19 August 2014

Local mayors are once again stumping to eliminate homeowner protections in construction defect disputes

It appears that we can expect another anti-homeowner bill from Senator Ulibarri and the Metro Mayors Caucus in 2015. Although they are paying lip service to the idea of consumer protection, they made similar remarks before introducing bills in 2013 and 2014 that would have eviscerated homeowner rights in construction defect disputes.

The Denver Business Journal reports:

Three mayors, a state legislator and the leader of a nonprofit all came together Friday at the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce's annual State of the City event to discuss a law that has been on the lips and minds of many in the real estate community: the construction defects law. "This situation has to change," said Colorado Sen. Jessie Ulibarri, D-Commerce City, who sponsored legislation in the 2014 session to help protect against lawsuits arising from the defects law....

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