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Impact Of 2017 MCIOA Modifications On Existing Common Interest Communities

by Alex Nelson ArticlesMinnesotaHomeowner AssociationsNewsQuestions Answered

For existing communities, the impacts of the 2017 MCIOA revisions are limited but significant.  Associations will need to develop a written maintenance plan, schedule and budget consistent with the MCIOA and governing documents.  The statute leaves plenty of flexibility for associations of different sizes and needs to develop a plan that is appropriate for the characteristics of their communities.  Large, diverse associations may benefit from the assistance of outside vendors to help identify and assess each of the common and limited common elements and to determine the appropriate preventive maintenance schedule and budget.

Law Week Colorado Names Jeff Kerrane Barrister’s Best Construction Defect Attorney for Plaintiffs

by Karli Sharrow BKSN NewsColoradoGet to Know BKSNAccoladesPress Releases

October 15, 2017.  "With more than 20 years' experience in construction defects litigation in Colorado, Nevada and California, Benson Kerrane partner Jeff Kerrane is an expert in legal issues relating to community associations and has been recognized by Colorado Super Lawyers four years in a row"

Texas Court of Appeals (El Paso): An Association and its property manager were held jointly liable

by Karli Sharrow BKSN NewsArticlesTexasQuestions AnsweredConstruction Defects

Texas Court of Appeals (El Paso): An Association and its property manager were held jointly liable for failure to implement repairs recommended in a reserve study, even though the members of the Association voted down an attempted special assessment to fund the necessary repairs.