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Community Safety: Beyond Neighborhood Watch Programs

Community Safety: Beyond Neighborhood Watch Programs

HOA | Condo Emergency and Safety

According to a 2019 study in the Journal of Urban Economics, “nearly 60% of recently built single-family houses in the US, and 80% of homes in new subdivisions, are part of a homeowners association.” Many homeowners choose to live in Home Owners Association (HOA) or Condominium Owner Association (COA) neighborhoods because they appreciate the focus on community and the additional safety measures these associations provide. Neighborhood organizations are especially attractive for families with young children—families who want to live alongside residents who share their priority of creating a safer environment.

By Guest Blogger on Dec 3, 2019 9:18:00 AM
   
Community Safety: Beyond Neighborhood Watch Programs

According to a 2019 study in the Journal of Urban Economics, “nearly 60% of recently built single-family houses in the US,...

By Guest Blogger on Dec 3, 2019 9:18:00 AM
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