Interactive data: New technology provides valuable insight on homeowner satisfaction
The Foundation for Community Association Research has released a new interactive webpage for residents, housing stakeholders, and researchers to examine and compare community association governance, management, amenities, and overall satisfaction across the U.S. The first-of-its-kind dashboard showcases housing data and exclusive information from 2016 through 2022 from the Homeowner Satisfaction Survey, a biennial, nationwide survey conducted by the Foundation for Community Associations Institute (CAI) and administered by independent researcher Zogby Analytics.
Satisfaction survey: Homeowners overwhelmingly happy with community association living
Maintenance-free, safety, and cleanliness are top features that make community associations a popular choice and lifestyle for millions of Americans, according to results from the 2022 Homeowner Satisfaction Survey. The overwhelming majority (89%) of homeowners and condominium association residents rate their overall experience of living in a community association as “very good” or “good” (67%), or neutral (22%).
Experts in community: Celebrating International Community Association Managers Day
As the professional backbone of homeowners associations and condominium communities, community managers have a special set of skills and expertise that are essential to successful operations and governance. International Community Association Managers Day is dedicated to them.
Have party, will travel: Block party trailer builds neighborly connections
Creating community spirit and building neighborly connections is a long-standing attribute of community associations. One community in Northern Virginia is taking a simple, old-school approach that’s proving to be a recipe for success: a block party trailer that is stocked with tables, tents, and drink tubs as well as a karaoke machine, sound speaker, sports equipment, and throwback games including hula hoops, a giant Connect 4, kickball, and dodgeball.