The Foundation for Community Association Research is a national, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization devoted to common interest community research, development, and scholarship. Incorporated in 1975, the Foundation supports and conducts research in the community, homeowner, and condominium association industry.
For the seventh time in 13 years, Americans living in homeowners associations and condominiums have told pollsters they are overwhelmingly satisfied in their communities.
The 2017 Community Association Manager Compensation and Salary Survey is now available for purchase. This survey represents complete, accurate, and up-to-date compensation data on the community association industry.
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.
Our latest report, Natural Disasters, is designed help association leaders prepare for natural disasters, before and after the disaster occurs. It provides basic information, training resources, checklists, sample documents, and relevant case studies that address disaster planning and response.
Our new Smart Water Project Report examines water use and reuse in the state of California and evaluates prospects for using new technology, retrofitting existing systems, and increasing the use of non-potable water.
U.S. National Data, 2017
Population in Community Associations in Millions
Number of Community Associations
Value of Homes in Community Associations in Trillions of Dollars