“I do not know what flavors each of you are. But y’all are lifesavers”. This sweet sentiment was one of many heartfelt remarks made by Mrs. Davis as her home was transformed from a damaged safety risk to an enjoyable living space for her and her extended family. Continue Reading
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Jeff and Tamara are planet friendly with a passion for finding items that can be reused. One person’s Junk may be someone else’s treasure. Continue Reading
Patrick Moss (center of the front row) with his 2023 CAMT class Patrick Moss needed a little extra gas money back in 2016, so he took a temp job as a porter/maintenance technician. That temporary job became permanent and now he is a Senior Service Technician with Greystar based in Seattle... Continue Reading
Important Update on Seattle’s Rent Control Trigger Ordinance WMFHA’s government affairs team has maintained a very watchful eye on Seattle City Councilmember (CM) Kshama Sawant’s rent control trigger ordinance, playing a significant part in the lobbying that has occurred... Continue Reading
Dear members of the Apartment Industry, On May 30, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) issued a Request for Input on tenant protections. This exercise could result in the adoption of a range of negative policies including national rent control, a “source of income” mandate... Continue Reading
Tacoma Tenant Protections Take Effect July 24, 2023 Continue Reading
Although WMFHA has not endorsed Seattle city council candidates for the primary, GA staff have been active in candidate interviews through the Seattle Chamber and other loosely affiliated business groups. Through the process business leaders have recognized stand outs in each race that align with... Continue Reading
The Washington Multi-Family Housing Association (WMFHA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Carter Nelson as its new Public Affairs Manager, effective July 10, 2023. Carter brings a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of housing policy and advocacy to her role at WMFHA. As Public... Continue Reading
What happens if you host a webinar, and nobody comes? We don’t know because we had almost 100 attendees for the 2023 Legislative Update Webinar. On Wednesday, July 12 WMFHA Education and Government Affairs team members updated members on the recent bills passed during the 2023 legislative... Continue Reading
On Monday June 19, WMFHA GA staff joined fellow real estate industry advocates to discuss priorities for the upcoming legislative session. Hosted by the Washington Business Property Association, the annual WREC meeting is a chance for real estate and property rights advocates to discuss concerns... Continue Reading
Peak leasing season in the U.S. is between May and August when there are the most residents looking for apartment homes. This time is hugely important for the multi-family industry. Standing out from the competition is important year-round, but it becomes essential during the summer... Continue Reading
“When I was president, it was a different day. The bulk of the skill set was being able to sell our product: membership to WMFHA. Now the product is self-sustaining; it’s an empire.” Kari explains. “I can only stand back and be proud of all that has changed." Continue Reading