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Mixed Feelings
By: Nena Groskind
November 2016
Nearly 40 years ago, the Massachusetts legislature responded to the state’s affordable housing shortage by enacting legislation (Chapter 40b) requiring communities to meet an affordability benchmark -10 percent of their housing stock must be “affordable” to moderate-income residents. Communities that fall below that standard must waive local zoning and planning requirements that bar the construction of multifamily developments, if a specified percentage of the units (usually 25 percent) are affordable.

CAI-NE Annual Condo Conference & Expo
October 2016
Annual Condo Conference & Expo Saturday, Oct. 22nd, Burlington, MA Offers Something for Condo Board Members, Managers and Business Partners

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.”

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