Trained service and companion animals – including pit bulls and other restricted breeds – fall under Fair Housing rules. Denying a resident either of these could ultimately lead to potential fair housing liability.
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One of most powerful tools in any apartment community water conservation and utility expense management plan is an irrigation system equipped with flow meters and master valves.
There is a growing sentiment that urban inequality is getting worse and that the middle class incomes aren’t keeping up with the increased demand for urban housing.
The revised job production numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for 2013 displayed a pronounced geographic pattern: Numbers for California markets were boosted the Northeast and the Mid-Atlantic states were lowered.
There will always be businesses and services that we would gladly pay more for because of the perceived value. Our apartment residents feel the same way about us: Securing more renewals begins by understanding what is most important.
Leaks that go unattended can often lead to larger water loss issues. Fixing or preventing a water leak can not only prevent headaches down the road but save residents and apartment properties money.
With three generations working side by side in property management companies, conflicts are bound to arise. Here are some tips to help you transform your workplace from the “clash of the generations” to an age-diverse, competitive, and productive team.
The Tawny crazy ant is a new invasive species that is spreading damage from Florida to Texas and will have property management and facilities maintenance teams yearning for the good old days when all they had to fight was fire ants.
Everyone has an opinion about Millennials, including when integrating them into the workforce. Regardless of your opinion, Millennials are very capable of making contributions in the workplace and property management companies should learn to embrace them.
Thanks to developments in hybrid grasses over the years, apartment communities have almost as many choices in grass varieties as they do types of counter tops and flooring.
Employees multitasking at meetings or just shunning work responsibilities to check social media not only create challenges for managers, but could cost property management companies money in the long run. One possible solution: some good ol’ fashioned face-to-face supervision.
Recent data seems to suggest that multifamily workforces are experiencing a significant “skills gap” with the demands of their current positions and the skills needed to compete effectively in the coming years.
The multifamily industry is seeing a fundamental shift in terms of how mid-size cities look and feel by offering apartment-based lifestyles to a new generation of renters.
When it comes to reasons for not renewing, many of them are based purely in basic comfort. If residents see that a property management companies are willing to invest in their apartment home, they’re more likely to renew their lease.