Inside the June 2012 Issue

Read the articles from the latest print issue of Multi-Housing News.

Editor’s Note: Just a Click Away

MHN Magazine is moving to a digital format in July.

Executive Insight: Creating Products to Fit Specific Customer Needs

AvalonBay’s Matthew Birenbaum explains how the company is positioned for targeted growth with two new apartment brands.

Marketing: A New Demographic

Can Generation Y be reached through traditional marketing channels?

Finance & Investment: Big Appetite for Small Loans

Seeking to ramp up business, banks are presenting features that are out-bidding Fannie Mae.

Finance & Investment: The Bridge to Opportunity

When no permanent loan is available, interim financing helps borrowers execute strategic plans.

Development & Design: Riding Out the Storm

Seven years after Hurricane Katrina, a renaissance in urban multi-housing takes off in New Orleans.

Market Report: Desert Revival

How Southwest markets are making a turn-around.

Property Management: Say ‘No’ to Bed Bugs

Heat pest eradication is an alternative to unconventional bed bug treatments.

Property Management: Winning the War on Pests

Five simple tips for gaining cooperation and commitment from residents.

Technology: One-Stop Solutions

Resident portals must be optimized for mobile devices.

Products & Services: Safety & Security

Before satisfying the more ancillary needs and desires your residents may have, providing adequate security is a priority that cannot be overlooked.

Renters’ Choice: Maintenance Requests

MHN finds out what renters really think about their property management.

Green Beat: Indoor Air Quality: How VOCs, High Reward

Products for healthier apartments.

On Location: Mission Palms Apartments, Tucson, AZ

Against the desolate backdrop of suburban Tucson lie 30 acres of crisp green lawns marked with citrus and magnolia trees that provide shade for this one-time ranch for the stars turned multifamily community.