Government Affairs

Thomas M. Skiba, CAE, CAI’s Chief Executive Officer issued a statement today at the House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance hearing. The hearing entitled “The Future of Housing in America— Federal Housing Reforms that Create Housing Opportunity” was held to discuss the merits of H.R. 3700. The...

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Compton Fire Department Ordered To Remove Defibrillators From Trucks, Ambulances And This Is Why Your Association Should Reconsider Maintaining A Defibrillator

Source: Compton Fire Department Ordered To Remove Defibrillators From Trucks, Ambulances And This Is Why Your Association Should Reconsider Maintaining A Defibrillator Submitted by David Swedelson, Esq., Senior Partner at SwedelsonGottlieb, Community Association Attorneys The Los Angeles Times reports that “most fire trucks and ambulances run by the Compton Fire Department have...

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What is “Exclusive Use Common Area”?

What is “Exclusive Use Common Area”?  Submitted by Kelly G. Richardson, Esq., Richardson Harman Ober, PC Condominium owners often misunderstand exclusive use common area, and this leads to far too many wasteful disputes. Simply put, exclusive use areas are not “your” property, but property you use which is jointly owned...

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