What's New in the FAA
What's New Nationally
Nearly 200 FAA members will travel to Tallahassee next week for the 2019 FAA Legislative Conference, to meet with legislators and staff and discuss four legislative priorities.
FAA's 2019 legislative priorities are:
1. Support Sadowski Affordable Housing Trust Fund and the passage of Senate Bill 70.
2. Support the passage of legislation to prohibit mandatory inclusionary zoning practices.
3. Support the passage of legislation to reduce emotional support animal fraud and abuse.
4. Support the passage of Senate Bill 144 to clarify the impact fee process.
Click on the links above to watch helpful videos about FAA's legislative priorities or read more here. Watch for a report on the results of FAA's advocacy efforts in an upcoming issue of Multifamily Florida.
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.
The Emerging Leaders Scholarship will be funded by a dedicated line item in the FAA budget and subject to the annual profitability of the association. The recipient will be selected by the FAA Past Presidents Council from all qualified applicants who submit an application by the deadline.
Applicants must submit an essay of 100-200 words explaining how they have actively participated in a local affiliate, FAA and/or NAA; their status as an FAA Leadership Lyceum student or graduate; and how they think the opportunity would benefit them as multifamily professionals.
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.
The statewide 2018 Florida Apartment Association Compensation & Benefits Report was provided to the 28 participating companies at no cost. The statewide report and the 10 regional reports are available for $250 for members and $350 for nonmembers. Discounts on the regional reports are available to participating companies; all companies receive discounts on purchases of more than one report. To learn more, visit faahq.org/research.
After you catch up on back issues, tell FAA what you think by taking a brief survey. Respondents who provide contact information will be entered into a drawing for a $100 Visa gift card.
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Registration is now open for several 2019 NAA events.
Advocate will be March 5-6 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. FAA and sponsor RentPath are hosting a Florida delegation dinner on Tuesday, March 5. For details about the dinner, please see What's New in the FAA section of this issue. For more about Advocate, visit naahq.org/advocate.
Apartmentalize will be June 26-28 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. Discounted registrations are available from FAA; for details, please see What's New in the FAA section of this issue. For more about Apartmentalize, visit naahq.org/apartmentalize.
For information about these and other upcoming NAA events, visit naahq.org/meetings-events/upcoming-meetings.
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Only interested in exhibiting? See below for when your company is eligible to purchase an exhibit booth.
February 15: Platinum sponsors lottery; meeting to select opportunities/booths.
March 1: Silver sponsors lottery; meeting to select opportunities/booths.
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. In the new digital directory, every supplier member will be offered a basic listing with contact information and will have the opportunity to purchase an enhanced listing for $250. The enhanced listing will include premium placement, a company description, contact information, a link to your website and social media feeds.
Check out the new FAA Supplier Directory, a valuable resource for apartment communities and management companies seeking products and services.
To stand out with an enhanced business listing in FAA's supplier directory, purchase yours today.
FAA offers opportunities to reach prospects at events throughout the year.
- FAA Board of Directors Meeting, May 23
- Leadership Lyceum Luncheons or Dinners, May 22 and August 22
The next meeting of the FAA Product/Service Council will take place Monday, February 4, 2019,
5 – 6 PM at the Hotel Duval, 415 N. Monroe St., Tallahassee, FL 32301, in the Opal Ballroom (lower lobby level of the hotel).