FAA APTitudes Newsletter
January 2017 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in the FAA
Thanks to the Nan Cavarretta Memorial Scholarship Fund, Jason D. Howard of Progressive Management of America Inc. and Bobbie Bailey of Seminole Ridge Apartments will have their registration fees and travel costs associated with the 2017 FAA Leadership Lyceum covered.
FAA members who travel to Tallahassee next week will talk with legislators and staffers about full funding of the Sadowski Affordable Housing Trust Fund, maintaining a 10 percent cap on assessments of non-homesteaded properties, and keeping administrative remedies in place for housing discrimination cases.
Management members of the Florida Apartment Association are eligible for a discounted registration fee of $675 for the 2017 NAA Education Conference & Exposition. Learn more about the event here.
Important changes to the FAA Lease, also known as the FAA Click & Lease, powered by Blue Moon Software, are in effect as of January 1.
The Liberty Group
Cardillo Law Firm
What's New Nationally
NAA is among at least seven housing associations have expressed support for Dr. Ben Carson's nomination as U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary, through correspondence sent to Sen. Michael Crapo (R-Idaho), chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and Sen Sherrod Brown (D, Ohio), the ranking Democratic member of the committee.
Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America," will be a keynote speaker at NAA's Education Conference. A four-time Emmy Award winner and author, Roberts has overcome breast cancer and charted her own course to the top as one of the most successful women in broadcasting. She will share her awe-inspiring journey on Friday, June 23 from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Apartment Owners Association of California
What's New Around the State
Highlights of multifamily housing deals and projects around Florida. Send news of acquisitions, sales, building starts, and renovations to laureen@faahq.org.
Tax reform is front and center on the congressional agenda, and there is a real chance it will become law this year.
Supplier Updates
Next year’s FAA Annual Conference and Trade Show offers more sponsorship opportunities than ever before. Click "learn more" to view a comprehensive prospectus brochure, as well as opportunities to extend your reach throughout the year.
Mark your calendar for 2017 meetings.



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