Category: Legislative Miscellaneous


More Short Term Rental Ordinances Brewing

Written by: on Wednesday, June, 24th, 2015

Denver City Council has established a Sharing Economy Task Force to study the issue of regulation of short term rental of homes. In Denver, it is illegal to rent a residence for less than 30 days.

Manager May Have E&O Deductible In Excess of $5000

Written by: on Wednesday, March, 11th, 2015

The proposed Permanent Rule D of the Community Association Manager Licensing Rules provides that if a manager wishes to have a deductible larger than the $5000 prescribed by Rule D-9(2)(e) it may do so by requesting permission from the Director of the Colorado Division of Real Estate and depositing the amount greater than $5000 in [Read More...]

Potential Changes to Receivership Introduced with SB 181

Written by: on Thursday, February, 26th, 2015

Recently, SB181was introduced in the Senate to provide some oversight for the receivership process in Colorado. Briefly, a receivership is the court ordered appointment of a rental manager for a property. The receiver (rental manager) is a disinterested person who manages the rental of the property, collects the rents and disburses the rents according to [Read More...]

Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act has Expired – Now what?

Written by: on Friday, January, 9th, 2015

The Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act, (“Act”) which was enacted in 2009, provided protections to tenants in foreclosed properties.  The Act provided that the purchaser of a foreclosed property (many times, the bank) must provide all tenants with at least 90 days notice prior to eviction.  It also provided that tenants must be permitted to [Read More...]

First Bill Introduced Regarding Managers

Written by: on Thursday, January, 8th, 2015

As we anticipated a bill attempting to clean up manager licensing was introduced into the House.  HB 15-1040 was introduced by Representative Dan Thurlow (R-Grand Junction) to narrow the number of individuals that are required to be licensed as community association managers.  As initially introduced, the bill limits the types of communities that a manager [Read More...]