Serving in the best interests of a community association requires thoughtful problem-solving, persistence, creativity, and leadership from its board members.
It’s crucial that board members adhere to a set of ethical standards that can help them fulfill their volunteer duties with the community’s best interests in mind. CAI’s Model Code of Ethics for Community Association Board Members can serve as a basic framework.
Volunteers are an essential part of any community association. Enlisting and retaining enthusiastic, quality volunteers can be a challenge, but following these steps can help create long-term partnerships.
A homeowners association in Charlottesville, Va., has transformed its Little Free Library into a pantry stocked with free food for neighbors who are struggling—a gesture of community goodwill during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As difficult as the COVID-19 pandemic has been, this crisis has brought people together to find solutions and offer support. It is showing the true strength and value of community.