A – It’s simply an easy way to refer to Florida Resident Owned Communities, Inc.
A – Yes. FLAROC is a Florida not-for-profit corporation incorporated under Florida Statute Chapter 617.
A – No. FLAROC is not a charity and your dues and gifts to FLAROC are not charitable donations.
A – No, not under most circumstances. FLAROC is tax exempt under section 501(c) (6) of the Internal Revenue Code.
A – FLAROC's General Counsel is a Director and is paid a retainier fee. All of the other Directors serve as volunteers. No part of our member’s dues go to compensate the volunteer Directors.
A – The largest expenditures are for a contract with a registered lobbyist firm to influence legislation to benefit our Member Communities and their residents and monitor the activities of the Florida State Legislature; for the printing costs of materials used in our Director Training Seminar’s and other meetings; to partially fund the activities of our local chapters; and publish and maintain our newsletter and website.
A – Our focus is on incorporated RESIDENT OWNED manufactured/mobile home communities. Most such communities are incorporated as Cooperatives under Florida Statutes Chapter 719. Some are organized under other statutes such as the Chapter 718, Condominium Act and Chapter 720, the mandatory Homeowners' Associations Act.
A – Not at this time. FLAROC has two categories of membership, Community Members and Associate Members.
Community Members are resident owned manufactured home communities that support FLAROC and its chapters with annual dues.
Associate Members also support FLAROC through annual dues payments. Associate Members include businesses that offer products and/or services to manufactured home communities such as attorneys, accountants, community management firms, electrical contractors, paving companies, etc.