Wednesday, July 21
Post-Pandemic and Beyond
The pandemic changed how we interact with residents and manage day-to-day business. Join us to discuss changes to the industry and speculate where we go from here.
Understanding Website Accessibility
The apartment industry faces continued changes to FHA and ADA website compliance. Learn about new requirements and the latest legal challenges.
Navigating Eviction Moratoriums Orders
Learn about state courts' interpretation of Federal Orders and discuss eviction moratoria and legal challenges to them along with an update of federal moratoria as the CDC Order is set to expire.
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Risky Business: Insurance and Liability
Best practices, annual fee caps, and required limits, and limitations on liability. Come learn about these and other insurance-related issues in the apartment industry.
COVID-19 Modernizing the Legal Process
Join us for a moderated open discussion on how COVID-19 forced changes to court systems across the country.
The Lowdown on Synthetic Fraud
Synthetic fraud is a pervasive problem. The primary challenge for the industry is fabricated applicant information, in which fraudsters combine real and fake information to create a new identity. Learn how operators are tackling these challenges and managing their risk.
Thursday, July 22
Homelessness is a Housing Problem
Housing insecurity affects low- and moderate-renters across the country with COVID-19 putting many at greater risk for homelessness. While there is a light at the end of the tunnel, it will be a long road to recovery. It is imperative that we address housing supply shortages moving forward to reduce this tension. Join us as we open GART with this important session.
Tell Me More, Tell Me More about Renters’ Choice
Coined as the low-cost alternative to security deposits, “renter’s choice” legislation has seen increased interest since the pandemic began. Join us as we discuss security deposit alternatives, their effectiveness, and the impact that this legislation has on renters and housers.
Resident Screening Technology: The Next Generation
Housing providers utilize resident screening policies and tools to mitigate their risk. ensure objective decision-making, and importantly, preserve equal housing opportunity. If you are interested in the latest technologies and housing policy trends, this session is for you!
Inclusionary Zoning: You’re Just Too Good to Be True
Often proposed as a small piece of a city’s larger housing affordability strategy, inclusionary zoning (IZ) has the potential to generate massive instability in local housing markets. Hear from developers and our industry’s advocates as they discuss the impact of IZ policy and where governing bodies can create equity across all stakeholders.
Lunch on Own
State & Local Roundtable
It’s everyone’s favorite session. Grab a seat and a notepad as we sit down to hear about the trials and tribulations of your colleagues across the country from California to the New York Island!
You Gotta Fight for Your Right to…Counsel?
Since New York City became the first in the nation to guarantee legal representation for low-income renters in eviction court, several others, most recently Washington state, have followed suit. Join us as we discuss the pitfalls and unexpected consequences.
Friday, July 23
Breakfast/Federal Legislative and Regulatory Update
Understanding NAA’s Housing Affordability Initiative
Housing insecurity affects low- and moderate-renters across the country with COVID-19 putting many at greater risk for homelessness. While there is a light at the end of the tunnel, it will be a long road to recovery. It is imperative that we address housing supply shortages moving forward to reduce this tension. Join us as we close GART with this important session.