Community WOW: CAI recognizes outstanding contributions to community associations
CAI announced the recipients of its highest honors at an annual awards ceremony on May 19 in Dallas in conjunction with the 2023 CAI Annual Conference and Exposition: Community NOW. The honors salute individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made outstanding contributions to advance community association living.
Community NOW Day 3: Education sessions motivate and prepare attendees
Day three of the 2023 CAI Annual Conference and Exposition: Community NOW introduced attendees to a multitude of education sessions to motivate and prepare. Topics ranged from EV charging strategies, to charting a course post-Surfside, to covering your assets, and more.
Community NOW Day 2: Conference education sessions inspire, inform attendees
Day two of the 2023 CAI Annual Conference and Exposition: Community NOW introduced attendees to the first set of education sessions to inspire and inform. Topics ranged from building maintenance and collecting assessments to conflict and more.
Community NOW Day 1: CAI kicks off 50th anniversary conference in Dallas
The 2023 CAI Annual Conference and Exposition: Community NOW is officially underway, with more than 2,000 attendees and exhibitors celebrating CAI’s 50th anniversary. Stay tuned for updates!
Community NOW: CAI celebrating 50th anniversary at Dallas conference
Community Associations Institute supports the millions of people living and working in condominiums, housing cooperatives, and homeowners associations. CAI is commemorating its 50th anniversary at the largest international gathering of homeowners, community managers, and businesses serving community associations during the 2023 CAI Annual Conference and Exposition: Community NOW, May 17–20, at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas.
Charging toward the future: Preparing for the electric vehicle
As electric vehicle adoption continues to rise in the U.S., community associations must prepare to accommodate the trend by considering plans for paying for, servicing, and administering stations, as well as safety and logistical factors.
Condominium blacklists: Secretive lending questionnaires impacting affordable housing
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are compiling troubling blacklists that prohibit mortgage financing for entire condominium or housing cooperative buildings. As the blacklists grow, community managers and board members have no knowledge their buildings are on them. When people are unable to buy and sell units in these buildings, property values may be affected.
Insurance coverage: Communities report significant challenges with rising premiums
More than 90% of respondents in a recent survey conducted by the Foundation for Community Association Research reported that their property and casualty insurance premium had increased at the last or current renewal with 24% citing an increase between $101 and $500, and 14% citing a larger increase. Eleven percent of respondents indicated that their property and casualty coverage was canceled or not renewed.
A recipe for volunteer success: How to recruit, educate, and retain
Whipping up a plan to recruit, educate, and retain volunteers is a delicate mix that includes patience, flexibility, solid coaching, and listening skills—plus a dash of strong commitment to community.
Growth and expansion: CAI chapters adopt new programs and services
Renewal, rebuilding, and looking to the future represent the core goals embraced by CAI’s 64 chapters. Over the past year, CAI chapters have adopted new programs and services and welcomed back members to traditional events and opportunities.