Leadership and Community Manager Training Programs

The community management industry is an ever-changing business. New legislation, technology, and processes are continually coming into the picture. It is important that your community manager is provided the best in enhanced leadership and management training available. Optimum works closely with industry educational leaders as well as our vendors to ensure our managers are well-educated. […]

Clotheslines and Drying Racks

AB 1448 (Lopez) Personal Energy Conservation – Clotheslines and Drying Racks New Civil Code Section 4750.10 provides that any governing document provision is void and unenforceable if it prohibits or unreasonably restricts the use of a clotheslines or a drying rack in the owner’s exclusive use backyard. Associations may adopt reasonable restrictions on clotheslines or […]

AB 349 (Gonzalez) Property Use and Maintenance – Artificial Turf Effective immediately as an urgency statute, AB 349 amends Civil Code Section 4735 to make any provision of a governing document or policy, including architectural or landscaping guidelines, void and unenforceable if it prohibits, or includes conditions that have the effect of prohibiting, the use […]

A Top Workplaces award is a seal of success. As part of determining which companies are worthy of receiving “Top Places to Work” recognition, Energage assesses the ‘organizational health’ of a company.  Research shows that the core elements of organizational health are what employees value most in the workplace and that organizations with high levels […]

Whether you love, hate, or tolerate your monthly HOA board meetings, attending them is a big part of your role as a board member. In theory, everyone wants an efficient meeting, but sometimes things just don’t go as planned. As an experienced Optimum community manager, I know how valuable your time is, and I know […]