FAA APTitudes Newsletter
August 2019 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in the FAA
FAA leaders from across the state met on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, to discuss the vision for the association's next three to five years. 
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. 
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. 
A wine tasting to benefit the Nan Cavarretta Memorial Scholarship Fund will take place at the 2019 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show.
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The annual meeting of the membership of the Florida Apartment Association shall take place concurrently with the FAA Board of Directors Meeting on Oct. 2 at 10 a.m. It will be held in Citrus/Collier/Columbia meeting rooms at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, FL 32821. This notice is hereby given more than 30 days in advance of the meeting in compliance with FAA Bylaws Article VIII, Section 2, and Article XIV, Section 2.
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. 
The annual FAA Legislative Platform Meeting will take place on Oct. 2 at noon at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, FL 32821. FAA members are encouraged to submit policy ideas and concerns prior to the meeting.
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
Dear NAA Affiliates and Members,
NAA and NMHC are voicing strong support for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) proposed rule on disparate impact, which was published in the Federal Register on August 19. 
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Supplier Updates
The Sponsorship Opportunities and Exhibitor Prospectus for the 2020 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show will be available in late September to provide suppliers with information needed for budgeting purposes. 
The annual meeting of the FAA Florida Suppliers Council will take place Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. in the Flagler/Gilchrist meeting rooms at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, FL 32821. New FSC officers will be elected.
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.
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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