Board members must often make the most difficult decisions for their community association including budgeting and addressing owner concerns. Differences of opinion regarding any of these and other issues can result in confrontation.
Below are seven ways to avoid a confrontational or unruly homeowner during an association meeting.
The Board should insure that proper notice of the … Read More ›
Governance of a condominium, townhome, or homeowners’ association requires a great deal of documentation. Budgets, meeting minutes, owner information, voting records, and insurance policies represent a small sample of the records that a board of directors must maintain and archive. Moreover, factors such as board turnover, unit owner issues, and liability highlight the importance of … Read More ›
The City of Chicago is a world-class city. For those who have traveled to other major cities, it won’t come as a surprise that Chicago is also a very clean city due in part to the City’s strict enforcement of its Sanitation Code.
Chicago’s Department of Streets and Sanitation employs numerous inspectors to evaluate and observe reports … Read More ›
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 ›