FAA APTitudes Newsletter
August 2017 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in the FAA
The annual 2017 FAA Legislative Platform Meeting will take place on October 11 at noon in Grand Republic Ballrooms C and D, Disney's Contemporary Resort, 4600 North World Drive, Orlando, FL 32830. FAA members are encouraged to submit their issues and concerns prior to the meeting.
Take a brief survey and be entered to win a $100 gift card!
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.
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 annual meeting of the membership of the Florida Apartment Association shall take place concurrently with the FAA Board of Directors meeting on October 11, 2017 at 10 a.m. in Grand Republic Ballroom B at Disney's Contemporary Resort, 4600 North World Drive, Orlando, FL 32830. This notice is hereby given more than 30 days in advance of the meeting, in compliance with FAA Bylaws Article VIII, Section 2, and Article XIV, Section 2.
The Liberty Group
Cardillo Law Firm
What's New Nationally
After a stagnant first quarter performance, most metro markets saw modest rent growth and stabilized vacancy rates in the second quarter. The Orlando and Tampa regions are the only markets in the top dozen or so major metro areas for rent growth in the second quarter.
Submitting detailed proposals ahead of a Senate Finance Committee hearing, "America’s Affordable Housing Crisis: Challenges and Solutions," held Aug. 1, NAA/NMHC called on Congress to expand housing tax incentives, fully fund housing programs and remove regulatory barriers.
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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For years, apartment owners having been trying to get out of the package business. The long-rumored Amazon entry into the package locker business could offer them that opportunity.
We call them "those residents" — the people who truly appreciate when our staff goes the extra mile for them, who wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. And after 11 years in this industry, I’ve known many of them.
Apartment Owners Association of California
ARD Distributors
Supplier Updates
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.
Mark your calendar for 2017 meetings.



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