HB 15-1343 (a/k/a The Manager License Clean-Up Bill) is Now the Law!

Written by: on Thursday, May, 21st, 2015

House Bill 15-1343 which was introduced to clean up and clarify certain provisions of the manager license requirements, was signed by Governor Hickenlooper making the Bill an official law!  As a quick recap, the Bill made the following changes to the original laws: CEO’s of management companies who do not manage communities are NOT required [Read More...]

DORA Adopts Emergency Rules Related to Community Association Manager Licensing

Written by: on Thursday, May, 21st, 2015

As a result of HB 15-1343, DORA has published emergency rules effective today.  These rules modify the prior rules to deal with the details of HB15-1343.  Specifically, they set the process to obtain an apprentice license or a provisional license. To obtain an apprentice license you will need to submit fingerprints for purposes of a [Read More...]

Colorado Ranks 11th in Community Associations

Written by: on Tuesday, May, 19th, 2015

CAI National recently released some interesting statistics related to community associations.  In 2014, it was estimated that there are 9,100 community associations in Colorado, resulting in an 11th place ranking.  Florida and California took 1st and 2nd positions with 47,100 and 43,300 community associations respectively. Why does this matter to you?  I think it matters [Read More...]

Attack of the Zombie Bills, or is there a glitch in the Matrix?

Written by: on Thursday, May, 14th, 2015

It all depends on your personal point of view. From an outsider’s point of view, it seems that the motto of many legislatures is that if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. As was detailed yesterday, of the 10 HOA bills introduced, only 30% passed.  As a result, many of these bills are [Read More...]

Many Bills Enter – Few Bills Pass

Written by: on Wednesday, May, 13th, 2015

In what promised to be a very busy legislative session aimed at addressing construction defects, amendments to CCIOA and manager clean up bills, of the ten bills introduced, only three made it out of the legislature and onto the governor for action.  Now that the dust has settled, we can explore what passed, along with [Read More...]