April 2022 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in FAA
The official website for the in-person 2022 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show is now live with details about speakers, sessions, schedules, sponsors, a trade show floor map, and much more. View the details and then register before July 13 using the promo code SEED to get the best rate.

Bulk registration discounts are as follows:

  • 5–14 full conference registrants (full conference + APAC event and/or full conference) — take 5% off the total. 
  • 15–24 full conference registrants (full conference + APAC event and/or full conference) — take 10% off the total. 
  • 25+ full conference registrants (full conference + APAC event and/or full conference) — take 15% off the total.

All registrants must work for the same company and must register for the entire conference. For more information, email rona@faahq.org.
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"Local governments should avoid falling prey to failed policies such as rent control. Orange County leaders should instead focus on identifying real solutions, including removing barriers to housing construction."

Rent control would exacerbate Orange County’s housing shortage by driving new investment in housing construction and business elsewhere. Policymakers should look no further than St. Paul, where multifamily building permits are down 80% since the city enacted a rent control policy. For years, the apartment industry has expressed concern regarding Florida’s limited rental housing supply and offered effective solutions to address the challenge..."

Read more from News 6.
From NAA
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month and NAA is offering complimentary webinars for rental housing professionals. Presented in partnership with the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, learn strategies for leaving work stress onsite, dealing with trauma, recognizing and managing employee burnout and more.
Click here to learn more and register.
NAA continues to be featured in publications nationwide discussing the ongoing challenges the industry faces as well as the steadfast efforts of our association to support our members. Check out NAA’s media placements for March here. 
The pandemic has afforded owners and operators the opportunity to rethink their outdoor amenity offerings. Read more from units.
Supplier Updates
FAA's Florida Suppliers Council will meet on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., in the Seacrest Ballroom Salon D at the Opal Grand Oceanfront Resort & Spa (10 N. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach, FL 33483). The meeting will be followed by a panel presentation, Multifamily's Future: Jumping the Hurdles Together, from 4 to 5 p.m.

The panel presentation will discuss:

  • The current state of the market and predictions of future trends
  • Obstacles and opportunities in the industry
  • How suppliers can help turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones

Advance registration is required. Learn more.
Nominations for the Florida Suppliers Council chair, vice chair, and secretary are open. The FSC chair is the suppliers' liaison to FAA leadership as associates' vice president on the FAA executive committee. FSC officers hold positions on various other FAA committees as well. Email ralph@faahq.org for more information. Download a form here and submit it no later than Monday, July 25, 2022.
FAA offers opportunities to reach prospects at events throughout the year, including a new advertising opportunity now available on the supplier directory. Learn more.
Upcoming Events
FAA is a federation of nine local affiliates, representing more than 880,000 apartment homes in Florida. All community, management company, and supplier members in good standing of a local affiliate are automatically members of FAA and NAA.

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