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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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To tell or not to tell about the bedbugs nearby

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

I am trying to sell my condominium unit and have just learned that some of our units have bedbugs. Obviously, this is a real concern. Do I have to disclose this information to prospective buyers? I want to be honest, but I also want to sell and don’t want to scare people away.
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FL: Cracking down on board theft

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

Last month’s arrest of a Palm Beach County Century Village board president on larceny charges in connection with $33,000 in missing association funds highlights a top concern for those who live in Florida shared communities: Whom do you turn to when you think a board member is stealing?
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