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CAA Announces Support of Four New Bills that Address Affordable Housing Crisis
CAA Announces Support of Four New Bills that Address Affordable Housing Crisis

The Colorado Apartment Association Maintains Opposition to Rent Control Legislation Today, the Colorado Apartment Association announced its support of four new pieces of legislation that aim to address the state’s housing affordability and access crisis, while maintaining firm opposition to... Continue Reading

by Christopher Dean
04/17/2019


Green Building Rules and Regulations Update
Green Building Rules and Regulations Update

The Board of Public Health & Environment will hold a public hearing and vote on adopting the Rules and Regulations Governing the Green Building Ordinance at their meeting on May 9th (NOTE NEW DATE). Click here for the latest Draft Green Building Rules and Regulations. Only very minor... Continue Reading

by Christopher Dean
04/15/2019


New Public Polling Indicates Strong Public Opposition to Rent Control to Address Housing Crisis
New Public Polling Indicates Strong Public Opposition to Rent Control to Address Housing Crisis

The Colorado Apartment Association today released the results of a poll commissioned in late March that indicates strong public opposition to the enactment of rent control policies as a solution for addressing housing affordability in Colorado. The results come on the heels of a rent control bill,... Continue Reading

by Christopher Dean
04/2/2019


Rents decline for second consecutive quarter as vacancy increases continue six-year streak
Rents decline for second consecutive quarter as vacancy increases continue six-year streak

Average rents declined to $1,456 and average vacancy increased to 5.8% in the Denver metro area during the fourth quarter of 2018 according to the Denver Metro Area Apartment Vacancy and Rent survey published today. The construction of 12,324 new apartments in 2018 – a volume nearly three... Continue Reading

by Christopher Dean
01/22/2019


Denver's New "Source of Income" Ordinance
Denver's New "Source of Income" Ordinance

As of January 1, 2019, if a Section 8 voucher holder is a good candidate, most Denver Landlords will be required to accept the voucher and cooperate with the Denver Housing Authority (DHA) rules, HUD regulations, inspections and policies. Many Landlords do not accept Section 8 voucher holders, as... Continue Reading

by Deborah Wilson
01/14/2019


Plain and Simple: Colorado Needs More Housing
Plain and Simple: Colorado Needs More Housing

We face real challenges to the affordable housing issue. In both the public and political arena, the increase in demand for attainable housing, coupled with hurdles to create more housing, is a growing problem. Limited government funding, headwinds of increased regulatory requirements such as... Continue Reading

by Nancy Burke
11/26/2018


Cyber Monday 2018 - Our Biggest Sale is Now Through Friday!
Cyber Monday 2018 - Our Biggest Sale is Now Through Friday!

The best pricing of the year is here! Our biggest sale of the year is open to all AAMD Members! Save up to 65% off dozens of events, sponsorships and advertising. Make Sure You Have an Active Account The sale is all online this year, so make sure you have an active account to take... Continue Reading

by Christopher Dean
11/23/2018


AAMD Celebrates 50 Years with 2018 Tributes Awards
AAMD Celebrates 50 Years with 2018 Tributes Awards

Over fifty awards presented to top-performing individuals, suppliers and communities across Metro Denver’s rental property communities On November 9, the Apartment Association of Metro Denver (AAMD) hosted over 1,300 members and allies from across the region for its 2018 Tributes Awards... Continue Reading

by Christopher Dean
11/12/2018


Metro Denver Rents Decrease by $19 per Month in the Third Quarter
Metro Denver Rents Decrease by $19 per Month in the Third Quarter

Apartments built in the 1970s lease for 42% less on average than apartments built in this decade and an estimated 29,051 apartments in the Denver metro area rent for $1,000 or less. Average rents in Denver fell by $19 per month in the third quarter of 2018, continuing a three-year trend in... Continue Reading

by Christopher Dean
10/23/2018


Chris Lopez Achieves Credential Superfecta
Chris Lopez Achieves Credential Superfecta

Earning a national credential can help elevate your skill set and take your career in the multifamily industry to the next level. With five Credentials to choose from, there is a Credential out there for everyone. The National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP) recognizes that leasing... Continue Reading

by Lisa Godbehere
09/1/2018


The Importance of Drainage Maintenance: A Contractor’s Perspective
The Importance of Drainage Maintenance: A Contractor’s Perspective

Drainage issues are a common headache for property managers, and they become especially evident as watering increases during the summer months. The desire to keep lawns and planters green and lush often results in overwatering. Broken pipes, leaks and short periods of intense rainfall are also... Continue Reading

by Lance Miller (deleted)
07/23/2018


Customer Service Tip: Take Care of You!
Customer Service Tip: Take Care of You!

I admit it…I let my emotions get to me at work one day. I was alone in the office all day, and quite frankly, I was “done!” Have you ever been there? When you cannot handle one more phone call, or request, or someone asking “When is Amazon getting here???” and on and... Continue Reading

by Rommel Anacan
07/16/2018