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Implement Homeowners Association Information Office Study Recommendations

Concerning the implementation of certain recommendations set forth in the 2013 study of comparable HOA information and resource centers prepared by the Colorado division of real estate pursuant to House Bill 13-1134.
2016 Regular Session
State Government
Bill Summary

Under House Bill 13-1134, enacted in 2013, the director of the division of real estate (director) conducted a study of the functions and duties of other states' homeowners' association (HOA) offices. The director developed a report of the resulting study entitled the 2013 Study of Comparable HOA Information and Resource Centers (report). The bill implements the following recommendations included in the report:
  • Replace the per-HOA fee paid by HOAs to fund the HOA information and resource center (center) with a per-unit fee, to be calculated by the director;
  • Require the HOA information officer (officer), who is the head of the center, to develop, maintain, and publish a statewide election monitoring referral list consisting of independent contractors who can monitor HOA elections; and
  • Require the officer to develop, maintain, and publish a statewide referral list containing the names and contact information for independent contractors who provide mediation or arbitration services on HOA matters.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details