Support CAI’s Advocacy Efforts by Taking Action: Ask Congress to include community associations in the PPP

The House and Senate are currently negotiating additional funding in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While community associations are included in the Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loans, they are not included in the PPP, which potentially offers greater access to financial support than other loan programs.  CAI is concerned that community association defaults may rise concurrent with mortgage default payments, imposing unsustainable cashflow constraints on associations that will limit retention of employees and contractors and substantially impair delivery of essential services to owners. Funding from the PPP could help community associations facing cashflow constraints.  

Here’s how you can help:
Email your Members of the U.S. House of Representatives & Senators asking for community associations to be included in the Paycheck Protection Program.  

Send your community’s story, and the financial implications of COVID-19, to  CAI will use these stories in their advocacy efforts to make the case for community associations.

Tell the US Congress to please include community associations in the PPP by going to –>

Stay safe and be well. For more information about state and federal government actions impacting community associations and COVID-19, visit
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CAMICB is a more than 25 year old independent professional certification body responsible for developing and delivering the Certified Manager of Community Associations® (CMCA) examination. CAMICB awards and maintains the CMCA credential, recognized worldwide as a benchmark of professionalism in the field of common interest community management. The CMCA examination tests the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform effectively as a professional community association manager. CMCA credential holders attest to full compliance with the CMCA Standards of Professional Conduct, committing to ethical and informed execution of the duties of a professional manager. The CMCA credentialing program carries dual accreditation. The National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) accredits the CMCA program for meeting its U.S.-based standards for credentialing bodies. The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) accredits the CMCA program for meeting the stringent requirements of the ISO/IEC 17024 Standard, the international standards for certification bodies. The program's dual accreditation represents compliance with rigorous standards for developing, delivering, and maintaining a professional credentialing program. It underscores the strength and integrity of the CMCA credential. Privacy Policy:

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