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  • Recycling incentives or credits for multifamily communities

    Does anyone have any experience with successful recycling incentives or credits for multifamily communities? We are considering developing an incentive program for DC to help increase tenant participation. I am aware of a pilot program in Tempe, Arizona where the city partnered with a Recyclebank...

  • Pre-occupancy mold and radon disclosure requirements for residential buildings

      The DC Council is considering a proposal, summarized below, to mandate pre-occupancy  mold and radon disclosures for residential buildings. Please advise if there are similar laws or pending legislation in your jurisdiction. Thank you. Nicola Whiteman     Nicola Y. Whiteman...

  • Federal Government Shutdown May Affect Multifamily Housing Programs

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has published a Contingency Plan for Possible Lapse in Appropriations detailing how it will manage through the shutdown. According to the plan: • Funding is uncertain for multifamily housing programs such as the Housing Choice...

  • Bedbug Laws

    How are owners/managers being affected by bed bug laws? For example, what impact, if any, has bed bug laws/regulation had on the operations of owners/managers? Are members reporting increased costs? Impacting ability to rent unit/marktability of building? Thank you. Nicola Y....

  • Source of Income -Protected Class?

    Hello!  We are facing legislation in Virginia seeking to include "source of income" as a protected class under the Virginia Fair Housing law.  I'd passed, this would mean that all properties in the state would have to accept Section 8 vouchers.  I would like to hear if anyone else...