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    PRODUCTS

    November 2023 roundup: New multifamily products

    Induction cooktops, an ADA-accessible sink and a variety of services for apartment operators hit the market this month.

    By Nov. 29, 2023
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    Q&A

    Inside a Midwestern owner’s move into third-party management

    Buckingham brings Ian Bingham on board as it continues to explore centralization.

    By Nov. 27, 2023
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    Trendline

    Artificial Intelligence

    Multifamily Dive breaks down the pros and cons of this nascent technology for apartment owners, operators and managers.  

    By Multifamily Dive staff
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    DOJ: RealPage suit should move forward

    The Justice Department said the use of a shared algorithm would be illegal under antitrust law if allegations brought by renters are true.

    By Nov. 27, 2023
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    Sponsored by Widewail

    Your PMS reputation “add-on” isn’t good enough

    The most effective reputation management strategy is an automated SMS based one, not a PMS ‘add-on.’

    Nov. 13, 2023
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    REIT Report

    ‘Unprecedented’ concessions from competitors put pressure on UDR

    Sun Belt supply is an issue, but the REIT also sees increased competition on the coasts.

    By Nov. 9, 2023
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    DC files suit against RealPage, 14 landlords

    Attorney General Brian Schwalb accused the defendants of unlawfully agreeing to exchange competitively sensitive data.

    By Nov. 3, 2023
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    Sponsored by ButterflyMX

    Your next-generation video intercom is here

    The next generation of access control focuses on the front door through transformative features.

    Nov. 1, 2023
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    PRODUCTS

    October 2023 roundup: new multifamily products

    New options this month include resilient surfaces, exterior paint and a fluorescent-to-LED conversion kit.

    By Oct. 25, 2023
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    TransUnion to pay $23M to settle federal charges

    The credit reporting agency did not admit wrongdoing regarding the FTC’s charges of failing to ensure tenant screening results were accurate.

    By Oct. 19, 2023
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    Lennar reports data breach

    Over 7,400 customers were affected by the incident, which involved access to names and Social Security numbers.

    By Updated Oct. 19, 2023
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    PRODUCTS

    10 multifamily products shown at Greenbuild

    Sustainable offerings include solar arrays, power-generating fitness machines and no-VOC paint.

    By Oct. 5, 2023
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    Energy-efficient multifamily projects eligible for expanded tax credit

    The Section 45L credit, revised under the Inflation Reduction Act, offers up to $5,000 per unit for certain certifications.

    By Oct. 3, 2023
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    Q&A

    Inside former Fannie Mae CEO’s plan to fix housing

    Hugh Frater, also a founding partner at BlackRock, thinks a pre-constructed housing system can help close the affordability gap.

    By Sept. 29, 2023
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    PRODUCTS

    September 2023 roundup: New multifamily products

    Offerings ranging from AI monitoring to circular shower systems are on the list this month.

    By Sept. 27, 2023
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    Sponsored by AppFolio Inc.

    AI on your side: How LLMs will shake up multifamily workflows

    Generative AI is one of the most profound technological advancements on record. Its speed and impressive functionality present a true paradigm shift, augmenting and simplifying the work of human teams.

    By Cat Allday, VP, AI and Product Operations, AppFolio • Sept. 25, 2023
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    How to retain maintenance workers in a competitive market

    With a few simple steps, owners and operators can hold on to their repair staff.

    By Sept. 19, 2023
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    Water Street Tampa achieves WELL Gold Community Certification

    The neighborhood, which includes 1,200 rental units across three properties, is the first in North America to attain this standard.

    By Sept. 14, 2023
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    Yardi, 18 managers hit with antitrust lawsuit

    The class-action complaint cites research showing that operators using the firm’s pricing software had rents 6% higher than the market rate in some cities.

    By Sept. 14, 2023
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    HUD begins second round of Green and Resilient Retrofit funding

    The first awards are expected to be announced this fall.

    By Sept. 11, 2023
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    Greystar ramps up modular housing production

    The company’s first factory-built project in the U.S., Ltd. Spring Run, broke ground near Pittsburgh last month — with many more to come.

    By Sept. 8, 2023
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    Opinion

    Concessions are here to stay, and other takeaways from a PRM veteran

    Donald Davidoff has learned a thing or two in the nearly 25 years since pricing and revenue management software was introduced to the industry.

    By Donald Davidoff • Sept. 7, 2023
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    Apartment pros list their top challenges

    Owners’ and operators’ most pressing concerns have changed significantly over the past two years, according to a new NAA survey.

    By Sept. 6, 2023
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    PRODUCTS

    August 2023 roundup: New multifamily products

    Xtone, Mannington Commercial and Island Stone have expanded their surfacing styles.

    By Aug. 30, 2023
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    AvalonBay dropped from RealPage suit

    More than 30 filings against the property management software provider and several apartment owners and operators have been consolidated into one case in Nashville, Tennessee.

    By Aug. 25, 2023
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    Opinion

    7 things to know about starting an EV charging program

    As electric vehicle demand increases and government mandates approach, multifamily firms are plugging in to incentives.

    By Mark Vogel • Aug. 22, 2023