I am a Maintenance Supervisor and recently I had a discussion with a colleague at another property. He got in trouble when he told a resident that there were several work orders in front of hers and that she would have to wait to have her problem fixed. He said he was told this was […]View Post
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Dear Fair Housing Lady: While we welcome folks from all over the world to be residents at our community, what can we do when some of them cook with curry (or other things that I don’t even want to think about)? Quite frankly, sometimes it smells bad and then their neighbors complain to us in […]View Post
Dear Fair Housing Lady, We love kids at our apartment community and we have great amenities for them – a kiddie pool, a playground and special activities for the younger set. Heck, we would welcome Octomom and her brood here. But according to some of my friends and colleagues I need to have my mouth […]View Post
Dear Fair Housing Lady:I have been attending your classes and reading your articles for what seems like years now. Do you ever get bored keeping up with all of the Fair Housing issues for our apartment industry? Sincerely, Just Wondering Dear JW: It not only seems like years that I have been teaching fair housing, […]View Post
Dear Fair Housing Lady, My owner doesn’t want to rent to folks who have Section 8 vouchers. I am not sure I agree with that opinion, but more importantly, I don’t want to get into fair housing trouble! And now my owner has placed an ad that says “No Section 8.” Is this even a […]View Post
Dear Fair Housing Lady, It’s summertime, and the living is easy, but here at our apartment community we have folks who don’t want to wear swimming suits and swimming trunks in our pool. I don’t mean that they want to go naked (thank goodness for small favors!) but they want to wear things like their […]View Post
What are the symptoms of Gout? Imagine this scene — you wake up in the middle of the night needing to use the facilities, and as you get out of bed, you practically stumble, as your foot is in a sudden attack of intense pain. You’re wondering what on earth you did to yourself earlier […]View Post