As you likely have heard, new legislation is in effect as of September 7, 2021 affecting common interest communities. If your association has not drafted polices addressing the new legislation, you should contact your legal …Continue reading
Category: Association Governance
Colorado Department of Public Health: Pool & Recreation Guidelines Released
The Colorado Department of Public Health has released its guidelines regarding the use of pools, gyms and other indoor and outdoor recreational facilities. Details on the regulations can be found at: https://covid19.colorado.gov/safer-at-home/recreation In light of …Continue reading
CONDUCTING ELECTRONIC MEETINGS IN A CHANGED WORLD
The Coronavirus has quickly made its mark throughout the world and severely impacted our lives. Growing numbers of community associations are also struggling to determine how to continue conducting business in a society where business …Continue reading
Have you Adopted the required Policy Relating to Personal Identifying Information?
As of September 1, 2018, common interest communities and management companies are now required to maintain a written policy to comply with the new consumer data privacy law. Details surrounding the law can be found …Continue reading
House Bill 18-1128: The Consumer Data Privacy Law: Are you in Compliance?
House Bill 18-1128, effective on September 1, 2018, requires certain businesses to come into compliance with consumer data privacy protections. Does this law apply to associations and management companies? If so, how do you achieve …Continue reading
Emotional Support Animals: Do Goldfish Qualify?
I previously blogged about an emotional support peacock that was removed from a commercial airline flight. In recent news, a homeowner is challenging an association’s demand that she remove elevated goldfish ponds in the front …Continue reading
Alternative Revenue Sources for Community Associations
Budget season is still far away for most community associations, however, it is never too early to address how an association can improve its ability to meet current and future financial needs. While regular assessment …Continue reading
Reminder: Budgets are now subject to Veto in Pre-CCIOA communities
As I previously blogged on May 17, 2018, as of July 1, 2018 homeowners in pre-CCIOA communities are now permitted to veto proposed association budgets. So, what does this mean specifically? Previously, only associations subject …Continue reading
CAI Releases Homeowner Satisfaction Survey
In case you haven’t already seen it, CAI has recently released its homeowner satisfaction survey. Interestingly, most homeowners surveyed showed a sense of satisfaction with their community association, although there is still room for improvement. …Continue reading
Due Process Rights Exist for Homeowners
If you are like myself and take pride in the community association industry, it is hard not to get annoyed when you see false information being spread about various association issues. It seems that a …Continue reading