NAA Press Releases

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Bradenton’s Kirk Downey Honored with 2023 NAA Lifetime Achievement Award

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ARLINGTON, Va. | December 5, 2023 – The National Apartment Association (NAA) has announced Kirk Downey as one of two 2023 NAA Lifetime Achievement Awards recipients. Downey was honored at NAA’s annual Assembly of Delegates, held in San Diego last month. An industry veteran with vast…

NAA Statement on FTC's Proposed Junk Fee Rule

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ARLINGTON, VA | October 11, 2023 – Statement from National Apartment Association (NAA) President & CEO Bob Pinnegar on the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed rule on junk fees:  “The National Apartment Association and our network of more than 92,000 members nationwide strongly support…

Research Finds 93 Cents of Every Rent Dollar Keep Apartments Running

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ARLINGTON, VA | September 26, 2023 – Updated research from the National Apartment Association (NAA) reveals that nationally, on average 93 cents of every rent dollar cover essential operational expenses and support local communities. In addition to national data, NAA’s research now provides…

NAA Announces 2023 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Grant and Scholarship Recipients

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ARLINGTON, VA | September 13, 2023 – The National Apartment Association (NAA) today announced the recipients of the 2023 Innovation in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (IDEI) Grant and the National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) Alexandra Jackiw Diversity, Equity and Inclusion…

Operational Efficiencies Are Top Industry Challenge, New Survey Shows

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ARLINGTON, VA | August 29, 2023 – The National Apartment Association (NAA) today released its 2023 Property Management Industry Pulse, which identifies rental housing’s most immediate concerns through the perspective of apartment professionals. In the survey, conducted in April 2023…

Broad Coalition of Housing Provider and Lending Associations Warns FHFA Against Rent Control

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Eighteen associations representing housing providers, lenders and residents today sent a letter to Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Sandra Thompson warning that mandatory rent control and rent stabilization policies will increase rents, reduce the capital needed to boost the…

NAA Response to White House Fee Announcement

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ARLINGTON, VA | July 19, 2023 – Statement from Bob Pinnegar, NAA President & CEO, in response to the White House announcement on fees in rental housing:  “Rental housing is a narrow-margin industry that exists to serve our renters and communities. Amenities and services come at…

NAA, NMHC Support the Introduction of Choice in Affordable Housing Act

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ARLINGTON, VA | July 13, 2023 – The National Apartment Association (NAA) and the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) applaud the introduction of the Choice in Affordable Housing Act, bipartisan legislation that aims to increase private sector participation in the Section 8 Housing Choice…

Lannon Quintana Wins Final Maintenance Mania National Championship

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ARLINGTON, VA | June 22, 2023 – Denver’s Lannon Quintana of Waterton Residential captured his second Maintenance Mania™ national championship title earlier this month. Quintana, a member of the Apartment Association of Metro Denver, was among 20 finalists who advanced from a pool of thousands of…

2023 NAA Excellence Awards Winners Announced

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ARLINGTON, VA | June 15, 2023 – The National Apartment Association (NAA) has announced the winners of the 2023 NAA Excellence Awards, an annual program that recognizes excellence and leadership across the rental housing industry. This year’s award recipients were formally recognized at a ceremony…