Scott A. Rosenlund is the founding shareholder of Rosenlund Legal, P.C. With over 20 years of experience representing Illinois community associations, Scott has dedicated his legal career to guiding associations through a wide range of sophisticated and day-to-day operational issues. Scott is a frequent speaker at community association industry seminars and trade shows and regularly gives presentations for professional community management firms and other industry professionals regarding community association law.

Scott has served as an instructor for accredited continuing legal education courses relating to community association law and accredited continuing education courses for community managers. Scott has authored numerous articles discussing community association legal issues and has on many occasions been quoted on matters relating to community association law in community association industry publications and major Chicago newspapers.

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 1997
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A. (Political Science), 1994
  • Chicago Bar Association (Real Property Law Committee and Condominium Subcommittee)
  • Community Associations Institute (CAI)
    • CAI National-College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) Governing Documents Task Force (2018-present)
  • Association of Condominium, Townhouse and Homeowners Associations (ACTHA)
  • “Your Community’s Foundation – Understanding Governing Documents,” The Cooperator Expo Chicagoland, Rosemont, Illinois, May 8, 2019.
  • “Electronic Communication & Electronic Voting for Illinois Community Associations,” Advocate Property Management Seminar, Naperville, Illinois, February 28, 2018.
  • “Discrepancies in the Illinois Condominium Property Act and Common Interest Community Association Act: Addressing the Grey Area of HOA and Condo Law,” Chicago Bar Association, Condominium Subcommittee, Continuing Legal Education Course, Chicago, Illinois, May 16, 2017.
  • “How to be a Compliant Board Member,” ACTHA Seminar, Skokie, Illinois, January 11, 2017.
  • “Governing Document Amendments: Advanced Issues for Community Managers,” Fullett Rosenlund Anderson PC Community Manager Education Seminar, Chicago, Illinois, June 23, 2016.
  • “Contracts: Everything Boards Should Know From Start to Finish,” ACTHA Seminar, Countryside, Illinois, April 5, 2016.
  • “Enlighten! Designations, Licensing and Membership Renewals Explained,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, 2016 Condo-HOA Conference & Expo, Rosemont, Illinois, February 26, 2016.
  • “The Basics of Community Association Living,” ACTHA Seminar, Richton Park, Illinois, July 25, 2015.
  • “Setting the Stage for a Cohesive Community: Best Practices for Welcoming New Owners/Renters,” ACTHA Educational Conference and Trade Show, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, April 18, 2015.
  • “Protecting Yourself: Taking the Fear Out of Being Licensed,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Annual Conference & Exposition, Rosemont, Illinois, February 6, 2015.
  • “Homeowners Forum,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Prospect Heights, Illinois, October 16, 2014.
  • “Contracts…Beyond the Basics,” Fullett Rosenlund Anderson PC Community Manager Education Seminar, Chicago, Illinois, September 25, 2014.
  • “Hot Topics for Community Associations,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Annual Conference & Exposition, Rosemont, Illinois, February 1, 2014.
  • “Panel on Current Condominium Association Issues,” Chicago Bar Association, Condominium Subcommittee, Continuing Legal Education Course, Chicago, Illinois, January 21, 2014.
  • “Common and Limited Common Elements,” ACTHA North Expo, Wheeling, Illinois, October 12, 2013.
  • “How to Effectively Use Association Legal Counsel,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, 2013 Legal Forum, Chicago, Illinois, July 19, 2013.
  • “Selecting a Management Company,” ACTHA/Village of Oak Park Seminar, Oak Park, Illinois, May 14, 2013.
  • “Legal Update: Illinois Community Association Statutes and Technology,” Association Management Leadership Forum, Schaumburg, Illinois, April 18, 2012.
  • “The Essentials of Association Management for Volunteer Leaders – Achieving Better Communities,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Roselle, Illinois, February 29, 2012.
  • “Community Association Contracts: Management and Legal Perspectives,” ACTHA Seminar, Alsip, Illinois, January 7, 2012.
  • “Contracts: You Must Dot Your I’s and Cross Your T’s,” ACTHA North Expo, Deerfield, Illinois, October 1, 2011.
  • “Homeowners Forum,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Woodridge, Illinois, September 27, 2011.
  • “Condominium And Common Interest Community Association Governing Documents: Common Problems and How to Fix Them,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, 2011 Legal Forum, Oak Brook, Illinois, September 16, 2011.
  • “Ask the Experts,” Building Owners and Managers Association of Suburban Chicago, Commercial Office Condominium Special Interest Group, Schaumburg, Illinois, February 8, 2011.
  • “The Effect of Communication,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Schaumburg, Illinois, September 24, 2010.
  • “Homeowners Forum,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Woodridge, Illinois, March 23, 2010.
  • “10 Things a Board Must Know,” ACTHA Seminar, Alsip, Illinois, March 6, 2010.
  • “Hot Topic Legal Issues,” Building Owners and Managers Association of Suburban Chicago, Commercial Office Condominium Special Interest Group, Schaumburg, Illinois, March 4, 2010.
  • “Self-Managed Associations: Legal Considerations,” ACTHA Fall Conference and Trade Show, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, October 24, 2009.
  • “Legal Aspects of Commercial Condominium Associations,” Building Owners and Managers Association of Suburban Chicago, Commercial Office Condominium Special Interest Group, Rosemont, Illinois, September 15, 2009.
