FAA APTitudes Newsletter
July 2017 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in the FAA
FAA advocated for three key issues and successfully defended against multiple bills that could have increased un-vetted housing discrimination lawsuits.
Nominations for the 2017-2018 FAA Executive Committee and the 2016 Hall of Fame are due by August 1.
This year's FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show, Camp FAA, is bringing the adventure to Disney's Contemporary Resort, October 11-13.
Full Service Electrical Contractors 24/7 Emergency
Switch Electric
Switch Electric is a full service licensed Electrical Contractor specializing in Multi-Family industry. Service area includes the whole state of Florida with focus on the Tampa/Orlando markets. We stock materials for properties such as common area bulbs and ballasts, main breakers and meter bank parts for immediate response day or night. We service pole mounted lighting systems, sports court lighting, parking lot & street lighting. Available 24/7 @ 1-800-929-5035.
Kick off the 2017 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show in style by attending Food, Wine, and Fireworks, an APAC Celebration at Epcot. Tickets include private transportation to Epcot and an evening of drinks, desserts, and a breathtaking viewing spot for Disney's 'IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth' fireworks spectacular.
FAA's website has a brand new look and updated technology in an effort to better serve all our members. In order to get the most out of your member experience, you will need to create a new login.
The Liberty Group
Cardillo Law Firm
What's New Nationally
Six months into Trump's presidency, industry leaders reflect on how the new administration's policies have affected the industry and share their outlook for the near future.
The share of households renting their home rose to nearly 37 percent last year from just over 31 percent in 2006, according to an analysis of Census Bureau housing data from Pew Research.
Renters Legal Liability, LLC
Renters Legal Liability LLC
Renters Legal Liability (RLLĀ®), offers a risk management tool which provides owners/managers, with a property damage liability waiver for losses caused negligently by residents, for 5 named perils. By requiring property damage liability, owners/managers are seeing benefits to their communities and reductions to their P&C loss ratios. RLL has assisted countless clients in achieving this goal. RLL addresses administration, tracking, and compliance of units with the PDLW (Property Damage Liability Waiver) or HO-4 (Renters Insurance) Policies. RLL can interface with many current property management software systems, making integration seamless.
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The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in rental housing based on specific protected classes, including familial status. Courts review whether a housing provider discriminates based on familial status by inquiring whether families with children are treated differently.
Housing finance reform was front and center as the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs kicked off what may be a series of hearings on the topic. NAA/NMHC issued a letter to the Committee supporting their initiative and citing the importance of including multifamily in its work on housing finance reform.
Apartment Owners Association of California
ARD Distributors
Supplier Updates
Nominate yourself or someone you know for a leadership role on the FAA Product/Service Council. Nominations close August 1.
A more robust and comprehensive supplier directory has replaced the old PSC Buyers Guide, which in many cases only included one company under a specific category.
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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