Dealing with upset homeowners is likely the least favorite part of a board member’s role. Associations can follow these steps to de-escalate tense situations and work with residents to resolve issues in the community.
Political signs can quickly spring up in community associations. Boards should look to state laws and their governing documents to create or revise rules on their display.
CAI’s three-step training program introduces recent college graduates to community association management—a profession that continues to experience high demand in the workforce.
This year has been extraordinarily difficult and stressful, and the election has already been divisive. We may need to work even harder in coming months to build bridges, repair divides, and support each other.
A homeowners association in Charlottesville, Va., has transformed its Little Free Library into a pantry stocked with free food for neighbors who are struggling—a gesture of community goodwill during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Know your voting options and make plans—early—for how you will cast your ballot. Check your voter registration status, and request a mail-in ballot as early as possible.
Community leaders can take several actions to ensure their association is prepared for severe weather events—while also addressing concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Electronic voting can provide homeowners a convenient and secure way to vote, increase participation rates, and lead to greater accountability for board members.
Close to 9 in 10 homeowners living in a community association rate their overall experience as positive, according to a new report from the Foundation for Community Association Research.
Staffing levels for community management companies and managers have been largely unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic as they primarily continue working remotely, with slightly higher expenses in some areas, according to a CAI survey.