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The California Apartment Association wishes to thank the dozens of sponsors who helped make the 2013 Mark of Distinction Awards possible. The 16th annual event, held Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Radisson Hotel in Downtown Fresno, secured more than 30 sponsors. Fourteen, however, deserve special mention for their generosity and were honored on stage at the event.  HD Supply Multifamily Solutions, $3,000 (Diamond) Ferguson Enterprises, $2,500 (Emerald) For Rent Media Solutions, $2,500 (Emerald) Fresno Bee  $2,500, (Emerald) WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems, $2,500 (Emerald) Crime Scene & Fatality Decontamination, $2,000 (Ruby) Buckingham Property Management, $1,500 (Sapphire) CAA Value Insurance Plan, $1,500… Read More

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Besides celebrating the best in the rental housing industry, the 16th Annual CAA Greater Fresno Mark of Distinction Awards shined a spotlight on generosity.  The Central Valley Veterans, the main beneficiary of the event, received a $2,500 check from California Apartment Association member HD Supply Multifamily Solutions. The veterans group helps vets with everything from housing to employment to education. “It’s really wonderful what we can do as a group to help those in need in our communities especially the men and women who served in our military as well as their families,” said Jason Morvay, national accounts manager for… Read More

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The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors commended CAA Tri-County on Tuesday, Nov. 5,  for helping victims of two fires in Redwood City. Tri-County worked with the city to find housing for displaced residents in the blazes. After one of the blazes, at the Hallmark House in July, CAA member Equity Residential responded by offering nearly two-dozen housing units for tenants at an apartment community in East Palo Alto. San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum and all other members of the county board presented commendations to CAA Tri-County and other organizations including that provided assistance.

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CAA Fresno’s 2013 Mark of Distinction Awards will do more than honor peers in the multifamily housing business. It will give back to the community. At the 16th annual event, HD Supply Multifamily Solutions will donate $2,500 to the Central Valley Veterans organization, which helps local veterans with everything from housing to employment to education. At a glance The Mark of Distinction Awards, set for Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Radisson Hotel in Downtown Fresno, has secured more than 30 sponsors so far. The following 14, however, deserve special mention for their generosity: Crime Scene & Fatality Decontamination, $2,000 (Ruby)… Read More

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Once again, the California Apartment Association has taken a successful swing at homelessness. CAA Tri-County’s 24th Annual Charity Golf Tournament raised money through sponsorship, golf foursomes and raffles. The generosity paid off during the Housing Industry Foundation’s September Summit gala in Burlingame. Anna Kramer, chairwoman for CAA Tri-County, presented a donation of $57,000 – among the highest amounts since the tournament was organized in 1990. “I’m sure everyone in the rental industry would agree with me that the last several years have been good for our industry,” Kramer said. “We’ve seen strong markets, solid growth and healthy transactions. But sadly… Read More

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After receiving roughly three truck loads worth of donations, the California Apartment Association has wrapped up its collection drive for victims of an arson fire Aug. 18 in San Bernardino. During the two-week donation drive, the AAGIE office collected an assortment of clothes, toys, food, furniture, gift cards and more. The items are helping four women and 13 children who lost everything. The fire started in an unoccupied duplex before expanding to a pair of apartment buildings. Authorities arrested 30-year-old transient Allen Simms in connection with the blaze, the San Bernadino County Sun reported. CAA’s Inland Empire Division worked closely… Read More

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The 19th Annual AAGIE Summer Scramble Charity Tournament raised $5,000 for HomeAid Inland Empire, which has provided transitional housing since 1990 to families rebuilding their lives in San Bernardino and Riverside counties. The golf tournament was held on May 9 at The Retreat in Corona, and more than 140 golfers took part, supporting a good cause and enjoying a beautiful day on the course.

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