On August 15, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a revision to long-burdensome regulations on FHA-insured mortgages for condominium homeownership. The changes are scheduled to go in to effect on October 15, 2019.
This revision includes, but is not limited to, the following changes/additions:
Approval term of entire property/project now extended to 3 … Read More ›
Small scale and community-wide sustainability efforts can have an environmental impact. From simple lightbulb changes to water efficient landscaping, there are many steps an Association can take to reduce their carbon and energy footprint. Performing an energy audit, forming a green committee, and identifying eco-friendly initiatives in capital improvement projects can also foster member engagement … Read More ›
Homeowners are “going green” with small-scale sustainability efforts in an effort to reduce their energy footprint. Wind turbine, rain water collection, and composting systems have become viable renewable, clean energy options. In particular, residential solar technology has gained popularity due to accessible technology, streamlined equipment, and decreased installation costs.
Simultaneously, associations have evaluated how solar technology … Read More ›
Do you have a plan to address bed bugs in your association? These tiny bugs create anything but a small problem if not addressed aggressively and eradicated thoroughly. Though the below discussion is most relevant to large associations, all association board members should take note and consider implementing a bed bug plan to protect their … Read More ›