Important Links & Resources

Information and resource material is crucial for the effective operations of Community Associations and Management Companies.  On this page, Clayton & McCulloh has put together important resources and links that will assist you in your role as a Community Association Board Member or Committee Person or a Property Manager.  The links are organized by different categories.

 

Non-Profit Organizations Servicing Community Associations

Clayton & McCulloh Blogs

County Government Offices

Florida State Government

Florida Statutes

 

 

Florida State Government

 

Florida House of Representatives

Florida Senate

Florida State Courts

Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation

Florida Sexual Offender Registry – This web-site identifies the sex offenders in your area.

Regulatory Council of Community Association Managers - The Regulatory Council of Community Association Managers duties relate to licensure examination, continuing education requirements, continuing education providers, fees and professional practice standards relative to the Community Association Manager profession.

 

Florida Statutes

§468 – Community Association Management - This Chapter of the Florida Statutes is one of the chapters governing community association management.

§617 – Non-profit Corporations - This Chapter of the Florida Statutes is one of the chapters governing community associations. 

§718 - Condominium Associations – The Florida laws governing condominium associations.

§719 - Cooperatives – The Florida laws governing cooperatives.

§720 – Homeowners Associations  - The Florida laws governing homeowner associations.

§721 – Time Shares – The Florida laws governing time shares.

§723 - Mobile Home Parks – The Florida laws governing mobile home parks.

§558 – Construction Defects – The Florida laws governing constructions in community associations building and other related structures.

 

County Government

County Appraisers:  Depending upon the County, there may a large variety of information available on your County Appraiser’s web-site.  Generally, each web-site will provide you the appraised values, homestead status, name and tax address for current owner, record owners, and whether the property is current on it tax bills. 

 

 

Alachua

 

Flagler

 

Levy

 

Pasco

 

Seminole

 

Brevard

 

Hernando

 

Marion

 

Pinellas

 

St. Johns

 

Citrus

 

Hillsborough

 

Nassau

 

Polk

 

St. Lucie

 

Clay

 

Indian River

 

Orange

 

Putnam

 

Sumter

 

Duval

 

Lake

 

Osceola

 

Sarasota

 

Volusia

 

 

Organizations for Community Associations

There are numerous non-profit organizations that have been created to address the needs of Community Associations.  Below is a partial listing of some of these organizations.  If your organization would like to be considered for publication on our web-site, please select this link to complete an application.

 

Alliance of Port Orange Homeowner Association, Inc. (APHOA)

Area Serviced:

Port Orange – Volusia County

Meeting Location:

Port Orange City Hall – Council Chambers – 1000 City Center Circle, Port Orange

When they meet:

Third Wednesday of the Month

About the Organization:

APHOA provides educational opportunities for Community Association Board Members in the town of Port Orange.

Web-Site or Contact Information:

www.apoha.net

 

Building Association Managers of Volusia County, Inc. (BAM)

Area Serviced:

Volusia County

Meeting Location:

Holiday Inn – 137 Automall Drive, Daytona Beach, FL

When they meet:

Second Monday of each Month

About the Organization:

BAM supports Community Association Managers and related vendors with continuing education, networking, and socialization opportunities.

Web-site or Contact Information:

www.buildingassociationmanagers.com

 

Brevard Community Association Management, Inc. (BCAM)

Area Serviced:

Brevard County as well as surrounding Counties

Meeting Location:

Holiday Inn Conference Center, 8298 North Wickham Drive, Melbourne.  Note:  The February meeting is held at the Hilton Rialto at 200 Rialto Place, Melbourne

When they meet:

BCAM hosts six to eight informative and educational programs each year meeting either the second Saturday for the months January and February and the second Thursday for the months of March – June and September - October.

About the Organization:

BCAM is an organization created to service Board Members and Committee Persons of Community Associations as well as Community Association Managers by providing educational and informative programs and networking opportunities.

Web-Site or Contact Information:

www.bcamonline.com

 

Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (CONA)

Area Serviced:

Pasco County

Meeting Location:

Gulf Harbor Civic Center

When they meet:

Third Wednesdays of September - May

About the Organization:

CONA is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to promote the general welfare and unity of Pasco County Civic, Condo, Homeowner Associations and special districts, in order to disseminate information and education to these Associations, promote the common good and collectively represent the interests of these groups before local and state governmental

Web-Site or Contact Information:

www.conapasco.org

 

 

Community Association Institute, Inc. (CAI)

Area Serviced:

Nationwide

Meeting Location:

Varies by Chapter

When they meet:

Monthly Meetings throughout the United States

About the Organization:

An international organization dedicated to building better communities, CAI provides education and resources to community association homeowner leaders, professional managers, association management companies and other businesses and professionals who provide products and services to community associations.

Web-Site or Contact Information:

www.caionline.org

 

Jacksonville Metropolitan Chapter of Community Associations Institute, Inc.

