It often help to see how others have approached this so visit the Case Studies page to read how other developers, property owners, management companies and home owner associations have planned and provided PEV charging infrastructure for their residents.
Since plug-in vehicles need to be charged frequently, it is recommended that you explore your charging options before acquiring an electric vehicle. For many drivers, home charging provides the most convenient and affordable way to charge your vehicle.
The ideal situation for a multi-housing occupant would be to have a charging station by a dedicated parking spot at or near their building. This might not be possible in every case, but it is worth looking into all options and seeing if you can find a way to get a satisfactory charging setup. There really aren’t any silver bullet solutions for multi housing charging (MHC)—instead, every system has to be designed on a case-by-case basis, looking at the vehicle owner’s needs and the property limitations, whether physical or legal. The good news is that this doesn't necessarily mean big investments and high usage fees, but finding the right solutions might require a bit of legwork.
If, after all the planning and negotiations, you find out that there is no way to arrange for the necessary charging infrastructure at your home, consider whether any of the following options might work for you:Try to secure a dedicated nighttime parking spot with charging infrastructure from a nearby parking facility.Explore whether you could arrange charging solutions at your workplace. You can find more information on workplace charging by visiting www.workplacecharging.com. Look at the availability of public charging infrastructure nearby.