  • “Homeowners Forum,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Mundelein, Illinois, May 27, 2009.
  • “Development and Enforcement of Rules and Regulations,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Annual Conference and Trade Show, Rosemont, Illinois, January 17, 2009.
  • “Enhancing Association Revenue: Legal Considerations,” ACTHA Fall Conference and Trade Show, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, November 22, 2008.
  • “Homeowners Forum,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Schaumburg, Illinois, September 23, 2008.
  • “Condominium and Homeowner Association Governing Documents: Common Problems and How to Fix Them,” Professional National Title Network, Inc. Continuing Legal Education Course, Schaumburg, Illinois, June 3, 2008.
  • “Condominium and Homeowner Association Developer Turnover: An Association Attorney’s Perspective,” Professional National Title Network, Inc. Continuing Legal Education Course, Arlington Heights, Illinois, July 12, 2007.
  • Moderator, “Ask an Attorney,” ACTHA Fall Conference and Trade Show, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, October 28, 2006.
  • “Legal Basics, Part II,” ACTHA Fall Conference and Trade Show, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, October 28, 2006.
  • “Reasonable Accommodations and Modifications in the Community Association Context,” ACTHA Winter Conference and Trade Show, Chicago, Illinois, February 25, 2006.
  • “How to Successfully Choose a Management Company,” ACTHA Winter Conference and Trade Show, Chicago, Illinois, February 25, 2006.
  • “The Anatomy of a Building Rehabilitation Project,” ACTHA Fall Conference and Trade Show, Chicago, Illinois, October 8, 2005.
  • “Homeowners Forum,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Forest Park, Illinois, July 14, 2005.
  • “Homeowners Forum,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Naperville, Illinois, March 23, 2005.
  • “Discrimination…Thou Shall Not,” ACTHA Winter Conference and Trade Show, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, February 26, 2005.
  • Moderator, “Contracts” Track, ACTHA Fall Conference and Trade Show, Chicago, Illinois, September 18, 2004.
  • “Welcome to the Neighborhood,” ACTHA Fall Conference and Trade Show, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, October 25, 2003.
  • “Best Practices for Associations,” Association of Condominium, Townhouse & Homeowners Associations (ACTHA) Outreach Seminar, Alsip, Illinois, March 29, 2003.
  • “Legal Q & A: Save Our Super,” The Chicagoland Cooperator, Fall 2019.
  • “Community Association Contracts: Planning for a Successful Transaction,” Condo Lifestyles, April 2018.
  • “Q & A: Paying for Repair Work” The Chicagoland Cooperator, March 2018.
  • “Question of the Month: Can Minutes be Changed Once Approved?,” ACTHA News, July/August 2017.
  • “Legal Q & A: When Conflict of Interest Runs Amok” The Chicagoland Cooperator, May 2017.
  • “Can We Adopt a Rule? The Scope of Community Association Rulemaking Authority,” ACTHA News, April 2017.
  • “Illinois Condominium Property Act Amended to Streamline Association Loan Procedures,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, January 23, 2017, https://www.cai-illinois.org/illinois-condominium-property-act-amended/.
  • “Crime and Punishment: Development and Enforcement of Rules and Regulations,” Common Interest, Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Fall 2015.
  • “Reimbursing Board Members,” ACTHA News, June 2015.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing homeowner record requests), ACTHA News, December 2014/January 2015.
  • “Untranquil Brook Association: Does this Sound Familiar?” ACTHA News, July/August 2013.
  • “Q & A: Home Improvement Allowed?” The Chicagoland Cooperator, April 2013.
  • “Q & A: Conflict of Interest,” The Chicagoland Cooperator, January 2012.
  • “The School Play: Ensuring a Perfect Performance at Annual Meetings,” Common Interest, Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Fall 2011.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing association dissolution), ACTHA News, October 2010.
  • “The Illinois General Not For Profit Corporation Act of 1986: Provisions Relevant to Community Associations,” ACTHA News, April 2010.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing owners who may present a danger to their community), ACTHA News, December 2008/January 2009.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing restricting street parking), ACTHA News, September 2008.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing limited common element repairs), ACTHA News, June 2008.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing handling disruptive residents), ACTHA News, March 2008.
  • “Developer Turnover: 10 Issues for Associations to Consider” (co-authored), Condo Lifestyles, July 2007.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing extent of condominium association’s authority to impose smoking restrictions) (co-authored), ACTHA News & Update, November 2006.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing condominium board member’s duty of loyalty to association) (co-authored), ACTHA News & Update, October 2005.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing scope of unit owner obligation to furnish association with key to unit) (co-authored), ACTHA News & Update, April 2005.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing condominium late fees) (co-authored), ACTHA News & Update, March 2005.
  • “Unit Owner Responsibilities: Condominium Life is Not a Pure Democracy” (co-authored), ACTHA News & Update, September 2004.
  • “The Importance of Keeping Your Association’s Corporate Status ‘In Good Standing,’” Association of Condominium, Townhouse & Homeowners Associations (ACTHA) News & Update, April 2003.

