Although it will likely take months or even years to determine the causes behind the Surfside, Fla., condo collapse, local and state governments are examining building codes, standards and practices, and other appropriate actions to improve structural safety.
Difficult, necessary, and honest conversations about racism and discrimination have brought about some change in different facets of American life, but there remains work to be done. CAI and the Foundation for Community Association Research have resources to help promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in communities.
Volunteers are an essential part of any community association. Enlisting and retaining enthusiastic, quality volunteers can be a challenge, but following these steps can help create long-term partnerships.
As the vaccination rollout continues, many community association board members, managers, and professional business partners are wondering what comes next. Will amenities reopen? Will virtual meetings continue? When can we hold in-person events again? Can more employees work on-site now?
2020 has been one of the most difficult and stressful years ever, and has made a tough job even tougher for board members and managers. It’s normal to be feeling anxious, nervous, or sad, but it’s important to take care of yourself so you can better support your community.