While condominium, townhome, and homeowner association residents are free to decorate the interior of their home as they please, many associations have adopted formal decorating policies for association common elements (ex. hallways, patios, lobbies, and lawns).
Here are three tips for a community association board to consider when approaching holiday décor etiquette.
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While a total … Read More ›
What defines a hoarding situation?
It is important to be able to identify a hoarding situation in the event one is present within your Association. Hoarding is defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “the compulsion to continually accumulate a variety of items that are often considered useless accompanied by an inability to discard the items without great distress”. … Read More ›
Operating a home-based business has become a reality for many Americans. Appealing factors including little to no startup capital requirements, flexible work schedules, and reduced commuting has given rise to the “side hustle” or freelance economy.
According to a 2017 U.S. Small Business Administration report, there are 29.6 million small businesses with an estimated 50% being … Read More ›
Property Managers and Board Members oftentimes ask how to adequately handle matters involving Emotional Support Animals (“ESA”) and Service Animals. This issue typically arises within Associations with a “no dog” or “no pet” policy when an individual requests an accommodation to these policies for an ESA or Service Animal. Given the heightened sensitivity needed for … Read More ›