Community Associations Institute (CAI)
1630 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 548-8600 (703) 548-8600
Greater Los Angeles Chapter (GLAC)
2753 West Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90041
(323) 254-9526 (323) 254-9526
Channel Island Chapter
Chapter Executive Director, CAI - Channel Islands
Phone: (805) 658.1438 / fax: (805) 658.1732
America's advocate for responsible communities
(Cited from www.caionline.org)Community Associations Institute (CAI) is a national organization dedicated to fostering vibrant, competent, harmonious community associations. For more than 30 years, CAI has been the leader in providing education and resources to the volunteer homeowners who govern community associations and the professionals who support them. Our members include community association volunteer leaders, professional managers, community management firms, and other professionals and companies that provide products and services to associations.
Working closely with more than 50 states, regional and local chapters nationwide, we bring together experts to provide the latest information on community association management and governance. We serve our members with books, seminars and workshops, research, continuing education and periodicals, including Common Ground magazine and specialized newsletters on community association management, governance, and law.
CAI also advocates for legislative and regulatory policies that support responsible governance and effective management. We represent the interests of our members before the U.S. Congress, federal agencies, and other policy-setting bodies on issues such as taxes, insurance, bankruptcy reform and fair housing. In addition, state Legislative Action Committees represent CAI members before state legislatures and agencies on issues such as assessment collection, foreclosure, and construction defects. Download a copy of CAI's public policy statements (PDF).
The CAI PromiseIn CAI, you'll find a friendly and accessible forum to develop relationships, increase your knowledge, and help shape the future of the nation's communities. We offer a variety of resources to help you:
Protect your interests
CAI advocates community association interests before legislatures, regulatory bodies, and the courts.
Develop skills to govern or manage your association successfully
CAI offers education courses nationally and locally in a variety of formats for board members, homeowners, managers, and other professionals.
Build relationships that can help you succeed
CAI's chapters, national conferences and education courses provide opportunities to develop relationships that can help you succeed.
Discover resources that can give you the answers you need
CAI's publishing division, Community Associations Press, publishes the largest collection of books and guides on community association governance and management available anywhere. Our online members only section provides a number of specialized resources exclusively to members.
Find qualified professionals
CAI's Directory of Credentialed Professionals can help you locate credentialed managers, reserve specialists, attorneys, and insurance and risk management specialists. You can also find business partners - product and service providers - who specialize in community association services in our National Service Directory.
Move your career onto the fast track
CAI's designations programs and Professional Management Development Program offer recognition of your achievements and continuing education opportunities that can help you get ahead.
Deepen your knowledge
CAI's award-winning magazine, Common Ground, and several specialized newsletters provide in-depth analyses of legislative trends and practical articles about community association finance, law, and management.
Expand your thinking
CAI conducts research and acts as a clearinghouse for information on innovations and best practices in community association governance and management.
Find out more about CAIFor additional information, call CAI Direct at (888) 224-4321, (888) 224-4321, or (703) 548-8600 (M-F, 9 - 6:30 ET).
(All information above has been cited from www.caionline.org)