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3 Tips to Dodge the Pitfalls of Poor HOA Security

there are a lot of pitfalls that can affect your neighborhood’s security, making it more vulnerable

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HOA Involvement in Keeping the Community Safe

Important details for associations to consider when purchasing or updating security for the community.

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Condo Association Security Plans

Although my Association is in a nice neighborhood, we’ve had our share of incidents, and each time it’s a bit jarring.

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Security Measures in Your HOA: Lights, Camera, Action!

A quandry that homeowner associations face is how implement security measures when a known violent resident exists

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Condo Association Safety and Security 201

we’ll follow up on more advanced topics to help you have a secure and safe Condo Association

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San Jose (CA) Residents Fight City to Install Gate for Safety

Gated communities exist in many parts of the Bay Area, offering limited access and greater security

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Local homeowner’s association takes a stand against mail theft (CA)

Schults had a design drawn up and is awaiting approval from the post office. He said it’s frustrating, but worth the $5,500 it will cost the homeowners association

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Condo Association Safety and Security 101

This article will serve as an introduction to the core items related to Condo Association safety and security

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Upgrading Security: The Latest Technologies for Condos and HOAs

that doesn’t mean that security concerns don’t still exist—especially for those in condos or HOAs

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When to Report Suspicious Activity in Your Homeowners Association

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has started an initiative called, “If You See Something, Say Something.”

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Intelligent Building Solutions

The need for security cameras and effective image-recording devices is skyrocketing, along with the desire for software tools that generate remote accessibility

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Community Association Life: Security responsibility is complicated issue

Does my HOA have any responsibility with respect to the perimeter security?

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Gated communities swiping driver licenses may be illegal (FL)

I thought I was the only person who didn’t want my driver license swiped at the entrance of some gated communities in Lee and Collier counties.  I have no idea what these people are doing with the information they are

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Don’t Fall for These 3 Security Mistakes

Successful HOAs promise security for the residents. However, protecting an entire neighborhood is difficult, and it can be easy to get caught by pitfalls. Check out these three common security mistakes for associations, and learn some tips on how to

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4 insurance issues arising from body cameras and private security

Recently, a broker e-mailed me with a question I had not yet heard. A homeowners’ association was seeking to equip security guards with body cameras. She asked, does this impact the guard firm’s liability and, if so, how?  Body cameras

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Tymber Skan condos plagued with violence (FL)

An Orlando couple was shot while watching TV on their couch late Tuesday night, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.     Read more…….

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Maintenance man stole $70K in jewelry from condo tenants, Brevard (FL) cops say

A maintenance man at a Brevard County condo complex was arrested Tuesday after deputies said he stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from tenants at the complex.  Investigators said as much as $70,000 worth of necklaces, bracelets and rings

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Security precautions for condo dwellers

Living in a condominium means sharing space, including a building’s entrances, elevators, hallways and parking lots.  While those common spaces can be important for interactions between neighbours, they can also create security issues, as residents don’t always know who else

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Couple sues HOA over home invasion robbery (FL)

Theirs was the fourth Collier County home invasion in a five-week span.  Now the couple is suing their homeowner’s association, saying the Estuary at Grey Oaks neighborhood promised a secure community and failed to deliver despite knowledge of the recent

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Think twice before installing security cameras in condominiums

Does your condominium building have security cameras that were installed by the developer? Have there been violations of the association’s security protocol, such as unauthorized use of key fobs and contractor access to the building without registering with the front

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