Colorado SB-220 Runs Out of Time, is Dead
May 5, 2014, the Colorado Senate Committee on State, Military, and Veterans Affairs took two-and-one-half hours of testimony on SB-220, which would have gutted the rights of homeowners associations to bring construction defect claims by requiring non-appealable arbitration in all instances, as well as placing other onerous requirements on such defect claims.
Colorado Legislature Immediately Kills SB-219, Homebuilders’ Proposal to Study the Alleged Shortage
May 1 the Colorado Senate Appropriations Committee voted 5-2 to kill Senate Bill 219, which would have given the divisions of housing, insurance, and law a combined $150,000 to collect data on and investigate the current homebuilder-alleged shortage of owner-occupied affordable housing (a/k/a condominiums and townhomes).
Help Defeat Colorado Homebuilders’ Most Recent Attempt to Eviscerate Homeowner Rights
Senator Jesse Ulibarri (D-Commerce City) and Senator Mark Scheffel (R-Parker) recently introduced Senate Bill 220 into the Colorado Senate. While the bill’s stated intention is to spur the construction of condominiums in Colorado, it eviscerates all consumer protections for homeowners living in HOAs.