Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Management & Maintenance

This department of Rental Housing Journal is your source for property management and maintenance information. Whether you’re an independent landlord, portfolio manager, on-site community manager, leasing agent or apartment maintenance professional, the site is dedicated to bringing tips, best practices and information to help make your job easier and keep you up to date and educated.

A guide to provide strategies and insights to help property managers and staff avoid fair-housing retaliation claims.

Navigating the Waters of Resident Relations: A 2024 Guide to Help Prevent Retaliation Claims

A guide to provide strategies and insights to help property managers and staff avoid fair-housing retaliation claims. By The Fair Housing Institute Navigating the complexities of property management includes dealing with fair-housing claims, a task that...
 While challenges in the multifamily industry are inevitable, owners and operators can implement strategies to stay ahead of the game

Stay Ahead of the Game: Avoiding Multifamily Hurdles Before They Occur

While challenges in the multifamily industry are inevitable, owners and operators can implement strategies to stay ahead of the game and overcome their effects. By Gregory Lozinak Anyone involved in the multifamily industry has witnessed the...
Here are 8 reasons to use property management software for maintenance requests to improve communication between landlords and tenants.

8 Reasons to Manage Maintenance Requests with Property Management Software

Here are 8 reasons to use property management software for managing rental maintenance requests to improve communication between landlords and tenants. By Eli Secor One of the most stressful parts of being a landlord is getting...
Managing conflicting accommodation requests demands a balanced approach that respects the rights and needs of all residents.

Managing Conflicting Accommodation Needs In Fair Housing

Managing conflicting accommodation requests demands a balanced approach that respects the rights and needs of all residents. By The Fair Housing Institute Navigating the complexities of accommodation requests under the Fair Housing Act is essential for creating...
Advanced fair housing training looking at domestic violence, criminal history, emotional support animals and sexual harassment training.

Advanced Fair Housing Training – A Professional Resolution

Advanced fair housing training looking at domestic violence, criminal history, emotional support animals and sexual harassment training. By The Fair Housing Institute What’s your New Year's resolution? Save money? Exercise more? Typically we focus on personal...
My Tenant Wants To Repaint His Unit – What Should I Do Landlord Hank??

My Tenant Wants To Repaint His Unit – What Should I Do?

When a tenant wants to repaint his unit, a question that often comes up, should we let the a new tenant repaint his unit? On his page,  Ask Landlord Hank answers questions from other...

7 Ways To Handle Noise Complaints In Rental Housing

Noisy tenants can be a real headache for landlords so here are some suggestions in 7 ways to handle noise complaints in rental housing the right way. By James Durr If you are the landlord of...
Your company may need leasing centralization especially if you have limited staffing and reduced resident service levels.

The Leasing Centralization Conundrum: When is the Right Time?

What are the indications your company may need leasing centralization especially if you have limited staffing and reduced resident service levels. By Katie Nelson  Seldom part of the apartment sector’s vernacular prior to 2020, the term...
Frozen pipes in rentals - are they a big deal is the question several landlords were asking this week for Ask Landlord Hank. 

Landlord Hank: Are Frozen Pipes In Rentals A Big Deal?

Frozen pipes in rentals - are they a big deal is the question several landlords were asking this week for Ask Landlord Hank. Remember Hank is not an attorney and he is not offering legal...
Here are the top 10 features in apartments – as well as the top 10 community amenities – today’s renters say they want

Top 10 Features and Amenities Today’s Renters Want

Here are the top 10 features in apartments – as well as the top 10 community amenities – today’s renters say they want, based on the 2024 NMHC and Grace Hill Renter Preferences Survey...