It’s official! For more than 10 years, community associations have consistently remained preferred places to call home.
The 2016 Homeowner Satisfaction Survey, national research conducted by Zogby Analytics for the Foundation for Community Association Research (FCAR), supports similar findings from past surveys in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2012, and 2014.
The 68 million Americans living in more than 338,000 community associations have spoken—and they’re overwhelmingly satisfied in their communities. Looking past the neighbor disputes, parking issues, and pet problems, the majority of residents say their community association experience is positive.
Whether it’s because associations offer clean, attractive, and safe neighborhoods—in large part due to effective rules that preserve property values—or the fact that associations seek leadership from governing boards and community managers who regularly go above and beyond to serve their communities, one thing’s for sure: Americans love their HOAs. Read more…