Discrimination Resources


Is Regulating Renters Discriminatory?

Date Posted: Wednesday, October, 30th, 2013

In almost any homeowners association, the subject of rentals divides owners between those who rent their units, or might want to, and those who don’t rent their units and oppose the idea altogether.  The situation can be additionally controversial in the event the community has been subjected to a series of “bad actor” tenants who… [Read More]

Swimming Pools and Exercise Rooms – What Can Associations Do?

Date Posted: Wednesday, October, 30th, 2013

Both the Colorado and Federal fair housing laws prohibit discrimination against any person in their use of a dwelling based on their “familial status”.  Essentially, discrimination based on familial status is discrimination against people with children.  The fair housing laws and regulations prohibit rules that have the effect of restricting a resident’s use of the… [Read More]

In today’s world it is not uncommon for an association to be faced with discrimination allegations.  In some cases, the discrimination is obvious but more often than not discrimination occurs in a more subtle form – not by direct discrimination but by enforcing a rule, restriction, or practice that has the effect of discriminating against… [Read More]

When dealing with the operation of common interest communities, some people begin to take on industry vocabulary and just expect everyone else to understand what they are saying and how important the statement being made may be.  Statements such as, “Well, CCIOA (pronounced Kiowa) says, you must disclose board emails” and “the maintenance obligations for… [Read More]

Colorado Civil Rights Division Complaints – The Ticking Time Bomb

Date Posted: Wednesday, October, 30th, 2013

It usually happens on a Friday afternoon.  The mail is delivered as is customary, and low and behold you see an unfamiliar envelope.  DORA (Department of Regulatory Agencies) has sent you a letter.  Curiosity peaks your interest for a nano-second before the prospect of a nice weekend returns to the forefront of your mind. Unbeknownst… [Read More]


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