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American Senior Communities Former CEO Jailed for 9.5 Years for Nursing Home Fraud

James Burkhart, the former CEO of American Senior Communities (ASC), Indiana’s largest nursing home chain, has just been sentenced to nearly 10 years in federal prison. “Obsessed with Money” From 2009 – 2015, Burkhart and several other high-ranking ASC executives … Continue reading

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State Department’s 2018 Trafficking in Persons Report Stresses Role of Local Communities in Combating Human Trafficking

Last week, the U.S. State Department released its annual Trafficking in Persons report for 2018.  This year’s report stresses the importance of understanding human trafficking from a local perspective, and outlines community-based initiatives to combat the practice. The report puts … Continue reading

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Disparate Impact FHA Case Filed Asserting Discrimination in Minority Communities

Earlier this week a number of fair housing advocacy groups filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Maryland asserting that a major financial institution and a property management company are violating the Fair Housing Act (FHA) by exposing predominately … Continue reading

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Budget Consideration for Pre-CCIOA Communities

As reported here last month, Colorado House Bill 18-1342 becomes effective July 1, 2018. It was signed by the Governor’s office on June 8, 2018. It requires that all common interest communities, except those in which the declaration contains maximum … Continue reading

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Pre-CCIOA Communities Right to Veto Budget Bill Signed into Law by the Governor

In prior blog posts we discussed House Bill 18-1342, which proposed that all pre-Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (“CCIOA”) communities, i.e. communities formed prior to July 1, 1992, comply with the budget veto process found in Section 303(4)(a) of CCIOA. … Continue reading

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