FAA APTitudes Newsletter
January 2019 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in the FAA
Nearly 200 FAA members will travel to Tallahassee next week for the 2019 FAA Legislative Conference to meet with legislators and staff on four legislative priorities. 
Applications for the new FAA Emerging Leaders Scholarship are due by February 5, 2019.
The FAA Executive Committee and the FAA Board of Directors established the Emerging Leaders Scholarship to financially assist one recipient in attending the NAA Advocate Conference in Washington, D.C.The scholarship provides up to $1,500 in reimbursements of airfare and hotel expenses.
Network with your peers while enjoying a reception and dinner at RPM Italian at the NAA Advocate Conference Florida Delegation Dinner. RSVP to Ralph Robinson at ralph@faahq.org by Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, to reserve your spot. 
FAA members can purchase a discounted registration for the NAA Apartmentalize Conference, which takes place June 26-29, 2019, in Denver. Click "Learn More" to download a registration form. Email rona@faahq.org if you have questions or require assistance. 
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.
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Twenty-eight companies representing 733 properties and 182,602 units took part in a 2018 study of compensation and benefits currently being paid to multifamily management and maintenance professionals across Florida. The survey sample represents 29 percent of Florida’s apartment industry.
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Driveway Maintenance Inc
What's New Nationally
As we enter another year, people are on the mind of many apartment executives. Find out how they want to engage with associates and residents.
With 30 percent of Americans in a high-risk bracket, many have resorted to credit privacy numbers (CPNs) as a means to avoid historical records that otherwise would disqualify the candidate from housing, loans and other major financial transactions.
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.
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Registration is now open for several NAA upcoming events: CampusConnex, Advocate and Apartmentalize. 
From medical marijuana and fair housing to fraudulent applications, here are NAA's top five stories to help you more effectively do your job in 2019.
Playmore Recreational Products & Services
Fitrev Inc
Supplier Updates
Suppliers, prepare for liftoff: Platinum/gold/silver signed sponsorship commitments for the 2019 Florida Apartment Association Annual Conference & Trade Show are due February 8. The show, themed Beyond Orbit: Infinity Possibilities, will be held October 2-4 at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.
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.
Upcoming Events
Save the Date: 
Monday, Feb. 4, 2019
5 PM – 6 PM



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