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2020 Legislative Session Recap
2020 Legislative Session Recap

Our 2020 legislative efforts saved the industry $252,049,000 during the next year. Many of the legislative victories we achieved this year cannot be easily quantified because the costs are speculative or would have been administrative burdens that are not easy to turn into a monetary impact. ... Continue Reading

by Drew Hamrick
06/17/2020


Eight Individuals Recognized as Finalists for 2020 Person of the Year
Eight Individuals Recognized as Finalists for 2020 Person of the Year

Each year the Apartment Association recognizes someone as the “Person of the Year.” The following eight finalists for the award were announced at the May Virtual PowerMixer. Here is a brief overview of the nominees. The winner will be recognized at June Awards. DANETTE BARRETT | ... Continue Reading

06/11/2020


AAMD Distributes Over 23,000 Face Masks To Members And Affiliates
AAMD Distributes Over 23,000 Face Masks To Members And Affiliates

In the early stages of the crisis, face masks were one of the most controversial topics. Many experts reported masks were not helpful in preventing the spread, which went against everything we knew. Whether you watched M*A*S*H, General Hospital, E.R., or Grey’s Anatomy growing up, face masks... Continue Reading

06/1/2020


A Virtual Response to COVID-19 Crisis
A Virtual Response to COVID-19 Crisis

In March 2020 the world, and our way of life as we knew it, changed. The Coronavirus pandemic required not only the AAMD to postpone key events and education but threw the industry into a state of confusion. The pandemic created chaos with daily changes to the way the apartment industry –... Continue Reading

06/1/2020


How to Enhance Your Community Amenities Amid Social Distancing
How to Enhance Your Community Amenities Amid Social Distancing

For many communities, the biggest value-add for leasing up is the resort-style swimming pool, on-site fitness center, Starbucks coffee bar, and community events — all of which must be postponed or shutdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak.While it’s an uncertain time in the multifamily... Continue Reading

by Ashley Tyndall
06/1/2020


Replenished Paycheck Protection Program Faces Same Challenges
Replenished Paycheck Protection Program Faces Same Challenges

On April 24, President Trump signed into law The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Healthcare Enhancement Act (HR 266), allocating an additional $310 billion to the lending program administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA). The bill also provides an additional $60 billion to the... Continue Reading

06/1/2020


CAA Reports Over 95% of Coloradans Paid May Rent in May
CAA Reports Over 95% of Coloradans Paid May Rent in May

DENVER (May 27, 2020) – The Colorado Apartment Association reported that 95.2% of renters paid May rent in full by the end of the month. This is an improvement over April, when approximately 91% of residents had paid by the end of the month. The improvement by over 4 percentage points shows... Continue Reading

05/20/2020


Echelon Property Group Donates to Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Echelon Property Group Donates to Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

At Echelon Property Group, we are seeing firsthand how the economic impact of this crisis is affecting our residents and neighbors. It has been amazing to see how we have all joined together to help our residents and one another during this unprecedented time. What we may not be able to witness,... Continue Reading

05/14/2020


The Colorado Apartment Association Reports Nearly 89% of Coloradans Paid May Rent on Time, Higher Th
The Colorado Apartment Association Reports Nearly 89% of Coloradans Paid May Rent on Time, Higher Th

DENVER (May 13, 2020) – The Colorado Apartment Association reported that 88.8% of renters paid Mayrent in full by May 5. This is a significant improvement over April, when 83.6% of residents had paid byApril 6 (a 5.2 percentage point increase in rent payment). This shows that, despite... Continue Reading

05/13/2020


Aimco Celebrates 15 Years of Giving Back
Aimco Celebrates 15 Years of Giving Back

Aimco, a real estate investment trust (REIT) headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is one of the largest owners and operators of apartment homes in the United States. The company’s shares are included in the S&P 500 and are publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol... Continue Reading

05/2/2020


NAA Drives Industry COVID-19 Priorities Forward
NAA Drives Industry COVID-19 Priorities Forward

The National Apartment Association (NAA) has tirelessly advocated on behalf of the apartment industry and our members as the nation grapples with COVID-19. On March 13, NAA sent a letter to Congress that expressed our strong opposition to any broad-based moratorium on evictions. Additionally, we... Continue Reading

04/30/2020


IN THE ZONE: Finding CRE “Opportunity” in QOZ
IN THE ZONE: Finding CRE “Opportunity” in QOZ

QOZ. QOF. QOZBP. Most individuals who own or provide services for commercial real estate have heard these terms floating around, nevertheless how many of us truly understand the opportunity and are in a position to use it to our advantage. WHAT & WHY: QOZ & QOF The Qualified Opportunity... Continue Reading

by Ryan Cohn
04/29/2020