Social media tools are a great way for community associations to increase engagement with their residents, but they can leave communities vulnerable to potential legal risks if managed inappropriately.
CAI’s new site provides practical advice on common issues in the community association housing model.
In a competitive job market, community associations and management companies must highlight their strengths and address organizational shortcomings to hire and retain top talent, says business speaker and author Peter Sheahan.
A management consultant by trade, Michael Kulich went above and beyond to help the Turtle Creek Homeowners Association in Orlando, Fla., deal with Hurricane Irma’s destruction.
When Michael Shucart took the helm as president of Leisure Town Home Association’s board more than five years ago, financial disarray and outdated amenities plagued the 1,150-home community in Vacaville, Calif. Now, the retired banker is credited with putting Leisure Town back on a path to success.
Great community association board members have the right attitude, embrace and prepare for the role, and know when it’s time to move on.
While generating an atmosphere of kindness and respect might seem easier said than done, it can make for a more collaborative and positive environment for all, says advertising leader and best-selling author Linda Kaplan Thaler.
A community association is no better than the board of directors that leads it. If an association is to be excellent, willing volunteers must be developed. Excellent board members understand that their position is one of service rather than control. They serve their...
Nobody wants to foreclose on a home—not a mortgage banker and certainly not a community association. Countless Americans lose their homes when lending institutions are unable to collect mortgage payments. In a perfect world, no one would ever face foreclosure—for any...
Courts across the nation are split on whether post-petition community association assessments constitute dischargeable debts under Chapter 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. To make matters worse, in November, the Supreme Court denied a petition to review the issue,...