22, 2019 - Records disclosure dispute reaches the NM Supreme Court.
lawsuit over a fundamental issue of homeowner association property owner's
rights to records inspections reached the New Mexico Supreme Court for
review. The court denied review of the case.
1, 2019-- Senate
Bill 150 revisions to the existing Act become law.
The Bill has incorporated new
changes but fails to incorporate
substantial penalties and enforcement mechanisms for Board abuse and fails on two substantive issues. more
the Governor's office was questioned on the issues in May, we were told that
they cannot comment on legal issues. In other words, find an attorney if you
have problems with the legislation. Take it to court... if you can afford
it. Our government working for us? or the lawyers?
courts are already overburdened as they are bringing in retired judges to
handle the excessive load.
November 2, 2017 -The NM HOA
the interpretation of the records disclosure provision of the HOA Act is now in court of appeals.
April 6, 2017
- Senate Bill 244
vetoed by New Mexico Governor,
The governor cited that numerous
requirements on homeowner associations would be burdensome and costly.
February 14, 2017
- The Senate Public Affairs Committee hearing on SB 244
the point of protections for homeowners.
The fight is between management companies and .... more
January 1, 2017
- The New Mexico
Homeowners Association Bill, SB 244
bill passing through the 2017 legislature will affect an estimated 275,000 homeowners living in associations in New
Mexico, and few homeowners have been privileged to understand its consequences or
contribute to its construction.
has not resolved some essential homeowner rights.... more
15, 2015 -
A NM HOA lawsuit
is challenging the existing HOA Act (SB 497).
recent Sandoval district court decision revealed the unpredictability of how the court
the legislation passed in 2013 and the statute's lack of protection of
The lawsuit has cost
members of the association over $36,000 and the only winner is....