Organization dedicated to creating and furnishing the most timely and effective advice and direction for the professional management and financing of facilities and services for condominiums, townhouse projects, open space, and other planned communities. Located in Alexandria, VA, and founded in 1973, the CAI has 13,000 members with 7 regional groups, 45 state groups, and 51 local groups. The organization conducts workshops and training seminars, sponsors competitions, and grants the National Community Association of the Year and Research Awards. The CAI publishes the bimonthly association and industry newsletter, CAI news, and the bimonthly journal, Common Ground, which highlights the community association industry. It also publishes the monthly newsletter, Association Law Reporter, which covers court cases, community association legal trends, and current legislation.