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In conjunction with the 2019 Education Conference and Trade Show, the Apartment Association of Metro Denver officially launched...

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The First Regular Session of the Seventy-first General Assembly convened on Jan. 4, 2019 and adjourned on May 3, 2019. Below please find a recap of...

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On April 18, the Apartment Association of Metro Denver celebrated the 20th Maintenance Olympics at the Denver Mart. Over 1,800 maintenance service...

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The Colorado Apartment Association Maintains Opposition to Rent Control Legislation Today, the Colorado Apartment Association announced its support...

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The Board of Public Health & Environment will hold a public hearing and vote on adopting the Rules and Regulations Governing the Green Building...

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The general election to elect next year's Owner and Supplier directors will take place through April 26, 2019 at noon. There are two (2) owner...

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The Colorado Apartment Association today released the results of a poll commissioned in late March that indicates strong public opposition to the...

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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...

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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...

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We face real challenges to the affordable housing issue. In both the public and political arena, the increase in demand for attainable housing,...

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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...

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Over fifty awards presented to top-performing individuals, suppliers and communities across Metro Denver’s rental property communities On...

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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...

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Your Association government affairs department recommends support to candidates that are pro-business and friendly to our industry. We strive to...

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Earning a national credential can help elevate your skill set and take your career in the multifamily industry to the next level. With five...

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Drainage issues are a common headache for property managers, and they become especially evident as watering increases during the summer months. The...

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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...

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Look out Millennials, Generation Z is gaining ground. This group of individuals — born between the mid-1990s and 2010 — are beginning to...

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Thank you to all the leaders and members who attended June Awards last month. It was such a great time to celebrate Brandon Rich’s year as...

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I am a new regional director for a company expanding into the local market. Right off we have positions unfilled at several of our apartment...

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Nominations Now Accepted Through July 15.

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I’m a maintenance professional and I enjoy moving in residents who appreciate our efforts to provide a quality apartment home. Recently I have...

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US Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado Congressional District 6 and industry representatives Matt Pacheco, Joint Legislative Advisory Council Chair; Scott...

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Developing a successful marketing strategy for your community has a variety of components. While an online presence is important to attract...

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Overall, most tenants are good. They carry out the prime directive by paying their rent on time, and don't bother other folks, including your...

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“The grass is greener over there” - We have all thought it once or twice; maybe it was about someone we were dating, our jobs, our cars...

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By Courtney Clark, 2018 Education Conference & Trade Show Speaker How these Four Surprising Stress Symptoms Might Be Sabotaging Your Work ...

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The general election to elect next year's Owner and Supplier directors will take place through April 30 at noon. There are one (4) owner director...

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By Traci Brown, 2018 Education Conference & Trade Show Speaker From projecting self-confidence in an interview to landing a hot date, never...

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By Jennifer Hanzlick, 2018 Education Conference & Trade Show Speaker Most people get their information about hoarding disorder from the TV...

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By Terri Norvell, 2018 Education Conference & Trade Show Speaker The skills that got you to where you are today will not be the skills that get...

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At my age, I have the earned perspective to see what has been and what may be. Do you remember the Woman’s Division? It was started back in...

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I am a Maintenance Supervisor with a team of four. I mostly enjoy my assignment which I’ve had for about a year, but I find that I am managing...

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NAA/NMHC have been in close contact with Rep. Luetkemeyer and other key allies to share insights into how the industry uses consumer data and how we...

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With so many stories concerning sexual harassment in the media today, it is important that housing professionals and maintenance staff have a...

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As part of the budget agreement reached on February 7 to keep the government open, two tax incentives that support energy efficiency investments in...

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Christopher Dean: The way we do business in the Apartment industry, our tools and resources etc. have obviously changed a lot over the course of 50...

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I’m an experienced maintenance tech. I recently became aware that my company is considering offering me a maintenance supervisor position....

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Is 2018 the year that Congress finally passes housing finance reform and puts an end to the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? Housing...

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In today’s complex digital landscape, email marketing is the most commonly used digital media marketing tactic. Currently, 3.3 billion people...

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When I first got started in the multifamily industry as a leasing consultant I thought I was going to be rock star. I really did. Prior to getting...

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The 2018 AAMD Economic Conference was the official kick of the Apartment Association’s 50th Anniversary, where over the course of the year...

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AAMD is proud to announce the following industry icons and Association leaders as our 2018 inductees to the AAMD Hall of Fame. The following...

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AAMD is proud to announce the Keynote Speaker for the 2018 Education Conference and Trade Show, John O'Leary! John's book, "On Fire: The 7 Choices...

