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Saving your Sanity: Developing a Communications Policy and Protecting the Association

One of the best things a homeowner’s association board can do to protect the associations from liability and restore sanity to volunteer service is to develop a comprehensive communications policy that limits what Board members and committee members can say when they are speaking (or e-mailing) in their in individual capacity.  I have served on three separate homeowners association boards.  As an attorney. I also represent homeowners associations in my practice.  It is with this experience in mind that I offer the proposal and suggestions that are set out in this article.  It is my hope that this article, which contains a mix of legal and practical advice, will help you restore sanity to your volunteer service on the Board of Directors.

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Condo Board Special…

Condo Board Special: A Lawyer Tells All About Your Governing Documents

Maybe you’ve been on a co-op board. Maybe you’ve never been a board at all. And maybe you just need a refresher. Because one thing’s or sure: Being a condo board member, under condominium governing documents, is way different than being a co-op- board member working under a proprietary lease. What do condo board members need to know? Glad you asked….

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PA: Pickup trucks pit neighbor against neighbor

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

Police Chief Stephen White reported that officers have been called to the community at least six times since January 2008 to settle disputes over pickup trucks, and that some of the incidents involved the same people
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NC: Do homeowner regulations go too far

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

On Aug. 15 – after losing his one-story home and two days before he would be evicted – Darius’ next door neighbor heard an explosion about 2:20 a.m. Patti McCallister ran outside, saw Darius’ home burning and called 911.
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