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Property Management Companies at Business Exchange 2019
Property Management Companies at Business Exchange 2019

Want a chance for personal, dedicated time with some of these prominent residential property management companies? Register for our 8th annual Business Exchange on August 9, 2019, for access to key decision makers. Pick your top 10-12 choices and you will get at least eight appointments throughout... Continue Reading

Postedby Tricia Johnson
Date posted06/12/2019


Who Wants Affordable Housing?
Who Wants Affordable Housing?

As published in Rental Housing Journal's May 2019 On-Site Who Wants Affordable Housing? Apparently, not Oregon. Oregon’s horrendous newly adopted statewide rent control law has opened Pandora’s box. It threatens real... Continue Reading

Postedby Jim Wiard (deleted)
Date posted06/5/2019


Seattle Publishes 2019 MFTE Rents
Seattle Publishes 2019 MFTE Rents

The Seattle Office of Housing published the 2019 maximum income and rent schedules for the various income-restricted housing programs operating within the City of Seattle limits. Schedules for the various programs can be found here. For participants in the Multi-Family Tax Exemption (MFTE)... Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted06/3/2019


Supplier Spotlight: One Way Carpet Restoration
Supplier Spotlight: One Way Carpet Restoration

We are highlighting our wonderful Supplier Partner members to share the great work they do for our industry and the unique qualities they bring to the table. Companies like One Way Carpet Cleaning and Restoration is a good reason why you should keep Members Using Members (MUM's the word) top of... Continue Reading

Postedby Kelly Wakefield (deleted)
Date posted05/30/2019


Warm Member Welcome!
Warm Member Welcome!

We think our new members are WMFHAbulous! Management Companies Properties Supplier Partners Milestone Property Management Gateway by Vintage Bartlett Tree Experts OMNI Group Mysa Vac-Tec Septic & Water LLC Ethos Community Pacific Office Automation Riverwest... Continue Reading

Postedby Kelly Wakefield (deleted)
Date posted05/17/2019


What does Seattle do with MFTE Rents?
What does Seattle do with MFTE Rents?

On April 24, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the 2019 Median Income schedules which set limits for certain housing assistance programs in the country. For Washington, "Median Income" increased 6.4% from $81,100 to $86,300 per year. HUD has published... Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted05/8/2019


Credential Holder Spotlight: Becky Sanders, CAPS
Credential Holder Spotlight: Becky Sanders, CAPS

Biography: I have been in the multifamily housing industry for 25 years this September, beginning my career as a Leasing Agent. I am now an Asset Manager with First Pointe Management Group, overseeing our Washington Portfolio. Over the years I have worked in Fee Management and Owner Managed,... Continue Reading

Postedby Sloane Cerbana
Date posted05/3/2019


Members Fighting Hunger
Members Fighting Hunger

Thank you for making a difference in our communities with Northwest Harvest and Move For Hunger! TOP COMMUNITIES THIS QUARTER: 1. The Century (Pillar Properties): 358 lbs = 298 meals 2. On the Park Apartments (Security Properties Residential): 300 lbs. = 250 meals 3. Riverside Park Apartments... Continue Reading

Postedby Kelly Wakefield (deleted)
Date posted04/30/2019


Maintenance Mania! 2019 Winners
Maintenance Mania! 2019 Winners

Smart Burner Heating Element: Winner: Brendon Walsh, Allied Residential Runner Up: Anel Hasagic, Allied Residential Smart Comfort Air Conditioner: Winner: Max Feoktistov, Avenue5 Residential Runner Up: Omar Champan, FPI Management Kidde Fire... Continue Reading

Postedby Tricia Johnson
Date posted04/19/2019


Our New Members Are #WMFHAbulous!
Our New Members Are #WMFHAbulous!

Management Companies: Lincoln Property Company Quantum Residential Properties: Northstar Apartments Milwaukee Park Southside by Vintage Andante Apartments Brooklyn 65 City Center Lynnwood Linden Flats Reserve at Auburn The Savoy Vida Apartments Redmond Hills Uptown Kirkland... Continue Reading

Postedby Kelly Wakefield (deleted)
Date posted04/18/2019


Legislative Update: Two Weeks Remain
Legislative Update: Two Weeks Remain

Wednesday, April 17, marks the final day the legislature may consider a proposal from the opposite house. The remaining time is devoted to concurrence votes (more below) and items that are necessary to implement the budget (taxes). Last week was busy for the legislature, passing a number of... Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted04/15/2019


A Review of the State Budget Proposals
A Review of the State Budget Proposals

The Democratic Party may have the majority in both chambers of the Washington State Legislature, but their proposed Biennium Operating Budgets couldn’t be more different. Now the question has been raised: are we going into a special session? The main difference between the two budgets?... Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted04/1/2019