One year after being thrust into a crash course on electronic meeting platforms due to the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual meetings and electronic voting options are here to stay for associations in Virginia.
Last week, the Virginia General Assembly passed a Bill that provides an association’s Board of Directors with extensive authority to prohibit smoking within condominiums and property owners’ associations. A Board of Directors of a condominium association may, by a majority vote of the Board, prohibit smoking both in the common elements and in units, unless the recorded condominium instruments contain existing language that would prohibit the Board from doing so. A Board of Directors for a property owners’ association may prohibit smoking in common areas by a
The Maryland practice of Rees Broome, PC’s Community Association Department is providing a free webinar on fair housing law for community associations.
This course is approved by the Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB) to fulfill continuing education requirements for the CMCA® certification. www.camicb.org
March 10, 2021
Anti-Social Media in the Dis-Information Age
By: Jessica Lawless, Esq. and Joseph Shannon, Esq
As we are all well aware by now, the popularity of social media and other online platforms has skyrocketed and is now a routine part of daily life, both personally and professionally, for most Americans.
The Prince George’s County Office of Community Relations has launched a new, voluntary training program for members of common ownership communities called the “EDvantage HOA Online Training Program.” The training is designed to educate County residents about common ownership communities. The training is free, can be completed at one’s own pace, and is available in both English and Spanish.