Tag Archives: natural

Is Your Association Prepared for Natural Disasters?

Natural disasters come in many shapes and sizes.  It could be a tornado, a flood, Superstorm Sandy, or a wildfire.  Regardless of the type of disaster, the devastation and loss is often overwhelming.  Nothing can fully prepare someone to handle the emotional impact of a natural disaster.  However, with some thought and planning before...

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Liabilities & Insurance

 

 

Each condominium, cooperative or planned community is exposed to liabilities that have the potential to cripple the association.  Therefore, commercial insurance is one of the most important components of a community association’s risk-management program.

 

One reason associations exist is to protect assets, which can be tangible (like equipment) or intangible (like...

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FL: Reserves crucial for disasters, renovations

Now that it’s been been just a short time since a near miss by a very large and angry looking Hurricane Irene, we thought we would talk for a moment about reserves. Reserves are money set aside by associations to deal with large renovation, repair and remediation projects – either from catastrophic events, such as storms, or from the natural aging…

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NY: Breast-Feeding Boutique in Feud With Condo Board

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

For legions of lactating women in one of Manhattan’s most productive precincts, it has become an essential destination: a place to buy breast pumps and BPA-free bottles, and to bond over the myriad challenges of what is supposed to be the most natural thing in the world.
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