Information Alert New Election Law On Thursday, July 13, Governor Christie signed legislation to enhance owner participation in community association elections. The CAI Legislative Action Committee worked side-by-side with Senator Gordon, the primary sponsor of the bill, to ensure that the final version of the law would be balanced and not impose undue burdens […]
To view CAI-NJ’s Action Alert on S-2545 CLICK HERE. To view a copy of the bill CLICK HERE.
CAI-NJ has been working with both Senator Shirley Turner (D – Mercer) and Assemblyman Jerry Green (D – Union) on reforms that would address the concerns tackled in this bill without the one-size-fits-all approach in S-1938, which we have consistently opposed. With the hard work of our volunteers on the Legislative Action Committee, and the […]
Knowing that this information is often vital to the homeowners we all serve, CAI-NJ was proud to stand with Assemblywoman Sumter in support of this important reform, which was signed by the Governor this summer and is now law. The bill requires the Division on Civil Rights and the Department of Community Affairs to make […]
This bill, which CAI-NJ supported as part of our multi-faceted efforts to help member communities weather the current recession, was signed by the Governor and is now law.
CAI-NJ continues to make the case for the licensure of Common Interest Community Managers, and has been working closely with CAI National in refuting the fiscal estimate of $1.2 million, cited by the Governor in his pocket veto message earlier this year. By comparing the New Jersey proposal with laws in other states—namely Virginia, which […]
CAI sent a letter to members of congress on behalf of its members to share comments and recommendations concerning the housing finance reform discussion draft released by Senators Crapo and Johnson on March 16. CAI highlights the following key issues for CAI Members in Housing Finance Reform legislation: 1. Ensure continuation of community association mortgage standards that directly support access […]
CAI applauds the efforts of the United States Congress and President Obama to reverse extreme flood insurance rate increases enacted by the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. On March 21, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (H.R. 3370). “The Obama Administration realized the negative effects that Biggert-Waters […]
Community Associations Institute applauds the U.S. Senate for following the U.S. House of Representatives in approving H.R. 3370, the “Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.” The legislation will be forwarded to President Obama for his signature into law. “Congress agreed with community association homeowners across the country that well-intended reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program […]
Thomas M. Skiba, CAE, Chief Executive Officer of Community Associations Institute, issued the following statement regarding an agreement in principle concerning housing finance reform legislation announced by Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson (D-SD) and Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID). Chairman Johnson and Ranking Member Crapo are to be commended for their diligent approach in crafting […]