How the Budget Committee Works

The budget committee comprises members of our community association, which enables residents to have a say in how their money is spent. How does the budget committee work and who serves on it?


The Treasurer’s and Accountant’s Roles

Tips for Reducing Waste

Being careful about what you buy, consume, and throw away may not seem all that exciting even for the most committed environmental steward. But efficient daily practices and a little old fashioned common sense are good for the environment and your bottom line.

Community Association Fundamentals

Even though we live in an association, you might be surprised how many of our neighbors—owners and renters alike—don’t really understand the fundamental nature of common-interest communities. And we know that many others, including the media and government officials, lack a true understanding of the community association (or condominium) concept.

How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide, or CO, is a poisonous gas that can be particularly dangerous becau

The Purpose of Community Associations

What is this entity that collects your assessments, mows the lawn and occasionally throws a party? One way to think of our community association is as a service organization that provides three types of services to owners and residents.

Boardwalk Association Management Partners with Hayden Homes

BOISE (November 26, 2018)— Boardwalk Association Management is pleased to announce its role as the exclusive provider of association management services for all Hayden Homes-developed communities in southern Idaho.

Boardwalk provides community management assistance for homeowner associations (HOAs), including day-to-day business operations, financial management, communication with property owners, leadership of HOA strategic operations, and common area maintenance.  

Why We Contract for Professional Landscaping

Maintaining common areas is one of the board’s most basic responsibilities. To fulfill that responsibility, the board has contracted with a professional landscaping company. Before signing the contract, the board sought bids from several potential companies, carefully considered the competence and expertise of each company, checked references, and compared fees.

Solutions for Barking Dogs

Dogs left alone all day get bored and restless, and many find relief in barking.

The Essentials of Due Process

Inevitably, from time to time, community rules are broken. When this happens, the association informs residents about the problem and follows what is known as due process procedure.

Homeowner Rights and Responsibilities

Being in an HOA, you have certain rights—and responsibilities.



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