Community associations must take seriously new mandatory filing requirements under the Corporate Transparency Act, legal experts advise. Existing community associations must comply with the law’s reporting requirements by Jan. 1, 2025. New community associations have 30 days after incorporation to file. Information also must be updated following changes in governance such as the election of directors.
Happy homeowners need to speak up about their community association experiences, particularly when legislative updates are being considered. We have a voice that matters in the process. Learn how to use it.
In July, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac released updates to project eligibility standards for condominiums and housing cooperatives. It is critically important for condominium and housing cooperative projects to have access to loans that will meet Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac qualifications. CAI continues to provide specific feedback regarding the requirements.
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.
Aging condominium buildings and infrastructure has been a growing concern over the past year, following the tragic partial building collapse at Champlain Towers South Condominium Association in Surfside, Fla., in June 2021. Learn more about condo safety legislation, laws, and regulations, and how CAI is advocating for sensible public policy.