Category: On The Board

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2024 February Boards & Boundaries

In multifamily residential communities, where neighbors share common space, amenities, and maintenance—if not actual walls—establishing and maintaining boundaries can be a bit tricky.  Physical boundaries are often breached by things like …

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2024 February Board Roles

Cooperative corporations and condo associations are collectives of shareholders and owners, respectively. Both are governed by a board, the members of which are typically elected by those same shareholders and owners.  Immediately followin…

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2023 November Holding Elections

Shared residential communities such as condos, co-ops, and HOAs are modern examples of classic Athenian democracy: citizens governing themselves through active participation in governance. The key to that governance is the regularity of ele…

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2023 October Litigation in Your Community

When seeking a place to call home, potential co-op and condo buyers are seeking a place of peace and quiet. No one wants to live in the midst of a tempest. And peace and quiet can be both literal and figurative, of course. The constant din …

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2023 October How Multifamily Boards Stay on Top of the Law

Multifamily communities are governed by laws that range from local ordinances to federal housing statutes. Not only is there a long list of codes, deadlines, inspections, filings, and regulations to follow, but these important items and dat…

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2023 September Evaluating Management

Striking a healthy balance between the governance and the management of a condo or co-op community can be a challenge. While it’s the board that governs, it’s management that executes…at least that’s how it’s supposed to be in theory. That …

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2023 August Liability & Indemnity Coverage

Whether your community is a condo, HOA, or co-op, if you take on the responsibility of serving on the board, you also take on a portion of collective responsibility—and with the assumption of that responsibility comes a measure of liability…

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2023 August Resources for Multifamily Boards

Serving on the board of directors of a condo, co-op, or HOA can be a daunting undertaking, but there are numerous resources available to get new members up to speed and to inform seasoned members of the latest products, services, laws, and …

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2023 August Increasing Board Involvement

There are plenty of reasons why many condo, co-op, and HOA residents would rather cross the street than talk about serving on their board. Maybe it’s the time demand—or maybe they have concerns about liability. Maybe it’s good old-fashioned…

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