September 2019 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in the FAA
Welcome to the New Florida APTitudes
FAA has refreshed its monthly e-newsletter to serve you better. We hope you will find it easier than ever to access the news you need and stay up to date with everything happening at FAA.

Did you know that FAA has an editorial advisory committee that meets in person and by teleconference several times a year? If you would like an opportunity to share your ideas for what you want to see in this e-newsletter as well as the quarterly Multifamily Florida magazine, let us know by sending an email to  communications@
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The 2019 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show blasts off this week with more education than ever before, plus a variety of networking opportunities and a trade show packed with solution providers to keep your business running smoothly. You can still register on-site at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek for the conference and trade show, as well as the Wednesday evening Isla de APAC fundraiser. Find out what you need to know before you go
Registration will open October 1 for the 2020 FAA Legislative Conference, to be held January 28-29 in Tallahassee. Learn more.
The annual FAA Legislative Platform Meeting will take place on Oct. 2 at noon at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, FL 32821. FAA members are encouraged to submit policy ideas and concerns prior to the meeting. Conference registration is not required to attend the platform meeting, but you must register for the platform meeting.
What's New Nationally
New research commissioned by the National Apartment Association (NAA) and the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and conducted by Hoyt Advisory Services confirms what those in the apartment industry have long known: Apartments and their residents provide a monumental contribution to the economy on a national, state and local levels. Read more
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With discussion of our nation’s complex housing affordability crisis hitting every level of government, lawmakers too often default to rent control policies as the one-size-fits all solution to the housing crunch – but over 30 years of research show those policies bring harm and unintended consequences. Read more.
Supplier Updates
The Sponsorship Opportunities and Exhibitor Prospectus is now available for the 2020 FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show, which will be held September 30 - October 2, 2020 at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Fla. View the 2020 prospectus.
The annual meeting of the FAA Florida Suppliers Council will take place Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. in the Flagler/Gilchrist meeting rooms at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, FL 32821. New FSC officers will be elected. View the agenda and slate of officers.
FAA offers opportunities to reach prospects at events throughout the year. Learn more.
Upcoming Events
FAA is a federation of 10 local affiliates , representing more than 700,000 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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