FAA APTitudes Newsletter
 
March 2018 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in the FAA
Transitioning a community or deciding to implement a smoke-free policy from the start can often feel like an overwhelming task for property managers. To help ease this apprehension, FAA has complied compiled the top five tips from property managers on how to make yourimplement a smoke- policy implementation as seamlessly as possible.
 
Entrepreneur "Johnny Cupcakes" Earle and marketing duo Linley & Lauren will be keynote speakers at the 2018 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show October 3-5 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Online registration for the conference will open Monday, April 2, at faahq.org.
 
All FAA members are invited to join a call Tuesday, March 27, at 11 a.m., to learn about what happened during Florida's 2018 Legislative Session.
 
Celebrate and support APAC while enjoying a private VIP cruise on the Intracoastal Waterway at Boca Raton. Half of the available tickets have already sold and only 250 remain.
 
FAA members joined apartment owners and managers from across the nation and traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month for NAA's Advocate conference (formerly Capitol Conference). There, they met with U.S. senators, representatives, and congressional staffers regarding legislative issues that may impact the apartment industry.
 
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Management members of the Florida Apartment Association are eligible for a discounted registration fee of $700 to the 2018 NAA Apartmentalize, formerly the NAA Education Conference & Exposition.
 
The Florida Apartment Association Board of Directors shall meet on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the Hard Rock Hotel-Daytona Beach, 900 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32118.
 
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What's New Nationally
In the wake of recent package bomb incidents in Austin, NAA has issued an advisory to members.
 
A lack of clarity in the federal law governing reasonable accommodation requests for assistance animals (covering both service animals and emotional support animals) creates a loophole for bad actors to abuse the system.
 
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Flat rental markets can provide fertile ground for pricing wars between owners and management companies during the selection process. To get ahead, some property managers must know when to walk away.
 
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Supplier Updates
All supplier members of FAA are invited to a free educational program, followed by a networking reception with industry leaders, on Tuesday, May 8. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is mandatory.
 
New! Lead retrieval is available to exhibitors at the FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show in a choice of two formats. Access this dynamic suite of lead retrieval and attendee management tools either through a mobile app or handheld device.
 
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.
 
 

 

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