Chicago Tribune

  • “The Challenges of Self-Management,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, January 22, 2010.
  • “Income-Generators for Your Association,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, January 16, 2009.
  • “Protect your Association from Discrimination Suits,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, April 1, 2005.
  • “Get Details in Writing when Drafting Contracts,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, October 1, 2004.
  • “Keep Meetings Focused and Short,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, July 23, 2004.
  • “Know Legal Boundaries Before Asking New Residents Personal Information,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, November 14, 2003.
  • “Extend a Greeting to Newest Residents,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen. November 7, 2003.

Chicago Sun-Times

  • “Don’t Sink the Water Supply: Lawyers Advise Not to Shut Water Off for Owner Behind in Assessments,” David Mack, April 25, 2008.
  • “Controversy on Remodeling: Associations Must be Sure about Contract’s Structuring,” David Mack, July 13, 2007.
  • “When Repair Liability is Murky: Limited Common Rehab Often Burden of Individuals,” David Mack, July 6, 2007.
  • “Fair Housing Act Applies for Boards,” David Mack, September 15, 2006.
  • “Boards Need to Exercise Right of First Refusal with Caution,” David Mack, September 17, 2004.

The Chicagoland Cooperator

  • “Participation by Proxy: Handling Proxy Voting in Your Building or HOA,” Mike Odenthal, October 2018.
  • “A Look Forward: Pros Predict What May Move the Needle in Condos/Co-ops/HOAs in 2017,” Mike Odenthal, January 2017.
  • “The Clubhouse Rules: Renting Out Common Areas,” Mike Odenthal, November 2015.

