COVID-19 Updates

New Jersey Pool Opening Rules by Griffin Alexander

July 28, 2020

New Jersey passed guidelines for opening public pools in June 2020.  These guidelines require the following: Pool capacity is limited to fifty percent (50%). Reducing capacity can be accomplished by implementing a reservation system or a pass system, or by

Relieve stress: Pandemic self-care strategies for community association leaders by Kiara Candelaria

Community association managers and board members are no strangers to stressful situations—from rules enforcement to addressing assessment delinquencies. The COVID-19 pandemic likely has only added to the tension. Finding ways to relieve stress, prioritize emotional well-being, and maintain your physical

Silver lining: Lessons learned from social distancing by Ursula Burgess

All of us have been forced to adapt as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve canceled nonessential meetings and events to limit large gatherings of people, moved our operations online, and adjusted our daily routines and interactions with others now

Staff Safety 101 by Cooperative writer Darcey Gerstein

July 27, 2020

With few exceptions, most multifamily buildings or communities have at least one or two staff members (and sometimes many more) who maintain the safety, security, cleanliness, mechanical operations, and day-to-day functions that residents and visitors rely on—and as the coronavirus

Listening, flexibility and kindness – Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic by the Institute or Real Estate Management

Nancy San Pedro, CPM®, with Equity Residential in Los Angeles, California® Remain flexible, learn to pivot My team has an incredible capacity to pivot and shift to accommodate a wider range of duties and responsibilities than I ever thought possible. 

No swimming: Why opening pools in a pandemic isn’t so simple By Dawn Bauman, CAE on Jul 17, 2020

Pools might be one of the most desired amenities in community associations, but opening pools in the middle of a pandemic isn’t so simple. That’s what CAI discovered when surveying board members, community managers, and other stakeholders in the industry

Courthouse Re-Openings: Update from Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis, Counselors at Law

June 17, 2020

New Jersey Courts Begin Reopening with Transition to Phase 2 Operations Beginning June 22, 2020 The Supreme Court of New Jersey has announced that courthouses will gradually transition from Phase 1 (fully remote court operations) to Phase 2 (a gradual

COVID Insurance Issues: Update from Brown and Brown Insurance Brokers

June 15, 2020

RCP Management 2 Commerce Drive, Suite 101 Cranbury, NJ 08512 Re: Opening amenities during COVID-19 As I am sure you can imagine, questions about COVID related insurance coverage have increased by the hour as additional executive orders are released regarding

Update from Mary Faith Nugiel, President of RCP

June 12, 2020

The RCP Executive Team has spent much time formulating internal procedures that respond and conform to the recent executive orders from Governor Murphy lifting some of New Jersey’s lockdown restrictions. Below is our final set of procedures going forward. Please

Guidelines for Gatherings: Update from Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis, Counselors at Law

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 152, Setting Forth Guidelines for Indoor and Outdoor Gatherings Nearly three months have passed since New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy issued his stay-at-home order that effectively closed down the state in an effort to stem