At Altitude Community Law, it’s important that we keep our clients up to date with the most recent information in the community association industry. As part of our educational strategies, our newsletters and blogs will give you deeper insight into the intricacies of community association law. We believe that the right attitude stems from being well versed in the knowledge necessary for community association operations, governance, and enforcement.

Below, check out the most recent news and in-depth insight by our Altitude Team:

Part of the duties of a community association’s board of directors includes fiscal responsibility.  Among other things, the board of directors is tasked with prioritizing and making decisions regarding the best use of the association’s limited financial resources.  Expenses such as common area maintenance, insurance, water, and professional services including management, accounting, and legal areGo to Resource
Although Colorado has thousands of common interest communities and most of the directors and community managers working with these communities feel they have an adequate grasp on the specifics surrounding their particular community, it can be an eye-opening experience to test your knowledge and see how much you really know (or don’t know) about yourGo to Resource
  As the saying goes, “you cannot please 100% of the people 100% of the time”. This cannot be truer when it comes to common interest community living. In a perfect world, homeowners would elect the board and allow it to govern in accordance with the law and the community’s governing documents. In the realGo to Resource

Landscape Contracts

As spring is officially here, many associations are obtaining proposals from contractors for seasonal lawn care and other maintenance services. This article is intended to highlight certain contract terms and issues that boards should consider before signing a landscaping service contract. For more information on general contract terms we recommend for effective vendor contracts clickGo to Resource
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