Many Americans have changed how and where they work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some community association leaders who have seen an increase in home-based businesses are trying to be flexible with restrictions, while others say it’s time to revisit and modify rules.
CAI’s newly developed virtual Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) Case Study features a pre-recorded video showcasing the property and live interviews with the host community manager, board members, and business partners. Major components of the case study experience remain the same.
This year has led CAI to discover new ways to deliver our world-class education to community association professionals, making learning easier with our seamless virtual training programs that empower our educators and students.
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.
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.