FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Q: What is a Cooperative?

A: Riverview Homes Association is a not for profit corporation that is collectively owned and managed by its membership. Each member owns a share in the corporation, which entitles that member’s household to occupy a specific unit and to have a vote in the corporation. Benefits to Riverview Homes Association membership include personal income tax deductions, member participation and control, quality property maintenance, and being a part of a stable and long-established community.

Q: How is Riverview Home Association managed?

A: Riverview Home Association is governed by a nine-member volunteer Board of Directors comprising residents elected from the entire membership for three-year terms. The Board of Directors has staff and budget oversight, establishes community policies, undertakes long-range planning.
Operation of Riverview Home Association is handled by a full-time staff of seven and several part-time staff members. A manager, who reports to the Board, oversees all staff operations.

The Board of Directors, the manager, and counsel meet once each month. Quarterly meetings are held in January, April, July and October. A newsletter which reports on activities of the corporation board, and management issues, is distributed once a quarter.

Q: What are emergency call situations that Riverview Homes maintenance men will be permitted to respond to:

A: The following is a list of the ONLY emergency call situations that Riverview Homes maintenance men will be permitted to respond to:
Clogged Main Sewer or Clogged Commode
Clogged Kitchen Sink
Furnace Malfunctions
Electrical Wiring Malfunctions
Bursting of Hot Water Tank and Pipes
Flue Pipe Replacement
Furnishing Keys to Open Doors*

* $15.00 fee charged to Member/Tenant between 4:30pm & Midnight
* $20.00 fee charged to member/Tenant between Midnight & 8:00am