Whether you desire information on fast-changing legislation affecting our industry, or to gain access to continuing education programs, professional forms, employment issues and personnel, the Apartment Association of Greater New Orleans provides the resources and professional network you need. As a Owner Member you will gain access to:
Federal legislation as well as local and state regulations are rapidly changing. As affiliates of the Apartment Association of Louisiana (AAL) and the National Apartment Association (NAA), the Apartment Association of Greater New Orleans (AAGNO) can assist you by networking with lawmakers on all levels. From municipal ordinances to federal mandates, we stand on the front line to protect your interests.
Education of apartment industry standards has become a necessity for both the property owner as well as on-site personnel. The Apartment Association of Greater New Orleans significantly reduces the cost of education through continuing education programs. We teach standard methods of operation as well as the newest techniques in management and sales. AAGNO also presents nationally prepared and acclaimed property management certification classes for industry professionals including the Rental Owners Course (ROC), the Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) and the Certified Apartment Property Supervisor (CAPS) and the National Apartment Leasing Program (NALP). Local and National speakers address our membership on key issues such as Fair Housing, Louisiana Tenant and Landlord Laws, Pesticide Controls, Legal Aspects of Apartment Management, Federal Controls on the multifamily industry and much more.
The Apartment Association of Greater New Orleans offers a multitude of apartment rental forms which they sell at nominal rates. These forms are developed by members, reviewed by attorneys and copyrighted by AAGNO. Included are: leases, rental applications, deposit receipts, move-in/move-out inspection reports, notices to vacate, deposit refund notices and much more.
Staying abreast of mandates from HUD, OSHA, ADA, city ordinances and state and federal legislation can be a full time job. Add updates on financing, marketing and management to your list and suddenly one becomes overwhelmed with the burden of “keeping up”. Members of AAGNO receive Apartment News, our newsletter that informs the reader of current events that affect our industry.
Networking provides an effective method for owners, managers and other industry related professionals to share the dos and don’ts of their trade. Monthly meetings permit members to interact with one another in a relaxed atmosphere where they can share information and get answers to everyday problems. Our annual Products and Service Showcase introduces you to the latest products and services available in your marketplace. A copy of our Buyers Guide and membership directory identifies all members within our association, from service provider to owners and their apartment communities. The Apartment News is distributed every other month. This publication provides members information on all events, legislative issues, law changes and much more. The Newsletter and The Buyers Guide can be accessed on line by members. AAGNO invites all owner members to nominate their outstanding team members for the annual Awards of Excellence. A banquet is held every November to honor all nominees for their excellence.
Finding the right person for the right job can be frustrating. As an the Apartment Association of Greater New Orleans member, you are brought together with product and service providers who operate under our code of ethics to ensure that you are working with businesses who are dedicated to serving the interests of the multi-family industry. Additionally, our association receives resumes from apartment industry professionals who are seeking employment.
Experience all the benefits of Owner Membership by joining the Apartment Association of Greater New Orleans today.