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Residents Affected by the Partial Government Shutdown?
Residents Affected by the Partial Government Shutdown?

As you are probably aware, the U.S. Government entered a partial shutdown at midnight on Saturday, Dec. 22. The shutdown is now in its second week and almost 800,000 people are either furloughed or working without pay. Though apartment owners and operators cannot allow impacted residents to live... Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted01/3/2019


Advocate. Educate. Celebrate. In 2019!
Advocate. Educate. Celebrate. In 2019!

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Postedby Kelly Wakefield (deleted)
Date posted01/2/2019


Newest Members Round out 2018!
Newest Members Round out 2018!

We work for you! Management Companies: Modern Luxe Condos Spinnaker Property Management Safe Harbor Property Management Properties: Stratus Bella Vista Highlander Apts, LLC Solara Martha Lake Monterra Emmons on Third Pine Villa Resident Court Riverwalk Point I Supplier Partners: Lowe's... Continue Reading

Postedby Kelly Wakefield (deleted)
Date posted12/20/2018


Details About Tacoma's New Rental Housing Code
Details About Tacoma's New Rental Housing Code

Tacoma's Rental Housing Code Effective February 1, 2019 On November 20, Tacoma City Council passed an ordinance which creates specific renter protections for renters in the City of Tacoma. The law applies to properties in the City of Tacoma only. The majority of the new law becomes effective... Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted12/12/2018


You Raised $47,024 for Childhaven!
You Raised $47,024 for Childhaven!

You showed up during the season for giving to children and joined us in setting a new fundraising record for Holiday Giving Gala! You showed you care about the community and gave back even more than last year. Thanks to the 180 attendees, 5 sponsors, donors who gave 69 auction items, the... Continue Reading

Postedby Kelly Wakefield (deleted)
Date posted12/4/2018


How to Implement a Smoke-Free Housing Policy
How to Implement a Smoke-Free Housing Policy

Establishing a Smoke-Free policy in an apartment community has not only been a growing trend with rental housing providers in Washington and across the country but is now common place in our industry. Landlords nationwide and locally have developed a reasonable step-by-step process for... Continue Reading

Postedby Jim Wiard (deleted)
Date posted11/26/2018


Tacoma Passes Rental Housing Code
Tacoma Passes Rental Housing Code

After seven months of negotiations, the Tacoma City Council passed a Rental Housing Code on the evening of 11/20/18. The majority of the new laws become effective February 1, 2019, however, the Council passed an amendment speeding up the effective date of notice of rent increases. Beginning... Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted11/26/2018


Holiday Giving Gala Auction Items
Holiday Giving Gala Auction Items

At Holiday Giving Gala this year, you will find an array of gifts and goodies at the silent auction. Get your bids in early, because this year we will be shutting down the auction when dinner starts. Also, don't forget to buy a golden ticket for a chance to walk away with your first choice! Lunch... Continue Reading

Postedby Tricia Johnson
Date posted11/21/2018


Federal Way Seeks New Housing Business License Fee
Federal Way Seeks New Housing Business License Fee

Tonight, the Federal Way City Council will consider new sizable fees on multifamily developments, including those that offer on-site accessory parking or storage units to residents. Added fees are impediments to housing affordability. The city already assesses astronomical impact fees to... Continue Reading

Postedby Brett Waller
Date posted11/20/2018


Our New Members Are Awesome!
Our New Members Are Awesome!

Welcome to our new family members! Property Management Companies: Avanath Realty Inc. Bell Partners CWS Apartment Homes Hunt Pacific Management Corporation Milestone Companies Blue Rock Real Estate Supplier Partners: Commercial Fire Protection Properties: Affinity at... Continue Reading

Postedby Kelly Wakefield (deleted)
Date posted11/19/2018


Credential Holder Spotlight: Matt Steele, CAPS
Credential Holder Spotlight: Matt Steele, CAPS

Biography Matt brings over 13 years of managing multiple projects, growing revenue, and exceeding goals through strategic problem-solving. His experience in managing a diverse group of individuals has resulted in multiple staff promotions and consistent achievement of financial and operational... Continue Reading

Postedby Sloane Cerbana
Date posted11/7/2018


Prop 10 Goes Down Hard in CA, But the Fight is Not Over
Prop 10 Goes Down Hard in CA, But the Fight is Not Over

We heard California residents loud and clear defeat Proposition 10 62% to 38%. Prop. 10 would have overturned the state’s Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which bans local governments from imposing rent control on any apartment built since 1995. The act also bans rent control on any... Continue Reading

Postedby Jim Wiard (deleted)
Date posted11/7/2018