Close to 9 in 10 homeowners living in a community association rate their overall experience as positive, according to a new report from the Foundation for Community Association Research.
Staffing levels for community management companies and managers have been largely unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic as they primarily continue working remotely, with slightly higher expenses in some areas, according to a CAI survey.
In the early days of COVID-19, CAI staff and community association board members, community managers, and business partners stepped up to provide valuable information and resources to help communities challenged by the pandemic.
Many community associations are organizing activities and events to entertain residents while observing social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reopening amenities and common areas during the COVID-19 pandemic is a complicated decision for community association leaders. Boards and managers need to ask not only can various amenities be opened, but should they?
As summer heats up, many community association residents would like nothing more than to take a dip in the pool. However, opening pools while promoting safety in the middle of a pandemic isn’t so simple.
As difficult as the COVID-19 pandemic has been, this crisis has brought people together to find solutions and offer support. It is showing the true strength and value of community.
Some community association boards have sought guidance about whether using reserve funds is appropriate to address potential cashflow issues caused by COVID-19. Here are some things to consider.
Community associations should be encouraging their residents to connect with one another. Remind them to adopt these five simple communications tips. They may help prevent conflicts in your community.
A well-crafted welcome packet can help community association leaders make a good first impression, cultivate positive feelings toward the community, and potentially get someone involved as a volunteer down the road.