FAA APTitudes Newsletter
January 2018 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in the FAA
Affordable housing, renters insurance, and doorstep trash collection are the legislative issues members of the Florida Apartment Association established as top priorities for the 2018 legislative session. FAA members will travel to the state Capitol next week to learn more about these issues and to meet with legislators and their staffs to advocate on behalf of the multifamily industry
Three future FAA leaders have been selected to receive scholarships for the 2018 FAA Leadership Lyceum program.
FAA committees will meet next week in Tallahassee, in conjunction with the 2018 FAA Legislative Conference.
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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.
Members attending the 2018 FAA Legislative Conference next week may support APAC by donating or bidding on silent auction items.
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Cardillo Law Firm
What's New Nationally
Registration for NAA's 2018 student housing conference, CampusConnex, is in full swing. Don't miss out on the chance to make new industry connections in sunny Orlando from February 13-14, 2018.
The Florida Apartment Association will host a reception and dinner for Florida attendees at NAA's Advocate (formerly known as NAA Capitol Conference). The reception and dinner are sponsored by RentPath. Click "learn more" for details.
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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Registration is now open for Advocate, NAA's lobby day in Washington, D.C. Advocate gives constituents the opportunity to speak with members of Congress and share insight, concerns, and information about the industry.
Some CEOs do not want AirBnb in their buildings, but others could see scenarios where the online marketplace and hospitality service could coexist with apartments.
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Supplier Updates
Suppliers interested in sponsoring the 2018 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show should submit a letter of commitment by February 2, for the best selection of sponsorship opportunities. The 2018 FAA Sponsorship Opportunities and Exhibitor Prospectus has been posted at faahq.org and mailed to supplier members.
The APAC All Hands on Deck Yacht Party sponsorship is available for 2018. FAA will be selling 500 tickets and have secured a brand new mega-yacht where guests will enjoy a full dinner and open bar. Tickets are $200 each or 11 for $2,000. Those interested in purchasing tickets or sponsoring the event may contact Courtney Barnard at Courtney@faahq.org for details.
A more robust and comprehensive supplier directory has replaced the old PSC Buyer's Guide, which in many cases only included one company under a specific category.
FAA offers opportunities to reach prospects at events throughout the year.
The Product/Service Council will meet January 29 in Tallahassee.
New! Lead retrieval is available for purchase at the FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show in your choice of two formats. Access this dynamic suite of lead retrieval and attendee management tools either through a mobile app or handheld device.



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