Thursday, August 8, 2013
Apartment Industry Colleagues,And so the August Congressional Recess…I mean “work period”…has arrived. Like kids exiting the classroom for their hard-won summer break, members of Congress flee the Capitol for friendlier climes (they hope) in their home states. The five-week recess will be occupied with town hall meetings, campaign events, fundraising and fact-finding trips to places around the...
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Apartment Industry Colleagues,The August Congressional recess is coming, which means it’s time for everyone to make their annual call to their members of Congress to schedule some time to talk about issues impacting the apartment industry. Each year we do these meetings on the home turf of our Representatives and Senators to impress upon them that what they do in Washington impacts apartment...
Monday, June 3, 2013
Dear Apartment Industry Colleagues,When he eventually pens his memoirs, it is safe to say that the President will not look upon the spring of 2013 with much fondness. The White House now fights an investigations and public relations battle on three fronts – more questions about the Administration’s handling of the attacks on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, revelations about Department of Justice...
Monday, April 29, 2013
Dear Apartment Industry Colleagues,
It has been a tough month since the last edition of the Capitol Update. Much has occurred both inside and outside the halls of the Congress that impacts the apartment industry on levels both personal and political.
The Boston bombings affected the apartment industry on a very personal side. One of those seriously injured by the bombings is one of our own....