HB 1212, the bill introduced to Recreate Homeowners’ Association Community Manager Licensing was vetoed by Governor Polis late Friday night. Because of this action, the Community Manager Licensing program will no longer exist as of June 30, 2019. Governor Polis stated in his veto letter that “Our […]
HB 1212, the bill introduced to Recreate Homeowners’ Association Community Manager Licensing passed on Friday, May 3, 2019. It is currently awaiting the governor’s signature. The governor has thirty (30) days to sign the bill. If the governor takes no action , the legislation will become law […]
HB-1050 has passed both the House and the Senate and has been sent to the Governor for signature.
The bill prevents a homeowners association from prohibiting the use of drought-tolerant landscaping in common areas of a covenant controlled community.
Under current law, a homeowners association cannot prohibit an individual property owner from employing the use of xeriscape or drought-tolerant landscaping. This bill extends this same policy to common areas under the control of the homeowners association’s board.
This bill will take effect upon signature of the Governor, or upon becoming law without his signature. For more information about how a bill becomes a law, check out our article How a Bill Becomes a Law. To keep up to date with the bills currently funneling through our legislative process, check out our chart on the 2019 Legislation.
We knew it was coming and on February 25, 2019, HB 1212, which would reinstate Community Manager licensing, was introduced in the House. As you will recall, last year, the bill to extend manager licensing was defeated. As of right now, if no legislative action […]
On February 19, 2019, a bill which would significantly affect a creditor’s ability to collect through wage garnishments was introduced in the House. Under current law, the amount of an individual’s disposable earnings subject to garnishment is (in general) 25% of the individual’s disposable earnings […]
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Much like knowing that your attorney or other business partner has earned the Educated Business Partner Distinction (Ashley Nichols of Cornerstone Law Firm, P.C. has!), you should also be asking whether your reserve specialist has earned CAI’s Reserve Specialist credential. Community associations rely on qualified reserve specialists […]
HB19-1118 was introduced this week relating to landlord/tenant issues. Introduced on January 16, 2019, if passed, would require a landlord to provide a tenant fourteen (14) days to cure a violation for unpaid rent or for
Currently, the law requires a landlord to provide a tenant three (3) days to cure a violation for unpaid rent or any other condition or covenant of a lease agreement, other than a substantial violation, before the landlord can initiate eviction proceedings based on that unpaid rent or other violation. Current law also requires three (3) days notice prior to a tenancy being terminated for a subsequent violation of a condition or covenant of a lease agreement.
HB19-1106, also known as the Rental Application Fairness Act (creating C.R.S. § 38-12-901 et seq), was introduced in the house on January 14, 2019. If passed, the bill would do three things: Limit the application fee that a landlord may charge an applicant to the actual […]