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For Multifamily Developers, It Is All About The Dogs
Multifamily has gone to the dogs. High-end pet facilities are becoming the must-have amenity, creating community and driving leasing. If developers and landlords see dogs as extended family members, they can go from pet peeves to a property's best friend. Click here for more information.
Special thank you to Alberto Amador with Valet Living for forwarding this article.

Event Highlight: Circle of Excellence
The largest SEFAA event of the year is right around the corner. On Friday, November 17, the South East Florida Apartment Association will host over 900 guests to recognize the apartment communities, companies, and individuals who have gone above and beyond for the success of the multifamily housing industry. Tickets are sold out for this sought-after event; however, you can still secure a seat by becoming a COE sponsor.

NAA News

New Names, Same Great Events
Did you know that your SEFAA membership also qualifies you as a member of NAA? Throughout the year, NAA members can attend any number of dynamic meetings, conferences and trade shows. Network with peers and professionals. Hear from thought leaders and trend watchers. Meet new suppliers and vendors. And most of all, have fun.
Click here for the full schedule of meetings and events.

Secrets for Managing Renewals
Renewals are as much art as science, especially in a changing market. Managing both residents’ expectations is a key part of the process.
Click here to read the full article. For more information on how to manage rent increases, join NAA at next year’s Maximize at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa outside San Diego from October 1-3.

For the 12.3 million people who work in the apartment housing industry, tax reform is more than just a debate in Congress. Members of the industry use key tax provisions to build family businesses, invest in communities, and provide quality housing. Each has a personal stake in the industry and recognizes the importance of having a voice when it comes to policies that could impact the industry. Learn about the industry’s priorities for tax reform to share those priorities with your Members of Congress by visiting

FAA News 

FAA Partners with Relief Organizations
Following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, FAA donated over $10,000 to the American Red Cross to assist with recovery efforts. In addition, FAA partnered with Hatching Hope of Alabama to assist apartment residents displaced or otherwise impacted by the storm.


Year Round Advocacy
SEFAA members can assist industry-wide efforts when the legislature is not in session by contributing to APAC, which supports candidates friendly to the multifamily industry, and by attending the annual FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show. To donate to APAC, contact SEFAA at For updates on the latest government affair issues, please click here.

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