News and Legal Updates

  • Division of Real Estate Publishes Emergency Rules

    On May 20, 2015, Governor Hickenlooper signed House Bill 15-1343 into law.  Consequently, the Director of the Division of Real Estate published Emergency Rules, effective May 21, 2015 through September 21, 2015, specifying the application and license requirements for obtaining a Provisional License or an Apprentice License. Apprentice LicenseHB 15-1343 allows prospective individuals interested in community association management to apply for an Apprentice License so long as they are workin ...

    by Kelly Morrow
    Friday, 22 May 2015
  • Manager Licensure Clean-Up Bill Signed Into Law

    Governor Hickenlooper signed House Bill 1343 into law.  HB 1343 clarifies who is required to be licensed as a Community Association Manager.  Specifically, HB 1343 states: Employees of management companies who perform duties such as clerical, accounting or maintenance and are under the supervision of a licensed Community Association Manager are not required to be licensed. Principals and other executive officers of management companies who are not “Designated Managers” and are not ...

    by Aaron Goodlock
    Thursday, 21 May 2015
  • Provisional and Apprentice Licenses Proposed

    A provisional license for managers has been proposed to be allowed through December 31, 2015.  An apprentice license is also proposed. HB 1343 These proposals are included within HB 2015-1343 now pending in the Colorado State legislature.  The State legislature and the Governor are expected to act on HB 1343 in late April or early May.  The Governor may have till June to approve the bill the legislature may send to him. Provisional License A provisional license is for those w ...

    by Jerry Orten
    Wednesday, 29 April 2015
  • Take Heed of New Licensing Requirements for 2015

    The Department of Regulatory Agencies Real Estate Division is putting new licensing requirements into effect for 2015.  Community association managers and those who have a vested interest in homeowner associations, cooperatives and condominiums will need to take heed of the new license requirements.  Read Jerry's full article as appeared in the Colorado Real Estate Journal. ...

    by Jerry Orten
    Wednesday, 08 April 2015
  • Fair Housing

    April is Fair Housing Month

    In addition to consultations with our attorneys to resolve fair housing issues, consider the follolwing resources: Denver Metro Fair Housing Center National Fair Housing Alliance with brochures on the following topics: Fair Housing for Condo, Coop and Homeowners’ Associations Fair Housing for Families Fair Housing for Persons with Disabilities If further assistance is desired, contact one of our attorneys. ...

    by Jerry Orten
    Monday, 06 April 2015
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