New research investigates condo governance – Study finds communication, director education and sense of community lacking

New research into condominium governance found that board members, property managers and unit owners have a number of familiar topics on their minds. Lack of community, lack of director education and poor communication were among seven themes identified by Dr. Randy Lippert, professor of criminology and sociology at the University of Windsor, in a recent study.  For the study, Dr. Lippert and his research team of graduate students interviewed roughly 150 board members, property managers and unit owners in condominium dense New York City and Toronto. The individuals represented condominiums ranging in price — more than and less than $600,000 in Toronto — and in size, from fewer than 50 units, to 50 to 150 units, to greater than 150 units.     Read the article………….

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