Community Update – August 2019

Community Update – August 2019

Community Associations must learn to effectively communicate amongst themselves. Over time, more and more messages have become electronic, social media has become a popular platform for communication, and the lines between personal/professional messages have become increasingly blurred. It’s now more important than ever to understand the rules and regulations regarding these distinctions.

Our featured article, “Who Said What?” Board Officers Should be Careful How They Handle Their Official vs. Personal Communications to Members – Part I,” delves into why it is important to keep the message of community association boards, and the personal opinions of members separate. This is especially true in the age of social media.

Email has changed the way community associations communicate with residents. However, it’s important to understand the limitations and regulations. Learn more in our article, “E-Notice for Everyone.”

“Illegal Rentals Might Mean Jail Time” This statement is a possibility if you live in Miami Beach. The City of Miami Beach is on the forefront of municipalities cracking down on illegal Airbnb Rentals.

Lastly, under the Condominium Act, associations have to give residents notice when they hold meetings or change common elements. What can you expect from these requirements? Find out in, “What Notice is Required for a Rule Amendment?”

Don’t miss our new Spanish feature! Scroll down to learn more, subscribe, and read this month’s featured article, “Mi Voto Cuenta.”