The Risks of Delegating Infrastructure Maintenance to Community Associations

Common-interest community associations, including home owner associations (HOAs), condominium associations, and housing cooperatives, play a critical role in the maintenance of local infrastructure. Over the past few decades, a growing number of cities and counties have delegated the responsibility for long-term maintenance of common infrastructure associated with new residential development to community associations. This often includes maintenance of common open space and may include maintenance of private streets and sidewalks, storm water facilities, or other infrastructure that plays a critical role in hazard mitigation.     Read the PDF……………


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