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Meet the 2020/2021 AAMD President, Janelle French
Meet the 2020/2021 AAMD President, Janelle French

FAST FACTS With Janelle Born & Raised: I was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota and raised on a farm near the small town of Stratford, SD Education Background: Associates degree in Hospitality Management Family / Pets: Married for 34 years, two adult sons. Favorite Food / Drink / Restaurant:... Continue Reading

by Christopher Dean
08/3/2020


How To Apply For Emergency Rental Assistance For Property Owners (POP)
How To Apply For Emergency Rental Assistance For Property Owners (POP)

HOW TO APPLY FOR EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE FOR PROPERTY OWNERS (POP) DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION 1. Visit the Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention page on the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) website: https://cdola.colorado.gov/housing-covid19-eviction 2. Click the blue drop down menu: ... Continue Reading

07/29/2020


TJ Talks | Don’t Just Dismiss the Pessimist
TJ Talks | Don’t Just Dismiss the Pessimist

Have you ever walked into an office or worked in an environment with somebody who is just an absolute pessimist? They are negative about everything. Any input they give is why something won't work or why something is a bad idea. But, they never come up with a reason why something could work. Now... Continue Reading

by TJ Beaver
07/29/2020


13-year-old Raises Over $10,000 to Help Coloradans with Rent
13-year-old Raises Over $10,000 to Help Coloradans with Rent

Colorado Apartment Association and its members partnered with the Resident Relief Fund, which now has more than $120,000 in donations to help Coloradans pay rent. Rena Brittan, a 13-year-old in Denver announced in June that as part of her bat mitzvah project she was going to raise funds for... Continue Reading

07/27/2020


Rents Across Metro Denver Decrease in Q2 - Demand remains strong for Rental Housing
Rents Across Metro Denver Decrease in Q2 - Demand remains strong for Rental Housing

Denver (July 21, 2020) – Today, the Apartment Association of Metro Denver released Q2 2020 results from the quarterly Denver Metro Area Apartment Vacancy and Rent Survey conducted by the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business and Colorado Economic Management... Continue Reading

07/21/2020


Mandatory Mask Order: Frequently Asked Questions
Mandatory Mask Order: Frequently Asked Questions

Effective July 17, 2020 there is a mandatory statewide mask order, requiring all people in Colorado over age ten to wear a face covering over their nose and mouth in any public indoor space to alleviate the spread of COVID-19. The order is currently in effect through November 12, 2020 but could... Continue Reading

by Drew Hamrick
07/17/2020


Virtual Tours: The Best Way To Do This
Virtual Tours: The Best Way To Do This

Apartment operators spend thousands of dollars and thousands of hours training their onsite leasing professionals. Faced with the new (temporary) normal of reliance on virtual leasing tours, there’s no reason to rely on guesswork and your agent’s smartphone to get this right. Virtual... Continue Reading

07/9/2020


How Automation Helps Apartment Communities Better Handle Leads
How Automation Helps Apartment Communities Better Handle Leads

Being inundated with leads? Here’s a look at how marketing automation for multifamily properties can help in popular markets like the Denver area. The Greater Denver area leads the nation in population and rental growth as the local market continues to prosper. With such high renter... Continue Reading

07/8/2020


In Memoriam - Melanie Murphy
In Memoriam - Melanie Murphy

2002 AAMD President, Melanie Madonna Mary Kibble (Melanie Murphy) Melanie Madonna Mary Kibble - A devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Melanie transitioned Friday, May 15, 2020, while at home surrounded by her loving family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son... Continue Reading

07/6/2020


Complete List of June Awards Recipients
Complete List of June Awards Recipients

On June 25, AAMD held its first ever Virtual June Awards, and with nearly 200 people logged in, the 2020-2021 AAMD Board of Directors and President Janelle French were installed. Dave Janecek from RediCarpet and Donna Seward from Interstate Restoration covered the hosting duties from AAMD's... Continue Reading

07/6/2020


Person of the Year: Peggy Panzer
Person of the Year: Peggy Panzer

The Apartment Association of Metro Denver is proud to announce this year’s Person of Year is Peggy Panzer. Peggy quickly “stepped up to the plate” and led a group of industry leaders as we all tried to navigate the ever-changing waters during this crisis. Often times, guidelines... Continue Reading

07/2/2020


Over 95% of Colorado Renters have Continued to Pay Rent on Time
Over 95% of Colorado Renters have Continued to Pay Rent on Time

DENVER (June 30, 2020) – RealPage, a data analytics firm for the real estate industry, reported that Colorado’s rent collection percentage for June was 95.4% as of June 23. RealPage’s analytics show Colorado rent collections ranking No. 9 out of the 47 states that reported... Continue Reading

06/30/2020