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HOW TO APPLY FOR EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE FOR PROPERTY OWNERS (POP) DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION 1. Visit the Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention page...

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Colorado Apartment Association and its members started the Resident Relief Fund, which now has more than $120,000 in donations to help Coloradans...

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Denver (July 21, 2020) – Today, the Apartment Association of Metro Denver released Q2 2020 results from the quarterly Denver Metro Area...

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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...

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Apartment operators spend thousands of dollars and thousands of hours training their onsite leasing professionals. Faced with the new (temporary)...

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Being inundated with leads? Here’s a look at how marketing automation for multifamily properties can help in popular markets like the Denver...

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2002 AAMD President, Melanie Madonna Mary Kibble (Melanie Murphy) Melanie Madonna Mary Kibble - A devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Melanie...

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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...

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The Apartment Association of Metro Denver is proud to announce this year’s Person of Year is Peggy Panzer. Peggy quickly “stepped up to...

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DENVER (June 30, 2020) – RealPage, a data analytics firm for the real estate industry, reported that Colorado’s rent collection...

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Our 2020 legislative efforts saved the industry $252,049,000 during the next year. Many of the legislative victories we achieved this year cannot...

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Each year the Apartment Association recognizes someone as the “Person of the Year.” The following eight finalists for the award were...

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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...

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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...

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For many communities, the biggest value-add for leasing up is the resort-style swimming pool, on-site fitness center, Starbucks coffee bar, and...

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On April 24, President Trump signed into law The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Healthcare Enhancement Act (HR 266), allocating an additional...

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Are there standards, regulations, or executive orders involving public spaces inside apartments/complexes and landlord/property manager...

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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...

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At Echelon Property Group, we are seeing firsthand how the economic impact of this crisis is affecting our residents and neighbors. It has been...

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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...

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Aimco, a real estate investment trust (REIT) headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is one of the largest owners and operators of apartment homes in the...

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The National Apartment Association (NAA) has tirelessly advocated on behalf of the apartment industry and our members as the nation grapples with...

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QOZ. QOF. QOZBP. Most individuals who own or provide services for commercial real estate have heard these terms floating around, nevertheless how...

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What if one day you woke up and the entire country closed down?? Wait….that did happen! However, many suppliers to the apartment industry...

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These days, we’re all spending a little bit more time at home, a little less time socializing, and a lot more time distracted by what’s...

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There are two types of work from home people right now: the ones who work from home regularly and the ones who are having to do it out of emergency...

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Data collected through March 11 and is not inclusive of coronavirus impact Denver (April 24, 2020) – Today the Apartment Association of Metro...

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Last month, Governor Jared Polis provided an update on how the state is responding to COVID-19 and provided further clarification on what the...

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DENVER (April 17, 2020) – The Colorado Apartment Association is reporting that approximately 91% ofColorado renters were able to pay their...

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DENVER (April 13, 2020) – The Colorado Apartment Association has concerns about the Denver CityCouncil’s Proclamation No. 20-0350, set...

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Last month, the AAMD Hall of Fame elected to induct the following three individuals to the Hall of Fame based on their experience, leadership and...

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Call to ACTION: The Three Principles of FOCUS Vision / Commitment / Momentum FOCUS has been superseded by uncertainty, as a staggering number...

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DENVER (April 7, 2020) – The Colorado Apartment Association issued the following statement fromMark Williams, executive vice president of the...

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DENVER (April 8, 2020) – The Colorado Apartment Association today reported that 17.3% of residentswere late on rent as of April 6. The results...

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Tips to Protect Your Sanity Are Just A Click Away Fears about COVID-19 can certainly take an emotional toll but you’re not powerless. ...

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he American Red Cross responds immediately to more than 70,000 disasters each year, including house or apartment fires (the majority of disaster...

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Am I responsible to make sure residents at my community wear face masks? No member’s existing lease explicitly requires residents to wear a...

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Below are a few frequently asked questions we have received from apartment residents in Colorado as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that...

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During this unprecedented time of challenge and uncertainty all of our calendars have been completely overhauled. AAMD has adjusted most of our...

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Dear Supplier Members, The Governor (on a statewide level), the Mayors of Denver and Boulder (on local levels) and the Tri-County Health Depart (for...

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COLORADO APARTMENT ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES RESPONSE TO COVID-19 FOR COLORADO RENTAL HOUSING PROVIDERS DENVER (March 24, 2020) – Today the...

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We are Lincoln Charities. We are for people. Our goal is to try to add hope to an impossible situation and to reset things to zero financially to...

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I woke up this morning and scanned my iPhone. What did 3/17/20 have in store for me personally? First, I noticed it was March 17, - St....

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The below are best practices gleaned from various rental housing management companies throughout the region and do not represent recommendations...

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DENVER (March 17, 2020) – Following news of mandated closures throughout Colorado in therestaurant and hospitality industry, the Colorado...

