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HUD ‘guidance’ irking industry

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

The problem is that the government agencies, under pressure to reduce or end taxpayer bailouts of the housing industry, are changing decades-old lending rules without letting anyone know in advance.
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6 Tips for Planning a Successful HOA Annual Meeting

Is your annual meeting just around the corner? Begin planning now because successful meetings don’t happen by themselves.

“I’ve seen associations do well, and I’ve seen them stumble with annual meetings,” says Robert M. DeNichilo, an attorney at DeNichilo & Lindsley LLP in Irvine, Calif., who specializes in representing community associations. “The key is preparation. Those who have a checklist and act on it tend to do well. Those who say, ‘Oh, my gosh, we have an annual meeting!’ tend to flounder.”

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