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Average rents in Denver fell for the second quarter in a row, dropping to $1,396 at the end of 2017 down from $1,420 three months prior....

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A parable is told of Arkad of Babylon. When his son reached adulthood and prepared to journey out into the world, Arkad gave the young man a bag...

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By Mark Montini Leadership is arguably the most valuable asset an organization can possess but yet, for some reason, it almost always seems...

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As we (Denver Community Planning & Development) prepare to implement the Denver Green Roofs Ordinance beginning January 1, we have drafted a...

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By Terri Norvell The challenge of running an organization or property full of independent, smart, willing- to-learn people can be a bit...

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We are proud to partner with the City of Denver’s new LIVE Denver affordable housing program. The City of Denver has issued a “Call...

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Vacancy Up, Rents Down Amid Record Construction Levels Average rents fell $8 between the second and third quarter of 2017 and average vacancy...

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Legislative advocacy is one of the primary pillars of the association. From time to time, we have to call on our members to stand up and fight...

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In order for a multifamily developer to be successful, they must approach their target residents where they are. In the past, this meant placing...

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Most Landlords, Property Managers/Owners and Real Estate Agents are well aware of the federal Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) and its...

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A new Maintenance Apprenticeship Program (MAP) launched earlier this summer through the Apartment Association of Metro Denver. 24 students were...

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Over the past few years, our state’s multifamily rental housing industry has observed significant increased demand, especially in the Denver...

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Question I’m a regional vice president experiencing more difficulty holding onto key team members. The economy is returning and offering more...

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As members of AAMD, we want you to know about the latest events, classes, industry trends and legislative news. This new website is the first step...

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Welcome to the new Apartment Association of Metro Denver website! AAMDHQ.org has a brand new look and features to optimize your member experience! ...

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1st Place Team & Owner's Cup Winner with a score of 61: Holland Partner GroupDarrow Rogers, Bob Coppess, Garth Renall, Pete Stachell 2nd Place...

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Keep your eye out for the following two :30 spots on Facebook and Twitter throughout the month of May - directing people to ProApartments.com!

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Vacancy rates dipped and rents edged up as Denver set another record in apartment construction in the first three months of 2017, according to the...

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Campaign to Run Through End of May by Christopher Dean In preparation for Apartment Careers Month in April, and National Apartment Day on April 6,...

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The AAMD Education Advisory Council (EAC) has worked hard to develop five new seminars for the spring education calendar. The EAC determined the...

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Quarterly decrease is the largest dollar amount decrease ever in Metro Denver by Christopher Dean For the second quarter in a row the average cost...

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AAMD President reflects on Mark Sanborn's influence in his career by Derek Avery Over the course of my career, no book has had a greater...

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Washington D.C. UpdateGreg Brown What happens next? What can we expect from a Trump White House? And GOP majorities in both Houses of Congress? With...

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Colorado GOP Will Control the Senate, House of Representatives Remains in Democrat Control Your Apartment Association government affairs team...

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by Christopher Dean Denver-metro rents decreased for the first time in nearly three years. Average rents fell from $1,371 to $1,368...

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The Apartment Association of Metro Denver has earned a 2016 ASAE Power of A Silver Award for it's New Talent Initiative, which focused on promoting...

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by NAA/NMHC The Labor Department issued its final rule on May 18 that lifts the overtime pay threshold from $23,660 to $47,476 – impacting...

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by Betty Knecht Ed Schell, CAS, will be honored at the NAA Education Conference this month with the CAS Designee of the Year award. Ed has a...

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Brooke Chesnut will be presenting multiple presentations at the 2016 Education Conference. by Brooke Chesnut The demographics of today’s...

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Amy Kosnikowski-Dilisio will be presenting multiple presentation at the 2016 Education Conference on May 25. by Amy...

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A robust Denver metro area apartment market is good news for job seekers as the Apartment Association of Metro Denver (AAMD) promotes an aggressive...

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What Maintenance Staff Should and Should Not Do by Debbie Wilson Maintenance staff are hardworking, skilled members of a Housing providers staff. ...

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by Chris Abernathy and Amy Gillaspie As the Maintenance Olympics draws near, we thought it would be important to spotlight the importance of our...

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by Carol Levey I am a community manager with a team of seven. I enjoy my assignment which I’ve had for about a year but I’m finding...

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Estimated 6,000 families positively impacted since 1991 Since 1991, the Apartment Association of Metro Denver has partnered with Family Homestead, a...

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Former Denver Bronco Terrell Davis will be the Keynote Speaker at our Education Conference and Trade Show on May 25! Terrell Davis helped lead...

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