On May 10, 2021, HB 21-1310 was introduced in the House and assigned to the Transportation & Local Government Committee for review. The bill’s main purpose is to broaden protections for homeowners’ “freedom of expression” in common interest communities under the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (“CCIOA”) by changing how signs and flags are currentlyGo to Article
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Looks like the Colorado legislature is tackling retainages in commercial contracts. Retainage is a portion of the contract price withheld from a contractor as a way to make sure that the contractor will complete the job properly. Retainage is usually set between 5% and 10%. It is common in public construction projects where state laws fixGo to Article
“Life is what happens to you when you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon Truth. And as we’ve just survived one of the most horrendous, life-altering, soul-searching years of our lives, I’m here to tell you one thing… go get a life! And by that I don’t mean the manic pursuit for a biggerGo to Article
Back in 2013, HB-1276 was adopted in the Colorado legislature, which required an overhaul of Collection Policies and pre-collection procedures. That change took effect on January 1, 2014. Now that it’s been 7 years and several new laws that impact Associations later, it’s easy to lose track of the details. We’ve seen a trend ofGo to Article
Community associations in need of a handyman or other services may turn to hire homeowners or community residents to do small jobs within the community on an ongoing basis. The association may be tempted to automatically consider the individual to be an “independent contractor” rather than an employee in order to avoid payments such asGo to Article