CAA Connect: What Facebook workers want from apartment communities

Photo by Daniel Gaines Photography A panel of rental housing industry CEOs discussed industry trends during lunch at the Northern California Rental Housing Conference & Expo on Wednesday, April 9. From left is Tom Scott of Cambridge Management Co., Ron Granville of Woodmont Real Estate Services, Jeff Kimes of Irvine Company Apartment Communities and moderator Tom Bannon, CEO of the California Apartment Association.

When it comes to picking apartments, it’s no surprise that tech-worker tenants want opportunities for social networking. But we’re not talking about business centers where they can hunker down to like and post pictures or squeeze in an extra hour of programming. Just ask employees at Facebook, which surveyed its employees about the amenities they want in apartment living.

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Leno’s bill advances; senator told to address CAA concerns

A bill that could force many San Francisco landlords to stay in the rental housing business, even if they’re losing money, narrowly survived its first committee hearing Tuesday, April 8.

Sign up now for CAA’s 2014 Legislative Conference

Registration is now open for the California Apartment Association’s most anticipated event of the year. CAA, one of the most influential interest groups in the state, will hold its Legislative Conference on April 22 in Sacramento.

 

 

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CAA victory: Riverside County pulls new $1,200-per-unit impact fee from hearing

Thanks to CAA, Riverside County supervisors aren’t about to create a new development impact fee to put new beds in the county jail.

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RHA Sacramento Valley persuades Fire District to hold off on new tax

Strong opposition led by RHA Sacramento Valley persuaded the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District to put its proposed property tax assessment on hold.

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CAA letter points to problems with Ammiano’s anti-Ellis Act bill

The California Apartment Association has written a letter to Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, detailing several defects in his anti-Ellis Act bill before he presents it to an Assembly committee next week.

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Column: Spruce up for spring with these landscaping tips

Having a well-maintained landscape and common areas makes being outside pleasurable for your residents and adds value to your property. Here are a few tasks to ensure your landscape and common areas look beautiful throughout spring — and the many mont …

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Legal Q&A: Tenant with roommate moves, demands his share of deposit back now

Question: One of my tenants vacated the property and left his roommate behind. Both signed the rental agreement, and now the tenant who vacated is demanding his share of the security deposit be returned to him. Is he right? What should I do? Answer: Yo …

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Legal Q&A: Angry tenant flooding her apartment

Question: We have a tenant who has been provoking other tenants, so we gave her a 30-day notice. She is now very angry and has flooded her apartment and the three apartments below her by inserting a roll (still on the spool) of toilet paper into her to …

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Sign up now for CAA’s 2014 Legislative Conference

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2014 Series of Industry Partner Networking Breakfast02-13-2014Read More
CCRM Series – February 20 – April 23, 201402-20-2014Read More
Credit Screening Policies & Procedures04-15-2014Read More
CAA Management Webinar – Move In Process04-15-2014Read More
Fair Housing: It’s The Law04-16-2014Read More
8 Hour RRP EPA Lead Training. Fairfield04-17-2014Read More
Annual Legislative Conference04-22-2014Read More
Fair Housing: It’s The Law04-23-2014Read More
Fair Housing: It’s The Law04-29-2014Read More
Notices, Tenant Retention & Eviction Process04-30-2014Read More
CCRM Series – May 3 – May 17, 2014 – Executive Series05-03-2014Read More
16 Hour Asbestos Training – Class III (2 Days)05-06-2014Read More

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TitleStart DateInformation
2014 Series of Industry Partner Networking Breakfast02-13-2014Read More
CCRM Series – February 20 – April 23, 201402-20-2014Read More
Credit Screening Policies & Procedures04-15-2014Read More
CAA Management Webinar – Move In Process04-15-2014Read More
Fair Housing: It’s The Law04-16-2014Read More
8 Hour RRP EPA Lead Training. Fairfield04-17-2014Read More
Annual Legislative Conference04-22-2014Read More
Fair Housing: It’s The Law04-23-2014Read More
Fair Housing: It’s The Law04-29-2014Read More
Notices, Tenant Retention & Eviction Process04-30-2014Read More
CCRM Series – May 3 – May 17, 2014 – Executive Series05-03-2014Read More
16 Hour Asbestos Training – Class III (2 Days)05-06-2014Read More