FAA APTitudes Newsletter
July 2015 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in the FAA
Candidates for the FAA's Leadership Lyceum program may apply for a Nan Cavarretta Scholarship to cover 100 percent of their costs for participating in the program. The scholarship was established in memory of Nan Cavarretta and in recognition of her commitment to education for leaders in the multifamily housing industry. Candidates must describe their reason for applying for the scholarship and how they have served or will serve the multifamily industry. Applications will be available in the fall and should be submitted with the candidate’s completed Leadership Lyceum application.
Now that the legislative session is over, APAC fundraising is in full swing, and the biggest APAC fundraiser of all time is right around the corner. The APAC Campus Challenge is THE event at which to be seen supporting APAC! Plus, it’s a fun and exciting way to participate with your property management team or best clients to benefit APAC.
There’s no time like the present to save your seat among the cool kids of the multifamily housing industry in Florida. That’s because in just a few days, "tuition" will increase for FAA University, this year’s FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show, Oct. 7-9 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.
Cardillo Law Firm
What's New Nationally
Multifamily-housing starts slowed during the Great Recession and aided in the shortage of supply that has fueled rent growth and occupancy rates in recent years. See the breadth of the downturn and what it will take to catch up.
Millennials have been a driver for the apartment industry, not just in terms of general occupancy but also in how and where new construction projects are designed. But changes in where this generation is choosing to live may affect the rental-housing supply and demand of certain markets differently.
Google made it official in May: Mobile has overtaken desktop as the preferred method for online search. And, as the way we seek, store and share information evolves, so too must the professionals who continually push the boundaries of what’s possible in the virtual space.
Six years in the hospitality industry gave me a foundation. Residential property management (RPM) gave me a future.
Magnum Painting, Inc.
What's New Around the State
Hightlights of Multifamily Housing Deals and Projects Around Florida
Supplier Updates
Join the FAA Product/Service Council today and become eligible to attend this complimentary education session on August 27 in Tampa. This complimentary seminar specifically tailored for multifamily housing industry suppliers is just one of the many benefits of PSC membership. The session is open to PSC members and their colleagues from the same company. Visit faahq.org to see if your company is a member or to learn more about PSC membership. To sign up for the seminar, email ralph@faahq.org
PSC offices to be filled are chairman (associates' vice president), vice chairman and secretary. Nominations must be received in writing by Monday, August 31, 2015.



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