News and Articles—Community Associations



article image 8-15-23.jpgUnderstanding Community Association Insurance

August 15, 2023

Community associations—often referred to as condominium or homeowners’ associations (HOAs)—are a valuable component of the home ownership experience. These associations are tasked with implementation and enforcement… more ▶


article image 2-13-23.jpgHow HOAs Can Deal with Internal Conflict

February 13, 2023

Unity is essential to the efficacy of any organization. This is especially true for organizations such as HOAs that must serve the interest of community members with integrity and consistency. Like any other group, though, there are certainly instance… more ▶


article image 12-12-22.jpgHow HOAs Can Minimize Risk

December 12, 2022

HOAs must contend with numerous risks to their operations. Implementing a comprehensive risk management plan addressing potential losses and liabilities helps safeguard associations, their boards, and their membership. Here are some things… more ▶


article image 8-24-22.jpgHow an HOA Can Help Its Residents

August 24, 2022

Homeowners associations need to avoid a contentious relationship with residents and prevent incidents from escalating. Although HOAs should exist to serve community members, they must also issue fines and citations to ensure… more ▶


article image 12-26-21.jpgThe Legal Obligations of Condo Associations

December 26, 2021

According to the Foundation for Community Association Research, 26% of the U.S. population resides in community associations. These associations offer a range of benefits to their members, including amenities, security, and increased property values… more ▶


article image 9-14-21.jpgComprehensive HOA Risk Management Strategies

September 14, 2021

Thousands of homeowners’ associations (HOAs) and similar community associations exist in the United States. Originally designed to help protect property values, these organizations have expanded in scope and purpose in recent years. Most HOAs are… more ▶


article image 7-20-21.jpgCommunity Association Risk Management

July 20, 2021

Community associations are an integral part of the home ownership experience for many Americans. These associations are tasked with maintaining properties to established standards, resolving property owner disputes, and minimizing losses… more ▶


articles image_0035_75.jpgPersonal Injuries on Community Association Property: When is the Association Liable?

April 2, 2019

In neighborhoods and community developments across the country, homeowners’ associations (HOAs) are tasked with maintaining neighborhood standards. These… more ▶


articles image_0021_89.jpgThe Legal Obligations of a Community Association

October 23, 2018

Community associations, typically known as homeowners associations or HOAs, play a vital role in home ownership. Originally developed to help preserve neighborhood continuity and real estate value, today’s community associations are… more ▶


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Environmental Pollution: Planning for Risks

December 1, 2023 | For business owners, an environmental pollution incident can result in stiff regulatory penalties and staggering expenses associated with cleanup… more ▶

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Managing Workers’ Compensation Claims

November 15, 2023 | Claims management in workers’ compensation programs is a critical component of a comprehensive workplace health and safety strategy, involving… more ▶

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E&O and More in the Mortgage Industry

November 1, 2023 | Real estate professionals, including mortgage lenders, face numerous risks. These risks can result in significant financial burdens, particularly when legal claims… more ▶