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Every management company will do things differently – mindful that their top priority is the health and wellbeing of their residents and...

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DENVER (March 10, 2020) – Today, Drew Hamrick, senior vice president and general counsel at theColorado Apartment Association, offered a...

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Click here for the latest AAMD statement on emergency prepardeness (3/11/2020) Table of Contents NMHC: Coronavirus Preparedness for...

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Every October, Simpson Property Group hosts a Make a Difference Day event across the country. Employees select organizations to volunteer their time...

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There has never been a more important time to invest in your teams. According to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, the current...

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It’s time for the 2020 Census. Landlords have certain legal duties to assist with the Census and it is also in our industry’s best...

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The “roaring” 1920s was a decade of economic prosperity across the United States. New inventions like the automobile, the airplane, and...

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Our employees participate in the B.R.I.D.G.E. program by volunteering at any institution, agency or community service program. CWS contributions to...

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2020 Membership Challenge: January 28 - May 7 The AAMD Membership Challenge is on and our goal is simple. 100 New Members in 100 Days. (January...

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Quarterly results are the lowest growth in rents since 2011, but a worrisome slowdown in newunits could impact renters’ gains Denver (January...

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Last year the Colorado legislature enacted a new statute dealing with landlord and tenant obligations regarding bedbugs (C.R.S. 38-12-1001). The...

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We all have been dealing with current unemployment rates that are at an all-time low across the country and the Denver metropolitan area. Finding...

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IoT Trends and Tech in Commercial Real Estate Back during the turn of the 21st-century, businesses and commercial real estate professionals alike...

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The Apartment Association of Metro Denver recently completed the renovation and expansion of its current office space. The office now features an...

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National Model Shows that Denver Would Lose Estimated $462 Million in Property Value and $3.5 Million in Tax Revenue Denver (January 8, 2020)...

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2 days with Extreme Community Makeover, on multiple projects throughout the Denver Urban neighborhoods. Extreme Community Makeover is a partnership...

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At Zócalo, it is a core value to rebuild and strengthen vibrant, inclusive, equitable communities. We created the Zócalo Partnership...

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Mission Rock is proud to provide volunteer support to the Ronald McDonald House Charities. They are an independent nonprofit organization that...

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Starry, Inc., a technology and internet service member of AAMD has entered into a partnership with the Denver Housing Authority (DHA), Providing...

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Marketing teams today have a number of stakeholders. And we’re responsible for communicating effectively to all of those key stakeholders and...

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Average rents decreased slightly to $1,506 during the third quarter of 2019, according to the Denver Metro Area Apartment Vacancy and Rent survey...

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The new notice requirements of Colorado’s Warranty of Habitability (effective August 2, 2019) require a landlord to type, long before making...

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By Cassie Mahoney Ask every property manager what they wish they could get their residents to understand better, and I bet recycling falls into the...

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Your Ally to Increase Brand Awareness and Sell Your Product By Adriana Anderson The most important content marketing trend in 2019 is video....

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Starry, Inc., a technology and internet service member of AAMD has entered into a partnership with the Denver Housing Authority (DHA). They now...

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By Emily Klipp When it’s time to start promoting your next event on Facebook it can often be difficult to get timing and coordination down...

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With 2019 coming to an end, we’re taking a look into one of the most influential marketing platforms of the last decade – Social Media....

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If you’re a mid-sized property manager or apartment owner, you probably employ more than a 100 leasing agents. Combined, they probably...

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Denver City Councilwoman Robin Kniech recently expressed concern about housing affordability in Colorado in a commentary published by Colorado...

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Today’s residents are not just relying on Facebook recommendations or Craigslist to find their next multifamily apartment home. They are...

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Did you know that the most common source of new leads are referrals? Or that it costs 5 to 25 times more money to acquire new residents than to keep...

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Last summer I went to Africa with my seventeen-year-old son. We did some humanitarian work for a couple weeks in Ghana and then flew to Tanzania and...

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The record-breaking amount of new apartment construction in the last several years has yielded exactly what economists would predict: rent growth...

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It's budget season once again. The sound of pencils being sharpened, spreadsheet macros being tuned up and bottomless cups of coffee and Red Bulls...

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The Colorado General Assembly passed multiple landlord tenant bills this session. Two of these Bills (The Warranty of Habitability or...

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IROC Member and Friend, Allen Yockey Last month, we lost a beloved member of the AAMD family. Longtime apartment owner, AAMD member and friend,...

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FAST FACTS WITH SCOTT Born & Raised: Front range of Colorado with ties to Chicago Education Background: Inner city kid graduating from East...

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The Apartment Association of Metro Denver hosted its annual conference Summer Econ 2019. Every year, the conference attracts industry leaders and...

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Each year the Apartment Association recognizes someone as the “Person of the Year.” The following seven finalists for the award were...

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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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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...

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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 that...

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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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