Area Serviced:

North East Florida

Meeting Location:

Maggiano’s Little Italian Restaurant– 10367 Midtown Parkway, Jacksonville or UNF’s University Center – 12000 Alumni Drive, Jacksonville

When they meet:

Monthly Meetings

About the Organization:

The Jacksonville Chapter covers the north east Florida corridor.  Dues are paid annually and there is an event fee for each meeting.

Web-Site or Contact Information:

https://www.neflcai.com/

 

Mid-Florida Chapter of Community Associations Institute, Inc.

Area Serviced:

Central Florida

Meeting Location:

Varies by meeting (Generally in Orlando at different locations)

When they meet:

Monthly

About the Organization:

An education and resource institute dedicated to the 7,500+ HOA & Condominium Associations in Central Florida, their volunteer leaders, and the business partners who support them.

Web-Site or Contact Information:

www.caicf.org

 

Suncoast Chapter of Community Associations Institute, Inc.

Area Serviced:

Western Central Florida Counties including Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco.

Meeting Location:

Marriott Hotel – 12600 Roosevelt Blvd., St. Petersburg, FL (unless Stated otherwise)

When they meet:

Twice a month

About the Organization:

The Suncoast Chapter of CAI serves the educational, business and networking needs of community associations in the Tampa Bay area. Members include condominium, cooperative and homeowner associations as well as those who provide services and products to associations. The Suncoast Chapter has approximately 850 members including nearly 300 community associations and individual homeowners, 280 businesses and 230 managers and management companies. The chapter is one of 60 chapters in the country.

Web-Site or Contact Information:

www.suncoastcai.com

 

Condominium and Homeowners Association of Indian River County, Inc. (CHAIR)

Area Serviced:

Indian River County

Meeting Location:

Vero Beach Community Center – 2266 14th Avenue, Vero Beach

When they meet:

Second Tuesday of the month from October-November and January-March

About the Organization:

This group is an organization based in Vero Beach and is open to the public. 

Web-Site or Contact Information:

None.  For more information, please call Wendy Cowan at (772) 569-9853.

 

 

Clearwater Neighborhoods Coalition, Inc. (CNC)

Area Serviced:

Clearwater, FL

Meeting Location:

Salvation Army – 1521 Druid Road, Clearwater, FL 33756

When they meet:

First Wednesday of the Month

About the Organization:

Our mission is to advocate on behalf of neighborhoods in the City of Clearwater at the city, country, and state legal and to provide information that enables citizens to make educated decisions regarding issues that have a direct impact on their quality of life.

Web-Site or Contact Information:

https://clearwatercoalition.sharepoint.com/Pages/default.aspx

 

Coalition of City Neighborhood Associations of Sarasota, Inc. (CONA)

Area Serviced:

Sarasota, FL

Meeting Location:

Sarasota Garden Club – 1131 Blvd. of the Arts, Sarasota, FL

When they meet:

Second Monday of the Month

About the Organization:

CONA is a coalition of over 70 neighborhoods, condominiums, homeowner, and civic associations plus individuals dedicated to working to protect neighborhood interests and providing a voice for all neighborhoods in Sarasota County

Web-Site or Contact Information:

www.conasarasota.org

 

East Pasco Resident Owned Communities, Inc. (EPROC)

Area Serviced:

Pasco County

Meeting Location:

Varies by Month

When they meet:

Second or Third Friday of the Month

About the Organization:

Formed in 2010, the EPROC is a group made up of resident-owned communities in Pasco County. It provides educational opportunities for its members and a forum to share experiences and exchange ideas and information with other communities. We have had discussions on HOPA (the 55 and Older statute), pet management and enforcement of rules and deed restrictions, just to name a few.

Web-Site or Contact Information:

www.eastpascoroc.com   

 

Federation of Manatee County Community Associations, Inc. (FMCCA)

Area Serviced:

Manatee County

Meeting Location:

Synovus Bank – 2520 Manatee Blvd., Bradenton, FL

When they meet:

Third Thursday of every month

About the Organization:

Formed in 1964 because a few farsighted individuals believed that the Community Associations could best contribute to society as a whole if they became knowledgeable about local government and projects. It was felt then, as well as now, that responsible citizens should be interested and involved in those things that reflect the needs and wishes of the citizenry. It recognized that not every Community Association had the time, energy and resources to dig into all facets of local government and those issues that affected their daily lives.

Web-Site or Contact Information:

www.thefmcca.com

 

Federation of Manufactured Home Owners of Florida, Inc. (FMO)

Area Serviced:

Statewide

Meeting Location:

Varies by District

When they meet:

Varies by District

About the Organization:

FMO is a statewide, consumer advocacy association dedicated to protecting the rights and interests and enriching the lifestyles of manufactured home owners.

Web-Site or Contact Information:

http://www.fmo1.org/

 

Mid Florida Resident Owned Communities Association, Inc. (MID FL ROC)

Area Serviced:

Lake, Sumter and North Orange Counties

Meeting Location:

Varies per meeting

When they meet:

Last Tuesday of the Month

About the Organization:

Represents resident owned manufactured home communities in Sumter, Lake and North Orange counties.

Web-Site or Contact Information:

www.mid-fl-roc.com