Since launching in May 2018, CAI‘s Ungated blog has provided news, tips, and trends important to the community association housing model. This year, we published 49 Ungated posts touching on topics such as rules on emerging issues, ways to communicate effectively and reduce conflict in community associations, as well as ensuring business continuity and offering support to those who need it during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Revisit the top five most read Ungated posts in 2020, and look forward to more content relevant to community association leaders and residents in the new year.
Failing to collect assessments may impair an association’s ability to pays its bills and provide essential services, but it’s important for boards to be flexible with homeowners who are facing financial hardship.
- Different strokes, different folks: How community managers and property managers have distinct roles
A common mistake in state legislatures considering community association manager licensing—and among the general public—is to lump community association managers and property managers into the same bucket. While both are very important roles, they are distinctly different professions with functions, skill sets, and responsibilities specific to each.
Reaching out to those in need and strengthening connections are part of the culture at Harvest, a 1,200-acre large-scale community under development in Argyle, Texas. That’s especially true now—during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Continuity of operations and residents’ safety has become top of mind for community association leaders as the COVID-19 outbreak begins to impact more and more of the U.S.
It is critical that every homeowner pays their assessments in a timely manner, yet the extraordinary circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic means community associations may need to show compassion and be flexible in their collections.