Saturday, January 29, 2022

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.

Dealing With Opioid Addiction In The Workplace

Opioid addiction in the workplace is the Grace Hill training tip of the week. By Ellen Clark Around 70 percent of employers, including those in multifamily, have seen some impact of prescription drug use on their...
4 Ways to Reduce Rental Property Maintenance and Repair Costs

Rental Housing Maintenance Company Keepe Comes To Portland

A new rental housing maintenance company is up and running in Portland to lend an extra maintenance hand to property managers trying to keep up with tenant repair requests. Keepe, a maintenance company which is...
HVAC System Ready For Spring

4 Reasons HVAC Should Be Top Of Your Maintenance List

Air conditioning, ventilation and heating, referred to as HVAC,  issues top the maintenance list for many property managers who say it is the No. 1 issue they have to deal with. And, the No....

Pet Friendly Companies Help Engage, Retain Employees

Employees at pet friendly companies are highly bonded to their job and more engaged in their work when employers offer pet-friendly benefits to workers, according to a new study. The recent study by Nationwide Insurance...

Can You Legally Maintain A Marijuana-Free Workplace Around Your Rentals?

If marijuana is legal in your state, can you maintain a marijuana-free workplace around your rental properties? The Grace Hill training tip of the week focuses on some of the confusing issues around marijuana and rental properties. By...

Reasonable Accommodation vs. Modification And Who Pays?

When a potential tenant asks for a reasonable accommodation or a modification for your apartments, do you know the difference? The Grace Hill training tip of the week focuses on reasonable accommodation vs modification and what you...
Top 5 Apartment Maintenance Emergencies vs. Maintenance Requests

7 Common Maintenance Emergencies And What To Do

Maintenance emergencies are a nightmare for property managers and tenants so this week the maintenance checkup from Keepe will discuss how to handle 7 common maintenance emergencies. Most of the scenarios we will discuss present the possibility of...

Apartment Jobs In Maintenance Continue In High Demand

Apartment jobs in maintenance continue to be in high demand as leasing and property management jobs have leveled off, according to quarterly jobs report from The National Apartment Association Education Institute. The new jobs report...

Leaking Toilets Key To Saving Money And Water In Apartments

How to save money and water in apartments is the passion of entrepreneur Richard Lamondin Jr., who has founded a company to take on the challenge of both saving water and helping apartment owners, landlords...
Landlord Hank what do i do about second-hand smoke in my apartment?

Do You Have A Smoke-Free Policy That Adequately Protects Residents?

Have you thought about your smoke-free policy or no-smoking policy and whether it adequately protects residents who need a smoke-free environment? The Grace Hill training tip of the week focuses on this issue and new HUD rules...