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The Benefits of a Community Garden

Spring is finally here!  I spent enough time in the Midwest to know that it is time to get out and plant.  If you don’t have a garden there are probably two things you have in mind when you think

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Rights and Responsibilities: Who Owes Whom What

HUD is all about regulation, but it is also about rights and responsibilities.  From the time a person fills out an application to move in, or rejection of the application, there are rights and responsibilities on both sides. All should

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A Changing HUD

I know there is a new administration and I am sure there will be many changes in HUD. But that is not what this blog is about.  It is about the changes I have observed in the past 10 years. 

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Top 10 list – Strictly Housing

Well, hello! I know it has been quite a while since you’ve heard from me, but between the holidays, vacation and being sick, the end of the 2016 got away from me.  Let me start by saying ‘Happy New Year’! 

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name? Being a nurse, I am very conscious of people becoming a room number or a disease, but I was surprised when I moved over to the housing arena that the same problems exist there as well.

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Its Summer Time!

As you may have noticed, there has been some time since my last blog.  In the last several weeks I have thought about the blogs and have made a decision. For the summer months I have decided to work more

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Are Webinars the Answer?

Recently I announced that I would discontinue presenting webinars. Since then, I have received several comments and speculations on why I did this. Simply put, I did it because I have a great appreciation for education! Let me explain….  I

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Reasonable Accommodation and the Holidays

Now that Thanksgiving is under our belts, so to speak, the holiday season is officially in full swing and it’s time for parties, social gatherings, pot luck dinners and more. As apartment owners and managers, we have an obligation to

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Holiday Blues

Happy Holidays! Wait…are these days between Thanksgiving and New Years Day supposed to be happy? For many of us these are joyous times but for many others this time of year is filled with dread, anxiety and sadness. According to

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Why wait until January to unclutter your desk and your mind?

It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog, but I am back on track again.  The last several weeks I’ve been totally out of sorts.  We had Ohio guests, birthday trips, conferences and attempts to work during this whole

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