DORA Sets Date for Final Hearing on Rules

Written by: on Friday, January, 23rd, 2015

On March 4th at 10 a.m., DORA will conduct the permanent rule making meeting with respect to Rules A-H. The hearing will be held at Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center, Conference Room 1D, 2 East 14th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203. We will be attending the meeting and will keep you informed of any changes [Read More...]


Written by: on Friday, January, 16th, 2015

Representative Kit Roupe (R-Colorado Springs) introduced HB 15-1113 has introduced the first truly HOA friendly bill of the session.  The bill establishes financial protection for homeowners’ associations from protracted foreclosure matters.  Currently, the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act provides associations with protection for 6 months’ worth of common expense assessments in the event of a [Read More...]

First Volley in Legislation Regarding Construction Defects

Written by: on Thursday, January, 15th, 2015

In a year in which we were expecting the introduction of legislation geared at construction defects, the first volley in this battle seems to have been fired in the form of SB 15-091.  Introduced by Senator Ray Scott (R) Mesa, the bill attempts to revise the statute of limitations for bringing a construction defect action [Read More...]

Don’t Forget The Manager Disclosure Bill – As of January 1st It’s Law

Written by: on Tuesday, January, 13th, 2015

With all this talk about who needs to get licensed, what you need to do to get licensed, the deadline for getting licensed which, by the way, is July 1st, let’s not forget about the law that is already in place …HB14-1254, otherwise known as the Manager Disclosure Bill. The following sums up the disclosure [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...]