Category: NAAHQ

Articles from our social media partner, the National Apartment Association. www.naahq.com

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An Incredible Year for Grassroots Advocacy

We’ve reached the mid-point of the second session of the 114th Congress, but in many ways it feels like the end of the session. Most of the heavy legislative lifting that can get done before the elections has been completed. ...

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Working to Solve Homelessness

In December 2012, I came across an article by Will Harlan, Editor of Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine, profiling homelessness in Asheville, N.C. Contrary to most perceptions, the individuals he encountered in shelters were willing, able and actively looking for employment,...

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The “Self-Cleaning” Kitchen?

My favorite season is here: Holiday Cooking Season! Many residents will begin to ponder recipes that go along with their various family gatherings and functions. This is a fantastic time of year to suggest to residents they use the self-clean...

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Steady Growth in the U.S. Apartment Market

Moderation is the word across several apartment market metrics through the first half of 2016. According to MPF Research, annual rent growth slowed somewhat to 4.5%, compared to 4.9% at this time last year. This is still an impressive figure...

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Finding the Catalyst – Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part blog on building social connections among your residents within your community. If you missed the first part, you can read about the importance of a community and why you need a community catalyst...

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Finding the Catalyst: Part 1

If you do a search on community building you’ll find cities across the country that are looking for people, ideas and programs to build social connections among residents in local communities. Wouldn’t it make sense those cities would come to...

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How (and Why) to Build a Community Within Your Community

The apartment industry houses one-third of the American population, so you might think that would make our onsite staff experts on building community. After all, they’re on the front lines of American families, and in many ways know their residents very well....