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What’s Accepted? Displaying Political Support in a Covenant Controlled Community

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As you may have gathered from our recent education class and article post, local ordinances pertaining to Accessory Dwelling Units (“ADUs”) are quickly and broadly changing in Colorado. Specifically, the City and County of Denver Land Use, Transportation, and Infrastructure Committee will likely be voting on permitting ADUs in certain areas of Denver on November […]

2020 HOA Legislation

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HOA Information Office – Continued by the Legislature The State’s HOA Information Office and its HOA Officer were continued for 5 more years.  The State office was due to end (or “sunset”), but was renewed by HB 20-1200 (“Bill”).  The Bill also establishes a state law standard on limited religious displays on the door or […]

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In late June, SB 20-211 was approved, limiting creditors, including owner associations, from taking extraordinary actions to recover assessment delinquencies.  Specifically, associations are prohibited from garnishing wages, levying bank accounts or otherwise executing on a court judgment.  The Act is intended to provide some relief to individuals who have been financially impacted by the COVID […]

4 Ways to Hold a Meeting While Social Distancing

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PROPOSED BILL (SB 20-211) AND RESTRICTION OF DEBT COLLECTIONSThe Colorado Legislature is currently on a fast track to consider a Bill (Senate Bill 20-211) which will greatly impact an association’s ability to collect delinquent assessments. The Bill has passed through the State Senate and is now under review by the House. Below is a summary […]

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As of yesterday, June 4, Colorado Governor Jared Polis has provided guidelines for how community pools may reopen. While pools are permitted to open, to ensure the safety, health, and well-being of Coloradans, there are still COVID19 safety measures which do not permit pools to be used at full capacity: Pool capacity must be limited […]

Owner Delinquencies During COVID-19 – Board Transparency is Best!

IS THE ASSOCIATION REQUIRED TO REFUND ASSESSMENTS BECAUSE OF CLOSED FACILITIES?

Although all Colorado pools are required to remain closed through May 26, 2020, the CDC has now provided guidance for re-opening pools and hot tubs.   We know that there are many questions about whether, how and when associations should re-open pools and hot tubs.  According to the CDC, COVID-19 is not transmitted through the water, […]

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Effective May 6, 2020, anyone 3 years of age and older is required to wear a face covering in certain public settings within the City and County of Denver.  Denver is not unique and is among a growing list of local county and municipal governments mandating use of face masks when engaging in various public […]

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