Tag Archives: nature

IL: Natural areas benefit ecosystem and homeowners

The Estates of Inverness Ridge homeowners association received an award from the U.S. EPA and Chicago Wilderness for the care it gives the 80-acre conservancy, which amounts to more than half the land in the community. It features wetlands, including those along Poplar Creek near its origination in Crabtree Nature Preserve, as well as woodland and…

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How to Fund HOA Improvements

What can a board do if its building is faced with extensive capital work while recovering from the real estate slump of the early 1990s? Assessments are unpopular and reserves are low. There’s a desire to have construction operations completed as quickly as possible, but an aversion to parting with too much money at one time. One way to solve this dilemma is to phase in the capital programs over an extended time. Undertaking construction in distinct stages offers many advantages as well as potential pitfalls. Armed with the proper information, however, the board can organize the building’s construction into phases that best suit their purposes.

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FL: Group unites to give ospreys place to roost

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

Two platforms mounted on tops of utility poles will be up for grabs in Villa Sabine’s 14-acre nature preserve just waiting for the perfect fish-eating tenants to begin building their giant nests
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