Industry Stakes Out Its Position on Tax Reform | National Apartment Association

Industry Stakes Out Its Position on Tax Reform


Apartments Win in Arizona Legislature; Tulsa Expands Fair Housing Protections

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April 29, 2015
On the Hill
Tax Reform

Industry Makes Tax Reform Proposal Top of MindNAA/NMHC have submitted the apartment industry’s recommendations on tax reform to the Senate Finance Committee. Tax reform is a key issue for the multifamily industry because real estate depends on the free-flow of capital and after-tax rates of return… Read More

Employee Criminal Background Checks Get First Hearing in the 114th CongressLegislation that would make employers’ use of credit or criminal records a job-related and business necessity got its first hearing with a House Committee on Education and the Workforce Subcommittee. The bill would also prohibit the use of this information as the basis for disparate impact liability… Read More

Copyright Office Releases Exhaustive Report on Music LicensingThe U.S. Copyright Office has released a report providing a detailed analysis of the basics of music copyright and licensing rules, identifying challenges in the current system and recommending improvements… Read More

Around the Nation

Apartment Industry Wins Big in Arizona as Legislature AdjournsThree critical pieces of legislation championed by the Arizona Multihousing Association were signed into law as the Arizona Legislature adjourned… Read More

LA County Loosens Restrictions on Ex-Offenders to Qualify for Section 8The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has voted to ease restrictions on ex-offenders who are applying to the Housing Choice Voucher Program… Read More

Tulsa City Council Expands Fair Housing ProtectionsThe Tulsa City Council has voted unanimously to pass an ordinance amendment that would expand protected classes under the city’s fair housing laws to include gender identity and sexual orientation… Read More

Advocacy Connections

Read Between the Lines: The Truth Behind Media RelationsThere are a lot of buzz words floating around PR and media relations world, but your “story” is the one that actually has some value. Fortunately, the apartment industry already has a leg up. We’re in the business of providing people with homes, and that’s as powerful a story as any… Read More

Recent NAA/NMHC Comment Letters

Tenant Income Verification Relief Act of 2015

House and Senate: American Community Survey

Basic Allowance for Housing

In This Issue...
  • Tax Reform
  • Criminal Background Checks
  • Music Licensing
  • Section 8
  • Fair Housing
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