FAA APTitudes Newsletter
September 2018 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in the FAA
A cap on tax assessment increases for certain properties — including apartment communities — is scheduled to expire unless voters pass Amendment 2 on the ballot in November. The Florida Apartment Association supports Amendment 2, which would make permanent a 10 percent cap on increasing the taxable value of non-homestead properties. Non-homestead properties include multifamily and other rental properties, as well as businesses.
Linda Kay Watkins of Land O'Lakes, Florida, wife of David Watkins, passed away on Saturday. David Watkins served as BAAA president, FAA president, and NAA chairman of the board and was inducted into both the FAA Hall of Fame and NAA Hall of Fame.
A wine tasting to benefit the Nan Cavarretta Memorial Scholarship Fund will take place at the 2018 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show.
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.
Call today!
The annual FAA Legislative Platform Meeting will take place on Oct. 3 at noon in Addison East, Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL, 33432. FAA members are encouraged to submit their issues and concerns prior to the meeting.
If you did not register online for the 2018 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show, you may still register on-site. Click "Learn More" to download an on-site registration form to complete and bring with you.
If you missed any issues of Florida APTitudes or Multifamily Florida, visit our website at faahq.org/news/e-newsletter or faahq.org/news/magazine. After you catch up on back issues, take a brief survey and be entered to win a $100 gift card!
The Liberty Group
Cardillo Law Firm
What's New Nationally
NAA reached out to affiliates in North Carolina and South Carolina to offer assistance before Hurricane Florence, and it is making $10,000 donations to the American Red Cross for both North Carolina and South Carolina relief efforts.
ET & T Distributors Inc
WE DESIGN THE WOW by… Providing Commercial Outdoor Furniture, Shade Structures, Site Amenities, Playground Equipment, Dog Parks, and Outdoor Workout Parks! Certified Women Owned Company that provides product AND lasting relationships with our customers because we CARE! Our team SPECIALIZES in designing pool decks or playground areas offering a variety of styles to meet your budget.
Learn More Here
Demand is high in the Southeastern U.S., and leasing consultants and maintenance technicians were among the top job postings in August.
Playmore Recreational Products & Services
Supplier Updates
The annual meeting of the FAA Product/Service Council will take place Oct. 3 at 9 a.m. in Galeria at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL, 33432. New PSC officers will be elected.
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 hand-held 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.



We would appreciate your comments or suggestions.
Your email will be kept private and confidential.