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More than 74.1 million Americans reside in homeowners associations, condominiums, housing cooperatives, and other planned communities. All of these communities – more than 350,000 nationally – share a few essential goals – preserving the nature and character of the community, providing services and amenities to residents, protecting property values, and meeting the established expectations of owners.

Community associations are governed by a state-level statutory framework that control how associations are developed, governed, and managed. Questions? Contact the Government & Public Affairs team at

Connect with Your Constituents​​

Reasons to Visit your Constituents at a Local Event

    1. We will help set up a meeting with your constituents at a local event (BBQ, town hall, or ice cream social).
    2. You can learn how the HOA/Condo housing model relieves municipal budgets and expands affordable homeownership.
    3. You can share your goals and priorities with voters.

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Read about Community Associations 

Powered by the Foundation for Community Association Research

Home Swee​​t HOA - Provides results from an independently conducted homeowner satisfaction survey on topics such as government regulation, disagreement resolution, and why community associations work.

Statistical Review - Provides a summary of key community association industry data.

From Good to Great -  Includes homeowners and board members Rights and Responsibilities for Better Communities in addition to governance and ethics within community associations.

Best Practices Reports - Function-specific best practices in topic areas ​developed using a variety of sources, including, but not limited to, recommendations from industry experts and various industry-related publications.​

CAI's Legislator Newsletters: 

​​CAI sends a quarterly newsletter to all legislators. To ensure you have subscribed to these newsletters, send an email to Here is an archive of past quarterly newsletters: ​

2023 Newsletters: 

2023 Housing Predictions​

2023 CAI at NCSL​

2023 Housing Trends

2023 Condo Safety Commitment

2022 Newsletters: 

2022 CAI at NCSL

2022 Housing Trends

2022 Housing Predictions

2022 Condo Safety Legislative Trends

Discover State-specific Community Association Facts and Resources

​Click on a state to view that state's current laws regarding community associations and state-specific resources.

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