January E-Newsletter

E-Newsletter ,

What's New in the FAA

FAA Members Prepare to Promote Priorities in Tallahassee

Applications for New FAA Emerging Leaders Scholarship Due Next Week

2019 NAA Advocate: Florida Delegation Dinner

Discounted Registrations for NAA Apartmentalize Conference Are Available

FAA Research Report Offers Insight into Multifamily Wages in Florida

Did You Miss Something?

What's New Nationally

Industry Insider — Employee Retention and Marketing Among Top Management Goals for 2019

Operations Insights: CPNs and Their Ill Effects on Resident Screening

Registration Open for NAA Educational Events

5 Best Pieces of Operations Advice for 2019 

Supplier Updates

Deadline to Commit to 2019 Sponsorships Rapidly Approaching

Stand Out With an Enhanced Business Listing

Reach More Prospects With Year-Round Sponsorship Opportunities

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Product/Service Council Membership Meeting  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAA Members Prepare to Promote Priorities in Tallahassee

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 New FAA Emerging Leaders Scholarship Due Next Week

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. 

Applications can be found here. If you have any questions, email communications@faahq.org or call FAA headquarters at 407-960-2910.

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAA Research Report Offers Insight into Multifamily Wages in Florida

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did You Miss Something?

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, 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.  

If you missed the winter issue of Multifamily Florida, you may also view the entire digital version here

If you did not receive an e-newsletter or a print magazine and would like to in the future, please view your profile on our website and update your email and mailing addresses if needed. Read more about how to create a login and update your profile. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registration Open for NAA Educational Events

Registration is now open for several 2019 NAA events

CampusConnex will be February 18-19 at Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate. Learn more at naahq.org/campusconnex.

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deadline to Commit to 2019 Sponsorships Rapidly Approaching

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.
 
As of Monday, January 28, the following companies have committed to sponsor the conference:

Platinum Sponsors
i4 Waste Valet & Recycling
HD Supply
REDI Carpet Sales of Florida Inc.
Switch Electric
Valet Living
Yardi Systems Inc.

Gold Sponsors
RealPage Inc.

Silver Sponsors
Arbor Contract Carpet
ET&T Distributors
Stealth Monitoring
Suncoast Sales

Only interested in exhibiting? See below for when your company is eligible to purchase an exhibit booth.

The 2019 FAA Prospectus, which was made available on the FAA website on September 24, 2018, provides details for companies that wish to exhibit as well as for those that wish to sponsor at the 2019 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show. 
 
The prospectus includes important dates to note: 
 
February 8: Deadline for platinum/gold/silver sponsorship signed commitments.
February 15: Platinum sponsors lottery; meeting to select opportunities/booths.
February 22: Gold sponsors lottery; meeting to select opportunities/booths.
March 1: Silver sponsors lottery; meeting to select opportunities/booths.
March 15: Exhibit space selections begin for all 2018 exhibitors. An invitation to exhibit with a link to FAA’s online booth selection system will be sent to your 2018 primary contact at 9 a.m. ET.
March 22: Exhibit space selections begin for all other suppliers at 9 a.m. ET at faahq.org/exhibit.
 
Review highlights of the 2018 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show, download the prospectus and then mark your calendar with the date when your company can purchase a booth.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Stand Out With an Enhanced Business Listing

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reach More Prospects With Year-Round Sponsorship Opportunities

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

Visit faahq.org/sponsorships for more information or email ralph@faahq.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Product/Service Council Membership Meeting  

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).