Condo Lifestyles

  • None of Your Business…or is it? An Owner’s Right to Privacy: What’s the Right Amount When You Live in a Condo or HOA?” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, October 2018.
  • “Is the Worst Really Over?” David Mack, July 2013.
  • “Some Background on Screening,” David Mack, April 2010.
  • “Economy Continues to Squeeze Associations,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, July 2009.
  • “New Legislation Slated for Community Associations,” David Mack, July 2009.
  • “Dysfunctional Condo Board Can Happen,” David Mack, April 2009.
  • “Making Ends Meet When Money is Tight,” David Mack, January 2009.
  • “Access Granted…When Do You Go Into a Unit?” David Mack, July 2008.
  • “Commonly Asked Community Association Questions,” David Mack, April 2007.

The Cooperator New Jersey

  • “Participation by Proxy: Handling Proxy Voting in Your Building or HOA,” Mike Odenthal, October 2018.
  • “Drafting Good Rules: Fair, Enforceable and Legal,” Greg Olear, April 2018.
  • “Accessing Units: Balancing Privacy and Expediency,” K. Valada, January 2018.

The Cooperator New York

  • “Participation by Proxy: Handling Proxy Voting in Your Building or HOA,” Mike Odenthal, October 2018.
  • “Drafting Good Rules: Fair, Enforceable and Legal,” Greg Olear, April 2018.
  • “Accessing Units: Balancing Privacy and Expediency,” K. Valada, January 2018.

The Cooperator South Florida

  • “Participation by Proxy: Handling Proxy Voting in Your Building or HOA,” Mike Odenthal, October 2018.
  • “Board Overreach: When Boards Abuse Their Power,” Greg Olear, December 2017.

The Cooperator Western Florida

  • “Participation by Proxy: Handling Proxy Voting in Your Building or HOA,” Mike Odenthal, October 2018.

New England Condominium

  • “Participation by Proxy: Handling Proxy Voting in Your Building or HOA,” Mike Odenthal, October 2018.
  • “Accessing Units: Balancing Privacy and Expediency,” K. Valada, January 2018.

WIND Radio AM-560

  • Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Common Interest Radio (discussing satellite dishes), November 28, 2009.

Scott A. Rosenlund is the founding shareholder of Rosenlund Legal, P.C. With over 20 years of experience representing Illinois community associations, Scott has dedicated his legal career to guiding associations through a wide range of sophisticated and day-to-day operational issues. Scott is a frequent speaker at community association industry seminars and trade shows and regularly gives presentations for professional community management firms and other industry professionals regarding community association law.

Scott has served as an instructor for accredited continuing legal education courses relating to community association law and accredited continuing education courses for community managers. Scott has authored numerous articles discussing community association legal issues and has on many occasions been quoted on matters relating to community association law in community association industry publications and major Chicago newspapers.

