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CCIOA Budget Process

Date Posted: Wednesday, August, 1st, 2018

By:  Elina B. Gilbert, Esq. The most recent legislative changes to the CCIOA budget process have many people extremely confused, especially with respect to applicability of the budget process to pre-CCIOA communities.   Instead of trying to explain the process in words—which seems to confuse people even more—we hope the below flowchart will take the confusion… [Read More]

What are Conflicts of Interest?

Date Posted: Wednesday, August, 1st, 2018

By:  Maris S. Davies, Esq. What, specifically, is a conflict of interest besides a few buzz words thrown about by managers, upset owners, and board members?  And, to whom does it apply?  Fortunately, boards are not left to make up or individually define conflicts of interest.  The Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (“CCIOA”), in conjunction… [Read More]

Yes, 55+ Age-Restricted Communities ARE Legal

Date Posted: Monday, July, 2nd, 2018

  By: Melissa M. Garcia, Esq. Families with children are protected under the Fair Housing Amendments Act (“FHAA”), correct? Yes. The FHAA makes it unlawful for an association to discriminate based on familial status.   So that means an association cannot restrict children from living in the community, correct? Wrong. An association can prohibit children from… [Read More]

The Mysterious World of Bankruptcy

Date Posted: Monday, July, 2nd, 2018

    By:  Amanda K. Ashley, Esq. Bankruptcy is one of those mystical creatures that we’ve all heard about but hope we never encounter it. If your association hasn’t yet dealt with an owner who filed or is in an active bankruptcy, there’s a very good chance that you will!  In fact, bankruptcies are frequently… [Read More]

Boards v. Owners: Who Gets to Make Decisions About What?

Date Posted: Friday, June, 1st, 2018

    By:  Elina B. Gilbert, Esq.   Have you ever been to an annual meeting where owners question decisions of the board and complain they were not consulted or allowed to vote on such decisions?  How about board meetings where owners attend and demand they be allowed to vote on certain decisions?  Unfortunately, this… [Read More]

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