HOA Whistle Blower Protection Legislation Introduced

Written by: on Wednesday, January, 20th, 2016

On January 19, 2016, Senator Carroll and Representative Ryden introduced SB 16-082, a bill that protects homeowners from retaliation or discrimination due to the homeowner filing a complaint or otherwise seeking to enforce the governing documents or the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (“CCIOA”).

City of Longmont Holds off on Construction Defect Reform…For Now

Written by: on Tuesday, January, 19th, 2016

The Longmont City Council debate on whether to adopt builder friendly construction defect ordinances took center stage last week. Representatives of both the housing industry, which blames the lack of “affordable” housing construction on costs associated with construction defect lawsuits, and community associations, which claim that this effort is nothing but pressure put on city [Read More...]

Director of Division of Real Estate Clarifies CAM Record-Retention Requirements and Reciprocity

Written by: on Thursday, January, 14th, 2016

As we all know, the new manager licensing regulations impose a number of requirements on community association managers (“CAM”) and CAM companies. One such regulation, Rule F-1(2), requires the CAM or CAM company to keep and retain a copy of the “documents and association records maintained and produced during the management of the common interest [Read More...]

And They’re Off

Written by: on Wednesday, January, 13th, 2016

  Today marks the first day of the 2016 Colorado Legislative session.  It did not take long for the first bill to be introduced, which will amend a provision of the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act. If passed, HB 16-1005 (the fifth bill introduced into the House) will ban associations from prohibiting the maintenance and [Read More...]

Reflecting on 2015, Planning for 2016

Written by: on Tuesday, January, 5th, 2016

As 2015 came to a close, you probably found yourself looking back and reflecting on the year.  I know I looked back on the achievements of HindmanSanchez, including the successful move to our new Lakewood office.  I’m sure numerous community association managers looked back at their successful navigation through the manager licensing process.  Take some [Read More...]