Florida Forum to Focus on Community Association Legal Issues

Published: Jul. 24, 2017

The Central Florida Chapter of Community Associations Institute (CAI) is one of eight Florida chapters hosting a day-long leadership forum November 3rd in Orlando for community association managers, association board members, and homeowners.

CAI Leadership Forum: Florida Communities will feature industry experts addressing a wide range of state-specific and national legal issues affecting the governance and management of homeowner and condominium associations. Topics will include building repair and replacement, funding reserves, insurance liability updates, medical marijuana, and much more.

The program will feature education for community managers and homeowners, including association board members and other community leaders.

We’ve developed a new program to give Florida managers and homeowners the information and perspective they need to ensure compliance with laws that affect associations. Not knowing the legal ramifications of actions and decisions can lead to serious and potentially costly issues, including litigation.

Florida has extensive and complex laws affecting community associations,” notes Thomas M. Skiba, CAE, chief executive officer of CAI’s 34,000-member organization. “It’s essential that community managers, association board members, and other homeowner leaders fully understand their legal obligations. Overlooking or sidestepping a legal requirement can be very costly, and ignorance of the law is not a defense.”

The event will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld at 10100 International Drive. Registration opens at 8am, with the opening session beginning at 9am.

To learn more or register, visit caicf.org/event/2017-cai-leadership-forum-florida.

The eight chapters hosting the CAI Leadership Forum are Central Florida, Gold Coast, Northeast Florida, North Gulf Coast, Southeast Florida, South Gulf Coast, Suncoast, and West Florida. CAI has more than 60 local, state, regional, and international chapters. Additional information about each chapter is available at www.caionline.org/chapters.

In addition to state and national legislative advocacy, CAI provides information, tools, and resources to community association volunteer leaders, community managers and management firms, and other professionals who provide products and services to community associations. For more information, visit www.caionline.org or call 888-224-4321.