Self Management Guide: What defines well constructed rules

Are the rules and policies new or have they always been in place? What about their enforcement? Has the enforcement of these policies been applied with consistency? Do the members know what is going on? Do they know who to reach out to with their questions? Let’s begin first with the enforcement of rules.
The rules intended to enforced
Once the rules are agreed upon and adopted by the association, the Board has duty to the members to make their enforcement policies crystal clear. Examples of common problems with respect to clarification are often the best teacher; therefore consider the following examples.
Emphasis by way of illustration will weigh more toward homeowner’s associations because the difference in the responsibility of maintenance. In an HOA, owners typically maintain their home and yard where as the maintenance and control of the portions of a condominium that are visible to the public are controlled by the association.