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 1997
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A. (Political Science), 1994
  • Chicago Bar Association (Real Property Law Committee and Condominium Subcommittee)
  • Community Associations Institute (CAI)
    • CAI National-College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) Governing Documents Task Force (2018-present)
  • Association of Condominium, Townhouse and Homeowners Associations (ACTHA)
  • “Your Community’s Foundation – Understanding Governing Documents,” The Cooperator Expo Chicagoland, Rosemont, Illinois, May 8, 2019.
  • “Electronic Communication & Electronic Voting for Illinois Community Associations,” Advocate Property Management Seminar, Naperville, Illinois, February 28, 2018.
  • “Discrepancies in the Illinois Condominium Property Act and Common Interest Community Association Act: Addressing the Grey Area of HOA and Condo Law,” Chicago Bar Association, Condominium Subcommittee, Continuing Legal Education Course, Chicago, Illinois, May 16, 2017.
  • “How to be a Compliant Board Member,” ACTHA Seminar, Skokie, Illinois, January 11, 2017.
  • “Governing Document Amendments: Advanced Issues for Community Managers,” Fullett Rosenlund Anderson PC Community Manager Education Seminar, Chicago, Illinois, June 23, 2016.
  • “Contracts: Everything Boards Should Know From Start to Finish,” ACTHA Seminar, Countryside, Illinois, April 5, 2016.
  • “Enlighten! Designations, Licensing and Membership Renewals Explained,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, 2016 Condo-HOA Conference & Expo, Rosemont, Illinois, February 26, 2016.
  • “The Basics of Community Association Living,” ACTHA Seminar, Richton Park, Illinois, July 25, 2015.
  • “Setting the Stage for a Cohesive Community: Best Practices for Welcoming New Owners/Renters,” ACTHA Educational Conference and Trade Show, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, April 18, 2015.
  • “Protecting Yourself: Taking the Fear Out of Being Licensed,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Annual Conference & Exposition, Rosemont, Illinois, February 6, 2015.
  • “Homeowners Forum,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Prospect Heights, Illinois, October 16, 2014.
  • “Contracts…Beyond the Basics,” Fullett Rosenlund Anderson PC Community Manager Education Seminar, Chicago, Illinois, September 25, 2014.
  • “Hot Topics for Community Associations,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Annual Conference & Exposition, Rosemont, Illinois, February 1, 2014.
  • “Panel on Current Condominium Association Issues,” Chicago Bar Association, Condominium Subcommittee, Continuing Legal Education Course, Chicago, Illinois, January 21, 2014.
  • “Common and Limited Common Elements,” ACTHA North Expo, Wheeling, Illinois, October 12, 2013.
  • “How to Effectively Use Association Legal Counsel,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, 2013 Legal Forum, Chicago, Illinois, July 19, 2013.
  • “Selecting a Management Company,” ACTHA/Village of Oak Park Seminar, Oak Park, Illinois, May 14, 2013.
  • “Legal Update: Illinois Community Association Statutes and Technology,” Association Management Leadership Forum, Schaumburg, Illinois, April 18, 2012.
  • “The Essentials of Association Management for Volunteer Leaders – Achieving Better Communities,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Roselle, Illinois, February 29, 2012.
  • “Community Association Contracts: Management and Legal Perspectives,” ACTHA Seminar, Alsip, Illinois, January 7, 2012.
  • “Contracts: You Must Dot Your I’s and Cross Your T’s,” ACTHA North Expo, Deerfield, Illinois, October 1, 2011.
  • “Homeowners Forum,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Woodridge, Illinois, September 27, 2011.
  • “Condominium And Common Interest Community Association Governing Documents: Common Problems and How to Fix Them,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, 2011 Legal Forum, Oak Brook, Illinois, September 16, 2011.
  • “Ask the Experts,” Building Owners and Managers Association of Suburban Chicago, Commercial Office Condominium Special Interest Group, Schaumburg, Illinois, February 8, 2011.
  • “The Effect of Communication,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Schaumburg, Illinois, September 24, 2010.
  • “Homeowners Forum,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Woodridge, Illinois, March 23, 2010.
  • “10 Things a Board Must Know,” ACTHA Seminar, Alsip, Illinois, March 6, 2010.
  • “Hot Topic Legal Issues,” Building Owners and Managers Association of Suburban Chicago, Commercial Office Condominium Special Interest Group, Schaumburg, Illinois, March 4, 2010.
  • “Self-Managed Associations: Legal Considerations,” ACTHA Fall Conference and Trade Show, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, October 24, 2009.
  • “Legal Aspects of Commercial Condominium Associations,” Building Owners and Managers Association of Suburban Chicago, Commercial Office Condominium Special Interest Group, Rosemont, Illinois, September 15, 2009.
  • “Homeowners Forum,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Mundelein, Illinois, May 27, 2009.
  • “Development and Enforcement of Rules and Regulations,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Annual Conference and Trade Show, Rosemont, Illinois, January 17, 2009.
