Know Your Rules!

Have you checked out your HOA’s covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&Rs) lately? If not, now’s a great time to brush up on the do’s and don’ts of the community. For those of you who were unaware, CC&Rs play a crucial role in keeping the association running smoothly. CC&Rs are legally binding rules and regulations that each homeowner agrees to when he or she purchases a unit within the association. If

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Homeowner Rights & Responsibilities

As a homeowner in our association, you have certain rights-and responsibilities.  You have the right to:  A responsive and competent community association. Honest, fair, and respectful treatment by community leaders and managers. Attend meetings, serve on committees, and run for election. Access appropriate association records. Prudent financial management of fees and other assessments. Live in a community where the property is maintained according to established standards. Fair treatment regarding financial

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Some Positive News About Living in an HOA!

We’re confident that most residents are happy living in our communities—and we certainly hope you are among them. But how do the more than 62 million Americans who live in homeowners associations and condominium communities feel about their own associations? Are they happy with their elected boards? How do they feel about the rules? What about their association assessments? The Foundation for Community Association Research, an affiliate of Community Associations

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