Your father is the right person to initiate any action in this regard and not you.
You should gather all like minded members of the association and raise all such grievances in the next meeting and pass resolutions for all remedies that are required.
The association has no power to disconnect the basic amenities, you can obtain stay agaisnt such illegal acts through court.
The common areas as name suggest belong to the association in turn to all the members of the association.
The condominium is another form of association.
The difference stems from ownership, with apartment units housed within a complex owned by a single entity, often a corporation, and then leased out to individual tenants. ... So when you rent a condo, the individual condo owner is your landlord.
The main difference between an apartment and a condo is the ownership. A corporation typically owns an apartment complex, while an individual owns a condo.
Apartment complexes will typically have a staff on hand to deal with maintenance. Many even have a 24 hour emergency on-call maintenance, in case your heat goes out or you have a water leak. This is a huge perk of apartment living. If something breaks, as long as you notify the manger, the problem is resolved quickly. If you give permission, maintenance can even fix the problem while you are at work.