FAA APTitudes Newsletter
July 2019 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in the FAA
Top incentives to drive development of affordable apartments include reduced or eliminated impact fees, non-ad valorem property tax discounts and density bonuses, according to a joint research project by the Florida Apartment Association and the Apartment Association of Greater Orlando. FAA and AAGO developed a Housing Affordability Toolkit to offer local municipalities and multifamlly developers potential solutions to the state's affordable housing shortage. 
The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has announced that Ralph Robinson, CAE, CMP,  director of meetings and affiliate relations of the Florida Apartment Association, has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE®) designation. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry.
Set your course by the stars and plan to make the most of the 2019 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show by visiting the official conference website. The website includes information on sessions, speakers and events that you won't want to miss! Click "Learn More" to visit the website. 
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Dinner, dancing and entertainment will be on the bill of fare at Mango's Tropical Cafe on October 2, 2019. Support FAA's Apartment Political Action Committee and celebrate legislative successes made possible by APAC. Isla de APAC is sponsored in part by Rapid Response Team and Shaw Floors. 
FAA officer nominations for the 2019-2020 board year and nominations for the 2019 Hall of Fame award close August 1.
FAA has added a statewide job board to faahq.org to help members stay up-to-date on job openings in their area. Click "Learn More" to view the board and find jobs near 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
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What's New Nationally
On July 25, Greg Brown, senior vice president of government affairs, represented the National Apartment Association at a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) stakeholder gathering, termed a “HUDdle” by the Department.
A coalition of property management companies is launching two pilot programs to bring pre-trained young adults into entry-level maintenance roles.
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Camden has been trending toward having no weight limit for pets at most of its suburban communities for a few years, particularly in high-density markets.
NAA is committed to making members' experiences the best it can be. NAA is changing and adapting, making investments to futureproof the industry for its members and partners. From advocacy to member services, NAA is setting a vision for the future. Help NAA be on the right path by taking the NAA Experience Survey today.
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Supplier Updates
The Sponsorship Opportunities and Exhibitor Prospectus for the 2020 FAA Annual Confernce & Trade Show will be available in late September to provide suppliers with information needed for budgeting purposes. 
Lead retrieval is available again this year to exhibitors at the 2019 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.
Nominations are open until Aug. 1 for officers of the Florida Suppliers Council. Click "Learn More" to download a form. 
FAA offers opportunities to reach prospects at events throughout the year.
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.
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