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New Affirmation of Legal Work Status Form Required as of October 1st

If you have hired a new employee this month or intend to do so make sure you complete the new "Affirmation of Legal Work Status" form within 20 calendar days of hire. Read complete Blog post.   Read More...
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Construction Defects Dead in Lakewood?

The Lakewood City Council is set to hold public hearings on October 13 regarding a proposed city ordinance 0-2014-21 that will make it harder for community associations in Lakewood to sue for construction defects. Read Complete Bolg Post Read More...
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Inspection of Records Policy Supplement

Click here to view the supplement for the Inspection of Records Policy. Read More...
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PUBLICATION OF BLOG: PUBLISHING EMAIL ADDRESSES AND PHONE NUMBERS—AS OF AUGUST 6TH THERE’S A WAY TO DO IT!

HB 12-1237 changed the face of association document inspections so much that many, if not all, associations were forced to rewrite their document inspection policies.  But now, HB 14-1125 has been passed to minimize some of the fallout from HB 12-1237. To learn how associations can properly disclos Read More...
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SB 14-220 Runs out of Time

As quick as SB 14-220 was introduced, it was declared dead almost as fast.  After passing out of the Senate Committee on State, Veterans and Military Affairs on a 3-2 vote, it was referred to the Judiciary Committee where, given the lack of time remaining in the session, the Committee declined to s Read More...
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Construction Defect Bill Introduced

In situations like this, I am reminded with the issues of instantaneous communications.  Shortly after we posted a blog indicating that the Construction Defect bill had not been introduced, it was.  Late yesterday SB 14-220 was introduced to the Senate.  Read the complete blog post. Read More...
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CONSTRUCTION DEFECT REFORM BILL STILL NOT INTRODUCED

Among political maneuvering and complaints of delay from bill sponsors, a construction defect reform bill aimed at sparking construction of condominium units and transit oriented developments has not yet been introduced.  With the legislative session officially ending on May 7, 2014, introduction a Read More...
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Concealed Carry Permits and the Community Association – Is there cause for concern?

Recently, Illinois became the final state to adopt conceal carry laws to authorize gun owners to obtain a permit to carry their firearm on their person.  This new legislation has again sparked the debate relating to gun control in relation to community associations and the extent to which associati Read More...
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Don’t Worry About Floods—Flood Insurance is About to Get Cheaper!

With all the crazy weather, storms, and flooding around the Country, it’s no wonder homeowners have become a little nervous about flood damage and being able to obtain flood insurance.  However, President Obama has recently signed into law the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HR 3370) Read More...
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HOA INFORMATION OFFICER CONTINUES OUTREACH

I took the opportunity to attend the regularly scheduled HOA Information Resource Officers education session on Wednesday. I was impressed with the amount of information being distributed by the HOA Office. The HOA Office provides a vast amount of information through their web site, as well as thro Read More...

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