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october​​ 2023 issue​​


Welcome to CAI’s e-newsletter created just for you. Each monthly issue includes news, data, and calendar items for informed CAI members—and those who want to be. 






CORPORATE TRANSPARENCY ACT AND YOUR COMMUNITY A federal law is requiring community associations to file operating information with the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network or risk strict penalties including daily fines and prison time. CAI is urging Congress to exempt communities.[Read More]


TRICK OR TREAT, SAFETY IS NEAT Increased crowds, noise, and parking are top safety concerns for community associations this Halloween. According to a CAI survey, close to 50% of respondents plan to host a Halloween party or parade in their community. Have a happy and safety Halloween with these tips. [Read More]


GOOD IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD: QUILTS FOR WILDFIRE VICTIMS The quilting club at SunRiver St. George Community Association in Utah recently sent 40 handmade quilts to support victims of the historic, deadly fires in Lahaina, Hawaii, in August. [Read More]







CELEBRATING YOUR CIVIC DUTY Community association members are actively involved in local and national elections. CAI encourages you to get your community #VoteReady. Get out and #VoteforHome on Election Day. [Read More]


PLAN NOW FOR CALIFORNIA BALCONY BILL All multifamily residential buildings containing three or more units in California must get their exterior elevated elements—balconies—inspected by the end of 2024. [Read More]


WHY MENTORSHIP MATTERS Addressing things like mentorship, burnout, and conflict resolution will better support, enhance, and spur growth among community managers and board members. Discover some of the leadership lessons shared during CAI’s CEO-MC Retreat. [Read More]







NEW BOOK! BUILDING COMMUNITY Learn how to rebuild relationships, bridge divides, and bring people together again after the challenges of the past few years in the new release from CAI Press. Available in print and digital. [Shop Now]






FREE COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS LIVE | NOV. 1, 2 P.M. ET Loneliness Epidemic: Concentrating on Social Connections in Your Community Loneliness, isolation, and lack of connection is leading to a public health crisis, according to a recent report by the U.S. surgeon general. In addition to physical health effects, loneliness and isolation can contribute to mental health challenges. Social connections can help. Communities where residents are more connected and engaged with others show a measurable increase in overall health and satisfaction. [Register Now]


M-100: The Essentials of Community Association Management | NOV. 2–3 Live virtual course. CAI's most popular course for new and seasoned community association managers and board members takes place this week.  You'll receive a community association guidebook filled with sample forms, templates, and time-saving tips to help your community association thrive. [Register Now]


EVENT | FEB. 14–17 2024 Community Association Law Seminar – Las Vegas Join CAI’s College of Community Association Lawyers for the premier continuing legal education conference to discuss emerging trends and legislative issues important to the practice of law and community association risk management. [Register Now]



  • Nov. 2–3 | M-100: The Essentials of Community Association Management
  • Nov. 16–17 | M-202: Association Communications
  • Nov. 30–Dec. 1 | M-203: Community Leadership
  • Dec. 7–8 | M-100: The Essentials of Community Association Management


>>Visit CAI’s Learning Center to register for these and other upcoming live virtual courses, online courses you can take at your own pace, and live and on-demand webinars.









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