Help Defeat Colorado Homebuilders’ Most Recent Attempt to Eviscerate Homeowner Rights

by Alex Nelson ColoradoConstruction Case Law & StatutesHomeowner AssociationsHousing and Mortgage IndustriesLegislativeNews

Senator Jesse Ulibarri (D-Commerce City) and Senator Mark Scheffel (R-Parker) recently introduced Senate Bill 220 into the Colorado Senate. While the bill’s stated intention is to spur the construction of condominiums in Colorado, it eviscerates all consumer protections for homeowners living in HOAs.

Colorado H.B. 12-1237 (the HOA records bill) To Go Into Effect January 1, 2013

by Tia Zavaras ColoradoConstruction Case Law & StatutesHomeowner Associations

More than 30 bills died in our last legislative session but H.B. 1237 wasn’t one of them. Not nearly as controversial as civil unions, H.B. 1237 enjoyed bipartisan support in our legislature, with some amendments and receive Governor Hickenlooper’s signature on May 29, 2012. The provisions in the bill go into effect January 1, 2013.