Attracting Talent to the Community Association Management Industry

Our latest research explores the need to increase the pipeline of community association managers and to help inform efforts to find, recruit, mentor, and position community managers for success in their careers.

Management Salary Survey Data Is Now Available

Results for the 2021 Community Association Manager Compensation and Salary Survey, sponsored by The March Group, is now available. All community managers who complete the survey receive FREE online access to the data and reports.

Creating Harmony in Diverse Communities

New research explores attitudes, practices, and experiences with regard to diversity and discrimination issues, how any issues have been resolved, and recommended practices for reducing issues in community associations.

Aging Infrastructure in Community Associations

A new research report of the Foundation for Community Association Research, Breaking Point: Examining Aging Infrastructure in Community Associations, examines how aging infrastructures have become critical issues in community associations.

The Community Association Fact Book

The latest Community Association Fact Book, the most comprehensive compilation of national and state community association data, includes several new components: the history of federal involvement in community associations, economic contributions and value-added benefits of community associations, and updated and expanded data for 55+ condominium residents.

Supporting Graduate Research

The Foundation supports graduate research and study through the Byron Hanke Fellowship. Explore our fellows’ latest research projects, including Terry Henley’s new report titled Community Development District (CDD) Proliferation, Governance, and Financial Condition: A Review and Qualitative Study of HOA Stakeholders.

Homeowner Satisfaction Survey

For the eighth time in 15 years, Americans living in homeowners associations and condominiums have told pollsters they are overwhelmingly satisfied in their communities.

Wired: Cybersecurity in Community Associations

New research shows more than half of community associations implement policies and procedures to safeguard homeowners’ financial information.

Best Practices Reports

Our recently updated report, Reserve Studies/Management, is designed to help association leaders plan for future repairs and replacement. Maintaining an adequate reserve fund not only meets the legal, fiduciary, and professional requirements of associations, but it also minimizes the need for special assessments and enhances resale home values in the community.

U.S. National Data, 2020

Population in Community Associations in Millions

Number of Community Associations

Value of Homes in Community Associations in Trillions of Dollars


Population Residing in Community Associations

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Community Association Fact Book

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What Makes a Great Community Association?

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