 2016

On March 3, 2016, in an effort to lighten the financial tax burdens on middle class Americans residing in covenant controlled communities, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA) introduced the “Helping Our Middle-Income Earners (HOME) Act.”  The purpose of the HOME Act is to amend the Internal Revenue Code to allow homeowners [Read More...]

Residential Grow Operations – the New Meth House

Written by: on Wednesday, March, 9th, 2016

Today, as part of its HOA Monthly Forum Schedule, the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies hosted a presentation by the Drug Enforcement Agency. The DEA presented facts showing that Colorado has been invaded by east coast grow ventures due to Colorado’s relaxed laws and high profit margins.  This, in turn, has put pressure on communities [Read More...]

Giving of Love

Written by: on Tuesday, February, 16th, 2016

Valentine’s Day recently reminded me how important it is to give to those you love and to show you care.  At HindmanSanchez we love the community association industry and our clients.  That is why, in 2015, we gave over 1200 hours towards education for managers, board members and even other attorneys in this industry. Thank [Read More...]

Third HOA Repeat Bill Introduced

Written by: on Wednesday, February, 10th, 2016

As we anticipated at the end of the 2015 legislative session, several bills were primed to be reintroduced this year relating to Homeowners Associations.  Last week, Representatives Ryden, Lontine, Pettersen, Primavera, and Williams introduced HB 16-1217 which is very similar to HB 15-1376, introduced last year.  HB 16-1217 requires the implementation of several recommendations contained [Read More...]

Managers Can Expect Even More Regulation Under HB16-1133

Written by: on Thursday, January, 28th, 2016

HB16-1133 was introduced into the House today by Representative Windholz. The Bill is geared at even more regulation of Community Association Managers. New Detailed Receipt Requirements In addition to requiring managers to annually disclose a certified copy of their license, regardless of whether it is required to be renewed, to the HOAs they represent, HB16-1133 [Read More...]