You can listen and/or download the talk show "On The Commons" taped on Saturday, November 17, 2007.
it or not, the number of association housing is increasing. With the trend
towards higher density development and municipal mandates a substantial
percentage of the new housing stock is in an HOA of some form or other.
Along with the increase in association housing the number of reported incidents
of theft, embezzlement and other fraudulent activity have also grown. Can
something be done to protect the interests of the owners? What safeguards
can be taken to make stealing from the association funds a lot harder?
See: http://www.myflorida.com/dbpr/pro/cam/index.html. He is working on a bill that would make managers more accountable for their actions and the advice they give association board members.
You can read his proposed bill at: http://www.ccfjedu.net/CAMBILL2008.htm.
And to reach Mark send him an email at email@example.com