HOA Abbreviations and Acronyms
Following is a list of common abbreviations and acronyms used in the common interest development industry.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Alternative Dispute Resolution
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Architectural Review Committee
California Association of Community Managers
Community Associations Institute
Declaration of Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions
Certificate of Deposit
Common Interest Development
California Legislative Action Committee. A CAl committee that tracks and lobbies the legislature on bills affecting common interest developments.
Also Co-Op and Co-Operative. Refers to a "Stock Cooperative," one of the forms of common interest developments.
Certified Public Accountant
Consumer Price Index. Commonly used for budgeting purposes
Certified Property Manager. This is a manager certification issued by the Institute of Real Estate Management.
Decibel. A unit of measurement for sound intensity
Department of Real Estate
Electric Vehicle Charger
Federal Communications Commission
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Federal Housing Administration
Field Impact Insulation Class. This is a field measurement to test the actual level of noise transmission into the unit below.
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. A set of rules, conventions, standards, and procedures for reporting financial information.
Housing and Urban Development Department of the federal government
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
Internal Dispute Resolution
Mixed Use Development
Property Owners Association
Same as a PD. Planned Unit Development
Tenants in Common. TIC own an undivided interest in property
Temporary Restraining Order
HOA Self-Management Services