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Authorizing Action in the Face of Homeowner Association Apathy or Paralysis
Judicial Rescue for Governing Document Amendments, Loans and Quorums
Steve Weil
Community Association Decision Making
Who Decides — The Board, the Members or the Legislature?
Steve Weil
Court Whacks Directors with a $500,000 Attorney Fee Award! Steve Weil
Directors Gone Wild! Steve Weil
What protects an individual homeowner from a big judgment against her community association?
Tyler Berding
Go Ahead and Use Email: It's an Emergency…
Implementing CID Open Meeting Act Limitations in 2012 and Beyond
Steve Weil
Judging Directors
How Courts Throughout the Nation Evaluate Board and Association Decision Making and How to “Bullet-Proof” Those Decisions
Steve Weil
Judicial Deference Revisited
When Will A Court Second-Guess A Board's Decisions?
Hate Rules Enforcement by your Community Association?
Get with your neighbors and vote it out!
Tyler Berding
Recent Trends in the Business Judgement Rule and other Standards of Review Steve Weil
Step Away From that Computer! Before you send another Email
Read How New Legislation Restricts Board Procedure, Executive Sessions, Emergency Meetings, Discussions and Decisions
Sandra Bonato and Melissa Bauman Ward
Understanding Board Decisions and Judicial Deference
Two Recent Appellate Cases Illustrate When A Court Will Defer To The "Business Judgment" Of A Board of Directors
Andrew Baugh
Virtually Legal Technology and its Impact on Association Operations Steve Weil
What Happens When Boards Violate Davis-Stirling?
(And Is There Such a Thing as “Condo Police?”)
Steve Weil and Andrea O'Toole
When "Absolute" Is Not
Does an Association Director have an Absolute Right to Inspect Association Records?
James Devereaux
Who Do You Trust?
The Essential Ingredient in Effective Management of Community Associations
Tyler Berding
Who's the Client? James Devereaux
Why Members Don't Care Tyler Berding
Why Won't They Serve?
Homeowners won't volunteer for boards of directors of community associations — another nail in the coffin?
Tyler Berding
The Affordable Housing Myth Tyler Berding
Aging in Place — A New Plan for the Suburbs?
Could Older Common Interest Developments Become Part of More Livable, Less Car-Dependent Communities?
Tyler Berding
The Contractual Community
Why Community Associations Are Not Governments and Why That Matters
Tyler Berding
Getting Sober in the New Economy
Are Rentals a Better Solution for Affordable Housing?
Tyler Berding
Hang Together or Hang Separately?
Selling a Distressed Common Interest Development as a Single Parcel — Is Partition an Alternative to losing it to Individual Foreclosures?
Tyler Berding
It's Your Neighbors, Stupid
Who, Not What, is a Homeowners Association?
Tyler Berding
Left Holding the (Sand) Bag
Who Will Pay for the Damage Caused by Rising Sea llevels? It Could be Your Homeowners Association!
Tyler Berding
The Peril of Hidden Damage in a Community Association
How Do You Fix It, What Happens If You Can't?
Tyler Berding
The Peril of Hidden Damage in a Community Association - Part 2
What if the Cost of Repair exceeds all Expectations?
Tyler Berding
Predicting the Future of Community Associations
An Outline for the Next 50 Years
Tyler Berding
Private New Towns
A Promising Concept Saddled with an Old Problem
Tyler Berding
The Risks of Delegating Infrastructure Maintenance to Community Associations
Community Associations, Hazard Mitigation, and Development Regulation
Tyler Berding
The Uncertain Future of Common Interest Developments Tyler Berding
When Market Value Slips Out the Back Door Tyler Berding
Will the (Old) Suburbs Become the (New) Urban Core?
A New Role for Older Community Associations?
Tyler Berding

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