Be Prepared and Plan Ahead

Your community association may be impacted by the coronavirus. CAI and the Foundation have pulled together lots of information and resources to help you navigate the emerging challenges.

Calling All Management Professionals

Data collection for the 2021 Community Association Manager Compensation and Salary Survey is now open! All community managers who complete the survey will receive FREE access to the data.

2021 Housing Growth Projected for Community Associations

The Foundation for Community Association Research projects the number of new condominium and homeowners associations is expected to increase by 4,500 this year.

Manager Engagement Survey

We’ve developed a research project that focuses on attributes of managers so CEOs and recruiters can not only find new talent, but keep them happy once they are on board. With the results of our survey, CEOs can recruit more talent and take the pressure off of overtaxed managers and staff.

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.

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.

Supporting Graduate Research

The Foundation supports graduate research and study through the Byron Hanke Fellowship. Explore our fellows’ latest research projects.

U.S. National Data, 2019

Population in Community Associations in Millions

Number of Community Associations

Value of Homes in Community Associations in Trillions of Dollars

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Population Residing in Community Associations

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Community Association Fact Book

Learn the history and trends of U.S. community association housing. Stay abreast of state issues.

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Contemplating a Career Move?

Evaluate staff salaries with the Community Association Manager Compensation & Salary Survey.

What Are We Working On?

Check out our latest research agenda.

What Makes a Great Community Association?

Best Practices Reports define benchmarks for community excellence.

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