by Dawn Bauman, CAE | Nov 2, 2021 | Advocacy, Community Associations
Following the Surfside condo collapse this summer, Fannie Mae recently released new building project requirements for its loans. CAI breaks down the key requirements of the guidelines effective Jan. 1.
by James Dodson IV | Sep 23, 2021 | CAI, Community Associations
The tragedy in Surfside, Fla., evoked many emotions for us all. The impact of this disaster will be far-reaching, changing many aspects of the communities we serve as volunteers, managers, and business partners. With much work still to be done, here is how CAI has provided support so far.
by Daniel Brannigan | Sep 15, 2021 | CAI, Community Associations
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.
by Guest Author | Sep 2, 2021 | Community Associations, Publications
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.
by Dawn Bauman, CAE | Jul 1, 2021 | CAI, Community Associations
Following the tragic condo collapse in Florda, CAI is providing information and resources to help concerned residents and board members understand structural integrity, maintenance, and reserves.