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Freakonomics: Why Rent Control Doesn't Work

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Freakonomics: Why Rent Control Doesn't Work

Affordable Housing and the Ramifications of Rent Control http://freakonomics.com/podcast/rent-control/ Early on in the 2019 Legislative Session, Orlando lawmakers proposed an interesting solution to the long-standing affordable housing crisis; rent control. However, the ramifications of this... Continue Reading

by Trinity Kutschinski
04/7/2019


April/June 2019 Key Magazine

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April/June 2019 Key Magazine

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by Monica Ramsey
03/29/2019


All for One, Housing for All: Orange County Tackles Housing Affordability

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All for One, Housing for All: Orange County Tackles Housing Affordability

"Housing for All" A look into Orange County's new Affordable Housing Task Force Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings' and his team have been busy at work putting the final touches on the County's new 'Housing for All' Task Force. The task force aims to put into motion the recommendations of the... Continue Reading

by Trinity Kutschinski
03/26/2019


February: the Legislative Breakdown
February: the Legislative Breakdown

The Legislative Breakdown 2 months into the new year, AAGO members have been busy advocating for and advancing the interests of their industry. This month has been both exciting and hectic, with members attending the 2019 FAA Legislative Conference while also working to help address and tackle... Continue Reading

02/28/2019


AAGO & FAA Joint Response on Rent Control

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AAGO & FAA Joint Response on Rent Control

On February 28th, AAGO and FAA issued the following "Joint Statement" in response to rent control proposals. Links to media coverage can be found below the press release. JOINT STATEMENT ON RENT CONTROL PROPOSALS On Behalf of: Bonnie Smetzer, President, The Florida Apartment Association... Continue Reading

by Lee Rogers
02/28/2019


The 2019 Legislative Conference Debrief

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The 2019 Legislative Conference Debrief

2019 on "the Hill" In the afterglow of the 2019 Legislative Conference, the AAGO team has been reflecting on the level of success we've been able to achieve through our association's continued advocacy efforts. Each year, member's from all across the state of Florida come together to advocate... Continue Reading

by Trinity Kutschinski
02/7/2019


Guidance on the Government Shutdown

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Guidance on the Government Shutdown

As an industry, it is important that we work together during this difficult time to help those residents affected by the government shutdown. Four weeks into a rigid government shutdown, federal employees may begin to experience difficulties meeting the conditions of your lease. Luckily, the... Continue Reading

by Trinity Kutschinski
01/16/2019


Citizen Advisory Board Meetings
Citizen Advisory Board Meetings

Citizen Advisory Boards Navigating the numerous facets involved in the distribution of local government information can be tricky. If you catch yourself in an informational juggling act, applying for a position on a citizen advisory board may help aid your efforts as you become more involved,... Continue Reading

by Trinity Kutschinski
01/11/2019


January: the Legislative Breakdown

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January: the Legislative Breakdown

Government Affairs Report January 2019 is going to be a BIG year for AAGO and we have already hit the ground running. One of our new year's resolutions is to be as informed and well versed as ever in all things politics. This way, we can share it with all of our members, as well as, the... Continue Reading

01/11/2019


January/March 2019 Key Magazine

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January/March 2019 Key Magazine

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by Monica Ramsey
01/3/2019


A Legislative Dele-what?

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A Legislative Dele-what?

Be in the Know Legislative Delegation Meetings What are They? Where are They? Why Should I Care? As 2020 quickly creeps upon us, so does the 2020 Legislative Session. Florida has a quirky legislature, cycling between an earlier legislative session, beginning in January and a legislative later... Continue Reading

by Trinity Kutschinski
12/19/2018


GKA, It's A Wrap!

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GKA, It's A Wrap!

Golden Key Awards-It's a Wrap! by Carina Pfieffer, Chair of Special Events Committee, AAGO and Market Director at 407apartments Julie Smith, Vice Chair of Special Events Committee, AAGO and Property Manager at Highlands Viera West On behalf of the Special Events Committee and the entire AAGO... Continue Reading

by Carina Pfeiffer
12/6/2018