  • “Enhancing Association Revenue: Legal Considerations,” ACTHA Fall Conference and Trade Show, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, November 22, 2008.
  • “Homeowners Forum,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Schaumburg, Illinois, September 23, 2008.
  • “Condominium and Homeowner Association Governing Documents: Common Problems and How to Fix Them,” Professional National Title Network, Inc. Continuing Legal Education Course, Schaumburg, Illinois, June 3, 2008.
  • “Condominium and Homeowner Association Developer Turnover: An Association Attorney’s Perspective,” Professional National Title Network, Inc. Continuing Legal Education Course, Arlington Heights, Illinois, July 12, 2007.
  • Moderator, “Ask an Attorney,” ACTHA Fall Conference and Trade Show, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, October 28, 2006.
  • “Legal Basics, Part II,” ACTHA Fall Conference and Trade Show, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, October 28, 2006.
  • “Reasonable Accommodations and Modifications in the Community Association Context,” ACTHA Winter Conference and Trade Show, Chicago, Illinois, February 25, 2006.
  • “How to Successfully Choose a Management Company,” ACTHA Winter Conference and Trade Show, Chicago, Illinois, February 25, 2006.
  • “The Anatomy of a Building Rehabilitation Project,” ACTHA Fall Conference and Trade Show, Chicago, Illinois, October 8, 2005.
  • “Homeowners Forum,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Forest Park, Illinois, July 14, 2005.
  • “Homeowners Forum,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Naperville, Illinois, March 23, 2005.
  • “Discrimination…Thou Shall Not,” ACTHA Winter Conference and Trade Show, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, February 26, 2005.
  • Moderator, “Contracts” Track, ACTHA Fall Conference and Trade Show, Chicago, Illinois, September 18, 2004.
  • “Welcome to the Neighborhood,” ACTHA Fall Conference and Trade Show, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, October 25, 2003.
  • “Best Practices for Associations,” Association of Condominium, Townhouse & Homeowners Associations (ACTHA) Outreach Seminar, Alsip, Illinois, March 29, 2003.
  • “Legal Q & A: Save Our Super,” The Chicagoland Cooperator, Fall 2019.
  • “Community Association Contracts: Planning for a Successful Transaction,” Condo Lifestyles, April 2018.
  • “Q & A: Paying for Repair Work” The Chicagoland Cooperator, March 2018.
  • “Question of the Month: Can Minutes be Changed Once Approved?,” ACTHA News, July/August 2017.
  • “Legal Q & A: When Conflict of Interest Runs Amok” The Chicagoland Cooperator, May 2017.
  • “Can We Adopt a Rule? The Scope of Community Association Rulemaking Authority,” ACTHA News, April 2017.
  • “Illinois Condominium Property Act Amended to Streamline Association Loan Procedures,” Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, January 23, 2017, https://www.cai-illinois.org/illinois-condominium-property-act-amended/.
  • “Crime and Punishment: Development and Enforcement of Rules and Regulations,” Common Interest, Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Fall 2015.
  • “Reimbursing Board Members,” ACTHA News, June 2015.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing homeowner record requests), ACTHA News, December 2014/January 2015.
  • “Untranquil Brook Association: Does this Sound Familiar?” ACTHA News, July/August 2013.
  • “Q & A: Home Improvement Allowed?” The Chicagoland Cooperator, April 2013.
  • “Q & A: Conflict of Interest,” The Chicagoland Cooperator, January 2012.
  • “The School Play: Ensuring a Perfect Performance at Annual Meetings,” Common Interest, Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Fall 2011.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing association dissolution), ACTHA News, October 2010.
  • “The Illinois General Not For Profit Corporation Act of 1986: Provisions Relevant to Community Associations,” ACTHA News, April 2010.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing owners who may present a danger to their community), ACTHA News, December 2008/January 2009.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing restricting street parking), ACTHA News, September 2008.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing limited common element repairs), ACTHA News, June 2008.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing handling disruptive residents), ACTHA News, March 2008.
  • “Developer Turnover: 10 Issues for Associations to Consider” (co-authored), Condo Lifestyles, July 2007.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing extent of condominium association’s authority to impose smoking restrictions) (co-authored), ACTHA News & Update, November 2006.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing condominium board member’s duty of loyalty to association) (co-authored), ACTHA News & Update, October 2005.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing scope of unit owner obligation to furnish association with key to unit) (co-authored), ACTHA News & Update, April 2005.
  • “Question of the Month” (discussing condominium late fees) (co-authored), ACTHA News & Update, March 2005.
  • “Unit Owner Responsibilities: Condominium Life is Not a Pure Democracy” (co-authored), ACTHA News & Update, September 2004.
  • “The Importance of Keeping Your Association’s Corporate Status ‘In Good Standing,’” Association of Condominium, Townhouse & Homeowners Associations (ACTHA) News & Update, April 2003.

