FAA APTitudes Newsletter
August 31, 2016 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in the FAA
Important changes to the FAA Lease, also known as the FAA Click & Lease Powered by Blue Moon Software, will take effect January 1.
At the 2016 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show, a panel of three of the nation’s leading data provider firms will share the latest data about the apartment industry and will offer their insights about what is driving these numbers.
The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued guidelines that apartment communities and management companies can follow to help control the mosquito populations and thus help minimize the spread of the Zika virus.

The annual meeting of the membership of the Florida Apartment Association shall take place concurrently with the FAA Board of Directors meeting on October 5, 2016 at 10 a.m. in the Royal Palm Ballroom Salons VII and VIII at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton, Fla. 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.

To help celebrate the theme of "People, Purpose, Passion," this year's FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show will include a "Philanthropy Zone," which will spotlight some of the many ways local affiliates, apartment communities, management companies, and supplier partners support various charities, nonprofits, and other worthy causes.
Local code enforcement officials in Hollywood, Fla., are posing as buyers and visiting homes for sale. In some instances, the code enforcement officials are later giving citations to homeowners. While there have been no reports of this at apartments, click "Learn more" to view a recent news report.
Proceeds from a wine tasting at the 2016 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show will support the Nan Cavarretta Memorial Scholarship Fund, which funds continuing education for emerging leaders in the multifamily housing industry through FAA's Leadership Lyceum program.
A silent auction to benefit FAA's Apartment Political Action Committee (APAC) will take place during the APAC All Hands on Deck Yacht Party, to be held October 5 in Boca Raton in conjunction with the 2016 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show. Please click on "Learn more" to download a donation form.
The Liberty Group
Cardillo Law Firm
What's New Nationally
The NAA Board of Directors has approved a statement of policy on energy efficiency benchmarking requirements for apartments. Benchmarking itself is an emerging standard practice for many owners and operators in the industry; however, the issue still represents significant operational challenges as more localities seek to mandate these requirements.
Freddie Mac
Creative Outdoor Kitchens
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.
Shrewd apartment owners understand that the greatest financial value in an apartment transaction can be had during the acquisition — not the exit.
Achieving success tomorrow requires one to take care of business today — that's why leading communities turn to the 2016 NAA Income & Expense Survey in Rental Apartment Communities (IES). Results of the 28th annual IES are available at www.naahq.org/16IES.
Supplier Updates
Mark your calendar for 2016 meetings.



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