State and Federal Fair Housing designated protected classes overlap quite a bit, but Colorado Fair Housing laws have always boasted a few extra protected classes, including the most recent one: HOA Board Members. According to Representative Want T. Serve, “it’s time to protect the underdog! HOA Board Members are one of the most disliked classesGo to Resource

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – What Is It?

  Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases tend toward the routine. The debtor files a bankruptcy petition, the trustee holds a “Meeting of Creditors” wherein the debtor is questioned under oath about the bankruptcy and a trustee determines whether the debtor has any assets that may be sold to pay his/her creditors.  If the trustee finds thereGo to Resource

What are Conflicts of Interest?

What, specifically, is a conflict of interest besides a few buzz words thrown about by managers, upset owners, and board members?  And, to whom does it apply?  Fortunately, boards are not left to make up or individually define conflicts of interest.  The Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (“CCIOA”), in conjunction with the Revised Nonprofit CorporationsGo to Resource
    Families with children are protected under the Fair Housing Amendments Act (“FHAA”), correct? Yes. The FHAA makes it unlawful for an association to discriminate based on familial status.   So that means an association cannot restrict children from living in the community, correct? Wrong. An association can prohibit children from living in theGo to Resource