No, it has many advantages. You have equity in your unit and a say in how the Cooperative is run by the elected the Board of Directors and participating in membership meetings or serving on committees.
When you call the office after hours, you will have the option to be transferred to the answering service. You need to provide your name, address, and phone number. The maintenance person on call will contact you before coming out to ascertain the nature of the problem.
$5 during office hours and $25 Nights, weekends and holiday.
You may have others live with you if you make the request through the office and follow proper procedure. However, Colonial Square Homes requires that the member(s) occupy the unit 100% of the time. If you purchase a membership, you must live in the townhouse.
No. The Board of Directors does not allow subletting in Colonial Square Homes. If you purchase a membership, you must live in the unit 100% of the time.
You can make improvements to your unit provided that they are approved by the Board of Directors or its appointed representative. These improvements must be approved on an Alteration/Installation Permit before you do them. You also have the option of accepting improvements from a previous member. The Cooperative does not maintain member-owned improvements; this is the member’s responsibility.
Although each member of the cooperative is an owner, failure to comply with the “Rules and Regulations” abide by the Occupancy Agreement, or meet your financial obligations to the property can result in termination of membership and eviction from the property.
Yes, if all requirements have been met according to the Rules & Regulations. Click here to view our pet policy.
Our cooperative is run on democratic principles, and a grievance procedure is in place. To properly investigate a complaint, the Board must have written evidence to act on since complaints can end up in court. This process assists the Board in providing equal treatment for all involved.
If in doubt, call both, but always security. Security does random patrols and responds to calls when on duty. It is very helpful to the cooperative if you call security and have them file a report. Reports go to the Board and Management and help them keep track of any potential problem areas. Call the police for any emergencies or illegal activity.
No. The Cooperative pays for its water use, as do members in their carrying charge