CCIOA Budget Checklist

By: Elina B. Gilbert, Esq. Regardless of how long the CCIOA budget process has been in existence, it remains a mystery and enigma to many.  As currently written, this budget process only applies to post-CCIOA communities (i.e. those communities created on or after July 1, 1992) but as of July 1, 2018, a portion ofGo to Resource

Robert’s Rules: Did Robert Intend They Be Used At Board Meetings?

By: Elina B. Gilbert, Esq. Who is Robert and why do we care about him anyway? His full name was Henry Robert and he was an engineering officer with the U.S. Army. In 1863, Robert discovered the hard way (use your imagination here) that trusting a large assembly to behave and properly conduct itself duringGo to Resource

FHA Certifications–Refresher Checklist

By: Elina B. Gilbert, Esq. With all the various changes to FHA Guidelines over the last several years, condominium communities continue to struggle with FHA certification or recertification. Some communities are finding that although they were eligible for certification in prior years, when applying for recertification, they are now being rejected. So what’s changed? ToGo to Resource

Out of the Box Collection Ideas

If you’ve ever been to a Mammoth game you know the chant….GET IN THE BOX!  Being in the penalty box is punishment during a Mammoth game for not following the rules but in your association you may need to get out of the box in order to collect unpaid assessments.  What do we mean byGo to Resource