If you are an interested homeowner or if you serve on your community’s board of directors or a committee and you’re looking for information on how to become better at your volunteer position, you’ve come to the right place! We have compiled following list of resources to help you achieve this goal.
Commonly Used Community Association Terms
This list explains many of of the terms and phrases that are commonly used in the community association industry. This is a great starting point for those new to association living.
State Property Laws
We have included links to access each state’s laws online. This includes property law, corporation law, and other legislature that relates to community associations.
Community Associations Institute
CAI is an international organization dedicated to building better communities. They provide education and resources to community association homeowner leaders, professional managers, association management companies and other businesses and professionals who provide products and services to community associations.
- Reading Room – A collection of very inforamative articles grouped by category
- Bookstore – The go-to resource for books on association governance, management and operations
- Governance Guidelines
- Rights and Responsibilities for Better Communities
- An Introduction to Community Association Living
Robert’s Rules of Order
This is a collection of rules that outlines the standard operating procedure for meetings. It is used as the basis for conducting board meetings all over the world.
HOA Management (.com)
The leading online directory of community association management companies and vendors. Search for your next company by state, city, or zip code.
Rental Choice (.com)
A partner of HOA Managment (.com), Rental Choice is a source for locating and contacting rental property management companies.
National Association of Realtors
A useful resource with much information, especially on the library page.
With more than 20 years of experience, BoardSource provides leaders with an extensive range of tools and resources.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – Fair Housing Laws
This page is another great resource containing loads of useful information for homeowners.