If an association installs a charging station meant to be shared, it may need to create rules or regulations governing access to it. Rules could include things like who can use charging stations, when, and for how long.
Community associations need to prepare for electric vehicles as more drivers bring them home and expect to plug in. Board members and managers can plan to either provide charging stations as an amenity or offer residents guidelines to install their own.
As electric vehicle adoption continues to rise in the U.S., community associations must prepare to accommodate the trend by considering plans for paying for, servicing, and administering stations, as well as safety and logistical factors.
Community associations are designed to maintain common areas, preserve and protect property values, provide services for members, and develop a sense of community. Mental health issues could affect each of those responsibilities. Board members and community managers need to have a plan in place.
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