Maintenance Concerns for Community Association Managers

About the Course:
Among their many duties, community association managers in Florida are responsible for “Coordinating maintenance for the residential development and other day-to-day services involved with the operation of a community association. Managing community associations in Florida presents a number of unique challenges in maintaining the property due to the effects of intense heat, humidity, rain, and sun that are prevalent throughout the year. In addition to these damaging elements, coastal properties adjacent to a river, ocean, inlet, gulf, or lake face additional effects from salt water, sand, and erosion.
Learning Objectives
  • Review the Florida statutes that apply to community association management maintenance practices.
  • Identify common pest control challenges for Florida community association management and solutions for each.
  • List types of mold and mildew in Florida and strategies for prevention, detection, and eradication.
  • Define biopesticides as detailed by the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Discuss the role of the community association to address maintenance for distressed and abandoned properties.
  • Identify maintenance issues resulting from the effects of salt, sun, humidity, heat, and erosion.
  • Review procedures to maintain and repair asphalt, concrete, and paver surfaces to address damage from extreme heat, sun, and water exposure.