Friday, August 19, 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.

Apartment Maintenance Technician Jobs In High Demand In Portland And Seattle

Apartment Maintenance Technician Jobs In High Demand In Portland And Seattle

This month’s jobs report from the National Apartment Association (NAA) shows that apartment maintenance technician jobs in Portland and Seattle had the highest demand across the country. The need for people to fill apartment-maintenance technician...
septic systems and rental property

How to Educate Tenants On Septic Systems

How to help tenants understand septic systems and what it takes to maintain them to avoid problems is the maintenance checkup this week provided by Keepe. If your rental property has a septic system, you must...

HUD Charges Landlords With Discrimination Against Combat Veteran With Assistance Animal

Landlords who refused to waive the pet deposit for the dog of a combat veteran with an assistance animal have been charged with discrimination and violating the Fair Housing Act, by the U.S. Department...
Upgrades That Can Lead To Rent Increases

Upgrades That Can Lead To Rent Increases

Property managers and landlords are always looks for the types of upgrades that can lead to rent increases so here are some ideas. By Lucas Bergman It’s in your best interest, as a landlord, to keep...
How To Deal With The Most Common Pests In Rental Housing

How To Deal With The Most Common Pests In Rental Housing

Pests in rental housing can be a real headache for property managers so here is a guide to the common pests and how to deal with them. When you start thinking about pest control as...
Rent Payment Issues Primarily Send Property Managers To Court

Rent Payment Issues Primarily Send Property Managers To Court

It’s simple economics when rents go up, rent payment issues go up, because it becomes harder for people to afford leasing an apartment. By Ellen Calmas For for most typical renters, working class families, recent college graduates,...
Smart Home Automation For Multifamily

Smart Home Automation For Multifamily

Sponsored Blog Sean Miller President, PointCentral Smart Apartment Control is a subset of the worldwide Internet of Things (IoT) movement, in which products are constantly being introduced that allow the remote control of components in a home...
How to Maintain Clean Sliding Door Tracks For Your Rental Property

How to Maintain Clean Sliding Door Tracks For Your Rental Property

How to clean and maintain sliding door tracks is the rental property maintenance checkup this week provided by Keepe. Has dirt built up in the tracks of your sliding doors? Dirt can easily build up in sliding...
Bad Rental Apartment Floor

Ways to Cover Up a Bad Rental Apartment Floor

A bad rental apartment floor can be an issue for many property managers so here are some ideas to help. By Tracey Clayton If there’s anything that can put you off of a decent rental property,...
Slow Down Your Decision Making To Avoid Unconscious Bias

Slow Down Your Decision Making To Avoid Unconscious Bias

The Grace Hill training tip this week asks if you are too quick to judge sometimes and could that lead to unconscious bias in your housing decisions? By Ellen Clark Shortcuts can be based on social norms and...