Chicago Tribune

  • “The Challenges of Self-Management,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, January 22, 2010.
  • “Income-Generators for Your Association,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, January 16, 2009.
  • “Protect your Association from Discrimination Suits,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, April 1, 2005.
  • “Get Details in Writing when Drafting Contracts,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, October 1, 2004.
  • “Keep Meetings Focused and Short,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, July 23, 2004.
  • “Know Legal Boundaries Before Asking New Residents Personal Information,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, November 14, 2003.
  • “Extend a Greeting to Newest Residents,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen. November 7, 2003.

Chicago Sun-Times

  • “Don’t Sink the Water Supply: Lawyers Advise Not to Shut Water Off for Owner Behind in Assessments,” David Mack, April 25, 2008.
  • “Controversy on Remodeling: Associations Must be Sure about Contract’s Structuring,” David Mack, July 13, 2007.
  • “When Repair Liability is Murky: Limited Common Rehab Often Burden of Individuals,” David Mack, July 6, 2007.
  • “Fair Housing Act Applies for Boards,” David Mack, September 15, 2006.
  • “Boards Need to Exercise Right of First Refusal with Caution,” David Mack, September 17, 2004.

The Chicagoland Cooperator

  • “Participation by Proxy: Handling Proxy Voting in Your Building or HOA,” Mike Odenthal, October 2018.
  • “A Look Forward: Pros Predict What May Move the Needle in Condos/Co-ops/HOAs in 2017,” Mike Odenthal, January 2017.
  • “The Clubhouse Rules: Renting Out Common Areas,” Mike Odenthal, November 2015.

Condo Lifestyles

  • None of Your Business…or is it? An Owner’s Right to Privacy: What’s the Right Amount When You Live in a Condo or HOA?” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, October 2018.
  • “Is the Worst Really Over?” David Mack, July 2013.
  • “Some Background on Screening,” David Mack, April 2010.
  • “Economy Continues to Squeeze Associations,” Pamela Dittmer McKuen, July 2009.
  • “New Legislation Slated for Community Associations,” David Mack, July 2009.
  • “Dysfunctional Condo Board Can Happen,” David Mack, April 2009.
  • “Making Ends Meet When Money is Tight,” David Mack, January 2009.
  • “Access Granted…When Do You Go Into a Unit?” David Mack, July 2008.
  • “Commonly Asked Community Association Questions,” David Mack, April 2007.

The Cooperator New Jersey

  • “Participation by Proxy: Handling Proxy Voting in Your Building or HOA,” Mike Odenthal, October 2018.
  • “Drafting Good Rules: Fair, Enforceable and Legal,” Greg Olear, April 2018.
  • “Accessing Units: Balancing Privacy and Expediency,” K. Valada, January 2018.

The Cooperator New York

  • “Participation by Proxy: Handling Proxy Voting in Your Building or HOA,” Mike Odenthal, October 2018.
  • “Drafting Good Rules: Fair, Enforceable and Legal,” Greg Olear, April 2018.
  • “Accessing Units: Balancing Privacy and Expediency,” K. Valada, January 2018.

The Cooperator South Florida

  • “Participation by Proxy: Handling Proxy Voting in Your Building or HOA,” Mike Odenthal, October 2018.
  • “Board Overreach: When Boards Abuse Their Power,” Greg Olear, December 2017.

The Cooperator Western Florida

  • “Participation by Proxy: Handling Proxy Voting in Your Building or HOA,” Mike Odenthal, October 2018.

New England Condominium

  • “Participation by Proxy: Handling Proxy Voting in Your Building or HOA,” Mike Odenthal, October 2018.
  • “Accessing Units: Balancing Privacy and Expediency,” K. Valada, January 2018.

WIND Radio AM-560

  • Community Associations Institute – Illinois Chapter, Common Interest Radio (discussing satellite dishes), November 28, 2009.