Community Update – July 2018

Community Update – July 2018

Summer is here in full dew point oppression, and while many people take this time to vacate the area, many managers and board members are hard at work with the day-to-day operations and maintenance of Florida’s communities. In this issue, we hope to make some of that work a bit easier.

Our featured article, There’s a Membership Meeting in my HOA, Where Does the Notice get Mailed?, discusses a new “research” requirement for homeowners’ associations holding member meetings and offers some tips for making this requirement less of a burden.

“Good communication” is a truism for any healthy relationship and it holds true for community association management, too. What Did You Say? takes a look at some real-world ways in which clear, effective communications can make association boards and managers operate much more effectively.

Who is Responsible for Electrical Wiring and Plumbing Repairs? offers important insight into where an association’s maintenance responsibilities end and where an owner’s begin.

Lastly, Putting the Puzzle Together Regarding Insurance Coverage and Exclusions examines the complex universe of insurance policy exclusions and, in straightforward language, shows how you can sort out what is and isn’t covered under your policy.

View the July 2018 Community Update here