Category: Security

Security
2018 September Harassment Issues

People feel ‘harassed’ all the time – by crowded trains, loud noises, and even the weather. Co-op and condo residents often feel that their board, or even a neighbor, is ‘harassing’ them. But what qualifies as harassment in the legal sense?…

Read More
Security
2018 December Maintaining Security in Your Association

Whether it be a detached single-family house, or one unit among hundreds in a high-rise condominium, a home should be a safe haven: a place where you can seek refuge from the elements and all the other risks and cautions of the world. Given…

Read More
Security
Virtual Doormen

Online services have revolutionized everything – but especially shopping. Virtually anything you want is now at your fingertips, and virtually everything can be delivered. Online versions of every service, from food delivery to furniture to…

Read More
Security
Assessing Your Community's Security Needs

Every board member or property manager wants to keep their neighbors and client community members safe - that's a given. But with all the options and technologies available on the market today, it can be tempting to spend a lot of money on …

Read More
Security
The Top 3 Security Blunders Boards Make

Among the many responsibilities of condo, co-op, and HOA board members is the safety and security of their communities. Here, some security professionals outline some of the more common security-related mistakes or oversights they see in th…

Read More
Security
Perceived Security Needs vs. Real Ones

While a board - or their constituent homeowners - may feel their community needs to employ all the latest gadgets and technology to secure their property and safety, the fact is, it's a rare community that truly needs biometric retinal scan…

Read More
Security
2017 December Safety Inspections

Whether living in a crowded high-rise or a sprawling suburban community, when it comes to condos, co-ops and homeowners’ associations, safety is paramount. From management to the board to fellow residents, it falls to everyone to show conce…

Read More
Security
2017 December Handling and Storing Hazardous Materials

It takes a lot of different tools and materials to keep multifamily buildings looking, smelling and functioning at their best. That means that maintenance crews, contractors, snow removal teams, and other staff members must rely upon someti…

Read More
Security
2017 December Non-Owner Residents

Aside from yourself, who exactly may live in your condo or co-op unit? While you as the owner might believe you have the sole authority to make that decision, most (if not all) condominium and co-op properties today have policies spelled ou…

Read More
Security
Security Needs vs. Wants

With all the amazing advances in security technology and connectivity over the last decade, it's easy to get carried away with wanting the latest, sleekest, most sophisticated systems and gadgets for your community. But cool as retinal scan…

Read More
1 2 3 12 Next