Rules about Rules

By Utah Attorney:  Scott Welker When an association considers adopting new regulations, they often turn to their declaration (CC&Rs) or bylaws.  Association rules are sometimes overlooked and underutilized. However they […]

Navigating New HUD Assistance Animals Guidelines

On January 28, 2020 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) issued new guidelines regarding “certain obligations of housing providers under the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) with respect […]

Utah law provides an excellent starting point to deal with smoking problems in your communities.  In fact, “as a matter of law,” second-hand smoke is a nuisance.  In Utah, if […]

HOA Minutes and Utah Law

By: Scott Welker  As the old saying goes, the only things certain in life are death and unnecessary remarks in HOA minutes.  Well, that might not be exactly like the […]