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The Ethical Path


The differences between right and wrong and good and bad aren’t always obvious.  Is your association board leading with morals and principles in mind?

Mark Smith, president of the Sun City Aliante Homeowners Association in North Las Vegas, doesn’t want the appearance of impropriety – even the hint of...

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Friend or Foe?

Board Members Feel Torn Going After Rule-Breaking Neighbors

Being elected to the condo board inserts a divisive quality into one’s relationship with their neighbors. While still a unit owner, subject to the same rules, regulations and responsibilities, a board member has made a commitment to the larger community. So, when neighbors and friends fail to meet their obligations, flouting the rules or falling behind on condo fees, the board becomes involved. That can inject a dose of stress into any board member’s life.  Starting foreclosure proceedings against the next-door neighbor is perhaps the worst conflict a board member faces, because even while understanding the circumstances in that neighbor’s life, he or she is forced to act.

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