The 2020 CAA Nominating Committee, chaired by Joseph Lawton (Castle Creek Management) is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for seats on the 2021 CAA Board of Directors. We would like to thank CAA members for their participation; more responses were received from qualified applicants than there were open seats. Due to the precise requirements detailed in the Bylaws of the Association, which indicate a specific number of seats available for each Classification of Membership, the job of the Nominating Committee was particularly challenging. Voting is scheduled to open to the members of the California Apartment Association on or… Read More
After the passage of AB 3088 this week, the California Apartment Association reached out to local elected officials throughout the state to make sure they’re aware of the law and how it works in their communities. CAA’s local vice presidents sent emails to dozens of mayors, city council members and county supervisors after the Legislature approved, and the governor signed, AB 3088 — or the COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020. “CAA believes this bill signed by the governor provides guidance to the courts on how to move forward with protecting tenants who have been financially impacted by COVID-19,” says… Read More
Speaking to a room full of rental housing VIPs, Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins reiterated her commitment to advancing housing-supply legislation this year and praised the California Apartment Association for its leadership role at the Capitol. “The Legislature and the California Apartment Association have a great relationship,” said Atkins, a Democrat from San Diego. “And my colleagues and I are truly appreciative of the work that you do, and the perspective, frankly, that you bring to policy actions and directions from the state.” Her comments came during the California Apartment Association’s Leadership Dinner the night before the February board… Read More
At its Legislative Conference, the California Apartment Association spent Wednesday morning providing a crash course on the most significant legislation facing the rental housing industry in 2019. By the afternoon, more than 400 rental housing professionals, thoroughly prepped by CAA’s public affairs team, were ready for their walk to the Capitol, where they went from office to office, advocating for their industry in one of the busiest years in recent memory for landlord-tenant legislation. The program started at 10 a.m. in a sprawling ballroom in the downtown Sacramento Sheraton Grand. Over the next two hours, CAA’s government affairs leaders… Read More
Barry Altshuler of Equity Residential was officially installed Thursday as the 2019 president of the California Apartment Association’s statewide board of directors. Altshuler’s formal installation came during the Feb. 28 Board of Directors meeting. He began his term on Jan. 1 of this year. As executive vice president for Equity, Altshuler manages the firm’s Investments Group for the West Coast. He has worked in the real estate industry for more than 35 years and has been directly involved in several billion dollars’ worth of transactions and development. “I am proud to serve as board president for CAA, which represents the… Read More
The California Apartment Association hired Mallori Spilker as its new government affairs director for the CAA Sacramento Valley division. She joins the public affairs staff in the Sacramento region led by Senior Vice President Jim Lofgren. “Mallori brings highly desired skills and experience to the position,” Lofgren said. “With the threat of rent control looming in Sacramento, we are very fortunate to have someone of her caliber on our side.” Before relocating to the Sacramento area, Spilker worked for two years in CAA’s North Bay division, establishing the government affairs and political action programs in Northern Marin and Sonoma counties.
Joseph A. Lawton Jr., president of the California Apartment Association’s statewide board of directors, took the oath of office Thursday during the association’s March 1 board meeting.
The Rental Housing Association of Sacramento Valley, a regional organization serving single-family and multi-family rental owners and managers, has announced its merger with the statewide California Apartment Association. Following the merger, RHA was renamed CAA Sacramento Valley, becoming one of several local divisions operating throughout the state. RHA had been affiliated with CAA as an independent chapter since 1951. CAA is the nation’s largest statewide association serving the rental housing industry. Its membership includes over 13,000 single-family and multi-family property owners and managers, as well as businesses providing products and services for the industry.
The California Apartment Association, the state’s leading trade group for the rental housing industry, has tapped Greg Terzakis as senior vice president of its newly created Central California region. CAA’s Central California region covers a large swath of the Central Valley, from San Joaquin County to Tulare County.