Maintenance-free, safety, and cleanliness are top features that make community associations a popular choice and lifestyle for millions of Americans, according to results from the 2022 Homeowner Satisfaction Survey. The overwhelming majority (89%) of homeowners and condominium association residents rate their overall experience of living in a community association as “very good” or “good” (67%), or neutral (22%).
This year, 62 posts were published on Ungated covering myriad topics. Revisit the most read stories as part of our 2021 highlights.
Vaccines mandates for all federal employees, federal contractors, and many health care workers has left many other public and private organizations reevaluating their own health practices. Legal experts weigh in on how communities can keep their residents safe.
Although it will likely take months or even years to determine the causes behind the Surfside, Fla., condo collapse, local and state governments are examining building codes, standards and practices, and other appropriate actions to improve structural safety.
Addressing unexpected maintenance often results in boards having to approve large special assessments, which can cause a financial strain to homeowners. A report from the Foundation for Community Association Research details why the unanticipated expense of repairing hidden damage can be so overwhelming.