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Friday, October 28, 2016
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Age-Old Questions
By: Nena Groskind
September 2016
It may be true that you're only as old as you feel, but community associations are definitely feeling the effects of a population that is aging rapidly and in large numbers. Forty million Americans -nearly 13 percent of the U.S. population - is now 65 or older; that number is expected to double in the next 15 years.

No Offense
By: Nena Groskind
August 2016
Condominium residents, who famously don’t agree on many things, would almost certainly agree that they’d rather not have a convicted sex offender as a neighbor. New Fair Housing guidance issued by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) may restrict their ability to keep offenders out of their communities.

The Risk is Real
By: Nena Groskind
July 2016
Members of two association boards are chatting with an insurance agent at a conference. One of the trustees says: “We are so lucky to have Judy on our board. She handles all of the finances, and she’s been doing it for years. She keeps the books balanced and the bills paid. We don’t have to worry about any of the details, because we know she’s taking care of them.”

Winning Way
By: Nena Groskind
June 2016
Meteorologists were predicting a Nor’easter to celebrate the beginning of spring, but that forecast didn’t chill the spirits of the 300 people who attended CAI-NE’s annual Chapter Dinner and Awards Banquet in Burlington, MA. A mirror ball, balloon arches and glitter –lots of glitter – recalled high school prom night for the industry executives, managers, volunteers and vendors, many wearing gowns and tuxes and sporting corsages and boutonnieres. They danced to music spanning the decades, “popped shots” through a basketball hoop, and stayed late to try their luck at the Casino. But they came primarily to honor the recipients of CAI-NE’s annual awards.

Loyalty and Duty
By: Nena Groskind
May 2016
Newly elected condominium trustees are instructed somberly that they have a “fiduciary duty” to the association and its members; assured that they will not have to worry about personal liability (too much) because the “business judgment rule” will protect them, as long as they exercise “good judgment” and avoid “conflicts of interest”; and admonished sternly never to breach the “attorney-client privilege” that protects communications between the board and the association’s attorney.

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