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7 Questions Landlords Have About Pets and Pet-Friendly Apartments

Here are 7 questions landlords have about pets and pet-friendly apartments as 72 percent of all renters now have pets and  the trend toward pet ownership is only going to grow. By John Triplett Owners, landlords...

Can I Say “No Pot In My Apartments” When It’s Legal In My State?

California just became the world's largest legal marijuana market. When pot is legal in a state, what issues does this present to property managers and landlords of rental properties? Can a property manager say...
The Scoop On How Pet DNA Testing Fixes Your Apartment Poop Problem

The Scoop On How Pet DNA Testing Fixes Your Apartment Poop Problem

Pets are a way of life in rental housing and if you want your rentals fully leased, pet owners are a key tenant demographic you want to keep and apartment pet DNA testing can...

Solving The Pet Pee Needs In An Urban High-Rise Apartment

How to solve pet pee needs in the middle of the night when you live in a high-rise apartment can be a real challenge. A San Diego start-up company has come up with a...

Why Is It So Hard To Build Affordable Housing In Portland?

A leader in the Portland affordable housing industry talks about why it took four years to get 40 units of affordable housing done from concept to opening and why it is so hard to...

Startup Company Tackling The Rental Property Maintenance Toothache

A new company is tackling the rental property maintenance challenges that face many landlords and property managers every day in managing rental housing.In an interview with Rental Housing Journal, Keepe Co-founder and CEO Rishi...

Apartment Pet Amenities Draw Millennial Tenants

Luxury style pet amenities are a new feature that apartment developers and property management companies are putting in place to draw the increasing number of younger tenants who have pets and want to rent.By...

3 Ways Property Managers Can Protect Themselves From Potentially Violent Tenants

What property managers and owners can learn from the shooting last year of two property managers in Portland following the eviction of a tenant. By John Triplett The two property managers who were shot by a...

Why Are Some Property Managers Not Solving Pet Poop Problems?

By John TriplettRental Housing JournalIf you do a search online for apartments and pet poop problems, there is no shortage of negative reviews from tenants about pet waste in apartment communities.The growing millennial generation...

Landlord, property managers bullied and harassed over rent increases

Tensions are rising between landlords and property managers, and tenant activists. Landlords and managers have been bullied over rent increases. And they face unpleasant demonstrations from activists as Portland struggles with a shortage of housing and rapidly...