Creating sustainable practices in your HOA improves quality of life for residents. Here are some actionable tips for integrating sustainable practices into your community.
Understand HOA rental restrictions and what renting roles, rights, and responsibilities each of the involved parties have: the renter, the landlord, the HOA, and property management company.
This month, we are excited to feature Hillcrest Property Management’s Director of Hillcrest Chicago, Caree Shtulman. Caree leads the charge on small to medium condominium, townhome, and homeowners’ associations in the city.
Due to issues with our vendor and USPS, the 2021 coupon books have been delayed. If you have not received your coupons, please pay your 2020 assessment amount: Make checks payable to your association, and your account number or unit address need to be included on your check. Mail checks to: PO Box 7780, Carol Stream, IL 60197. You can also pay online by clicking on “Payments” in the top right corner of this website. You will receive a statement showing your current balance soon. If your assessment has increased in 2021, you can pay the difference along with your February assessment. All January late fees will be waived.
Explore the benefits of being involved with your HOA. This article defines an HOA and its purpose. It will provide tips for those looking to get more engaged with their homeowners’ association, ranging from attending community events to joining the board of directors.
This article covers tips on how to create safety and security in any neighborhood or living community. These tips will include community projects as well as individual strategies and include more modern innovations such as neighborhood watch apps.
Scheduling a regular reserve study for your condo association, conducted by reserve study specialists, ensures that owners will be paying for their portion of the commonly-owned assets. Here’s how and when to do this.
For condo and townhome associations, sometimes the most minor-looking or undetected issues can cause the biggest problems. Here we provide an actionable guide for association boards to avoid unnecessary costly repairs, and to painlessly identify and address structural issues.
By now, you’ve probably been experimenting with virtual homeowners’ association board meetings. Have they gone smoothly? Are you unsure about how best to structure them to ensure you are staying legal while keeping the peace? We interviewed attorney Benjamin Rooney at Keay & Costello, P.C. to share his advice.