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The HBA Advocate Newsletter | March 5, 2024

  March 5, 2024 In this edition: Construction Litigation Reform bill moving forward at state capitol: Senate Bill 24-106 – the industry-led legislation focused on reducing insurance costs for condo projects, providing ways to resolve disputes faster, and a Right-to-Remedy – will be heard before the Senate Local Government and Housing Committee today at 2pm….

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Podcast: NAHB Chairman Weighs In on SOTU, Goals for 2024

On the latest episode of the NAHB podcast, Housing Developments, CEO Jim Tobin and COO Paul Lopez are joined by 2024 NAHB Chairman Carl Harris, who was in Washington, D.C., to attend the State of the Union (SOTU) address following an immensely successful International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. The State of the Union focused on the…

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Colorado’s Bob Peterson elected as part of NAHB’s 2024 National Leadership

Members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) elected four senior officers to top leadership positions within the federation at the conclusion of its leadership meetings held during the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. Among them was Colorado’s very own, Bob Peterson. Bob Peterson joined the NAHB leadership ladder with his election…

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2024 National Winners Announced!

We are so proud of HBA of Metro Denver members that were honored at the Nationals Gala in Las Vegas during IBS! It was a great representation from Denver members! See who brought home the gold and silver on February 27th. The Nationals Winners Book is now available online, showcasing some of the best in…

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CAHB Advocacy Update

One of these bills, SB24-106, is aimed at reforming construction liability litigation in Colorado. The Homeownership Opportunity Alliance-a coalition that includes the Metro Denver, Colorado Springs, and state HBAs, real estate and construction associations, business organizations and chambers, and local government and civic groups like the Metro Mayors Caucus-will be working to pass this legislation. CAHB…

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The HBA Advocate Newsletter | February 6, 2024

  February 6, 2024 In this edition: Construction Litigation Reform Bill introduced at state Capitol: Legislation will focus on reducing insurance costs for condo projects, providing ways to resolve disputes faster, and a Right-to-Remedy. Homeownership Opportunity Alliance – which includes Metro Denver and state HBAs – will help lead efforts to pass legislation. DRCOG launches…

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Capitol Close Up: Construction Litigation Reform Bill Drops and More!

Construction Litigation Reform Bill Drops Yesterday, Sen. Rachel Zenzinger and Rep. Shannon Bird introduced legislation aimed at reforming construction liability litigation in Colorado that has severely restricted multifamily and affordable housing across the state over the past two decades. SB 24-106 will allow for the construction of this needed inventory and create more opportunities for…

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Lawmakers consider bill to allow more ADUs in some Colorado cities

An ADU is a smaller, standalone residential home typically used as a rental. By Jessica Gibbs – Reporter, Denver Business Journal Feb 1, 2024 The bill would require that those jurisdictions allow detached single-family homeowners to have one ADU. Jurisdictions that can show they are going above and beyond the bill’s requirements to incentivize ADUs would be…

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A look into the state law that caused Colorado condo supply to drop

Dave Lemnah, Owner of Lokal Homes and HBA of Metro Denver’s 2024 Board President speaks with KOAA in Colorado Springs about the difficulties of building condo projects in Colorado.

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The HBA Advocate Newsletter | January 3, 2024

January 3, 2024 Proposition 123 Expedited Review Survey – Please Make Your Voices Heard The Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) is currently gathering stakeholder input on the Proposition 123 requirement to expedite review of affordable housing, which will take effect in 2027. According to DOLA, this stakeholder engagement process is in the early stages, and…

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