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AAMD Honors Leadership by Donating to Their Choice of Charitable Organization
AAMD Honors Leadership by Donating to Their Choice of Charitable Organization

Through the Apartments Giving Back campaign, AAMD honored each of the 2021-2022 Leadership team members by making a special donation in their name to the non-profit organization of their choice. Below are the organizations chosen by our leadership team: Danette Barrett: Go-Humanitarian Teri... Continue Reading

07/29/2022


Remembering Carol Levey
Remembering Carol Levey

Carol Levey (1946-2022) was one of the most uniquely powerful and warm hearted individuals I’ve ever known. She was a force for education in the apartment industry and touched tens of thousands of industry professionals during her 50+ year career. Carol’s impact on our local... Continue Reading

by Mark Williams
07/18/2022


Don't Stop Believing in this Resilient Industry
Don't Stop Believing in this Resilient Industry

I spent a good deal of time over the last year or so trying to decide what my goals would be during my time as AAMD President. I actually spoke with several past presidents to gather their advice – and what I heard was fairly consistent – it was to narrow down my ideas to one or two... Continue Reading

by Amie Robertshaw
07/8/2022


Mentoring into New Dimensions (MIND)
Mentoring into New Dimensions (MIND)

On June 6, the Apartment Association of Metro Denver (AAMD) launched Mentoring into New Dimensions (MIND), a mentorship initiative connecting young talent in the multifamily housing sector with industry veterans, helping them nurture the skills and confidence they need to succeed. Spearheaded by... Continue Reading

07/8/2022


AAMD Announces 2022 Persons of the Year
AAMD Announces 2022 Persons of the Year

At June Awards on June 16, 2021-2022 President Angela Fletcher awarded Tonya Storovich (Santee Metal Works) and Jared Miller (Redpeak) the Person of the Year Awards. Tonya Storovich, Angela Fletcher & Jared Miller Tonya Storovich has contributed to AAMD through so many different... Continue Reading

06/17/2022


Looking Back: A Year in Review
Looking Back: A Year in Review

"Life is not about finding our limitations; it’s about finding our infinity." – Herbie Hancock We have all found our infinity dealing with all that we have accomplished over the past two plus years with COVID. Navigating through COVID we all faced breakthroughs and setbacks. Each of... Continue Reading

by Angela Fletcher
06/3/2022


Putting Colorado Eviction Rates in Context
Putting Colorado Eviction Rates in Context

In August 2021, the Supreme Court’s rejection of the Biden Administration’s eviction moratorium provoked a wave of outrage from lawmakers, renter advocates and housing experts. ‘Millions of residents will be forced from their homes,’ they declared. ‘Prepare for an... Continue Reading

by Bobby Hutchinson
05/6/2022


Metro Denver Apartment Market Sees Increasing Demand, Low Vacancy
Metro Denver Apartment Market Sees Increasing Demand, Low Vacancy

Last month, the Apartment Association of Metro Denver (AAMD) released 2022 first quarter results from the Denver Metro Area Apartment Vacancy and Rent Survey, conducted by the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business and Colorado Economic Management Associates. The metro... Continue Reading

05/6/2022


Rental Housing Licenses in Different Municipalities
Rental Housing Licenses in Different Municipalities

Many municipalities across Colorado have minimum habitability standards for rental properties written into their housing or rental codes. Whether focusing on specific electrical or HVAC requirements or on more general wellbeing and safety, all these standards are intended to make rental... Continue Reading

by Brian Strandes
05/6/2022


Effectively Market Your Affordable Housing
Effectively Market Your Affordable Housing

Marketing an affordable housing community sounds daunting, but in reality, you can easily use the same marketing tools and techniques as you would for multifamily and conventional housing. The main difference? Your audience. The affordable housing community is in a very unique position in that... Continue Reading

by Ashley Tyndall
05/6/2022


2022 Maintenance Mania Results
2022 Maintenance Mania Results

The 2022 Colorado Maintenance Mania was a fantastic success! Over 1,600 Maintenance Professionals and Supplier Partners and sponsors gathered and enjoyed a day of celebrating maintenance through education, networking and competitions! Thank you to HD Supply and RediCarpet for your... Continue Reading

by Annie Williams
04/21/2022


2022/2023 AAMD Board of Directors Election
2022/2023 AAMD Board of Directors Election

AAMD's annual Board of Directors election will take place April 18- May 6, 2022. There are three Owner / Management seats and one Supplier Partner seat available. Ballots will be emailed to the primary contact of each company and community manager. Bios and campaign statements are available on... Continue Reading

04/13/2022