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.
With Christmas right around the corner, community associations across the country are coming alive with festive lights and holiday decorations. Guidelines on these displays should be updated, fair, easy to follow, and owner supported.
Communities that consistently and uniformly enforce rules and regulations, practice good governance, communicate with residents, take neighbor disputes seriously, and govern with empathy can solve a lot of their problems.
Every community association requires a set of governing documents to provide its legal framework and operation. CAI has a new resource to help attorneys, board members, and community managers when drafting or amending provisions that govern a community.