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2021 Community Clean Up Day a Success

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2021 Community Clean Up Day a Success

More than 50 members joined AOBA's Community Outreach Committee at this year’s Clean-Up Day at James E. Duckworth School. For more than 25 years, AOBA has supported the Duckworth school through various projects and fundraising efforts, including Clean-Up Day. This year’s event kicked... Continue Reading

10/26/2021


AOBA Member Partners With Montgomery County HHS, LEDC and Renters Alliance for Rent Relief Pop Up

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AOBA Member Partners With Montgomery County HHS, LEDC and Renters Alliance for Rent Relief Pop Up

On Wednesday, Kay Apartment Communities team members hosted the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, the Latino Economic Development Corporation, the Montgomery County Renters Alliance, and AOBA staff for a COVID Rent Relief Program outreach event at their Silver Spring... Continue Reading

10/1/2021


AOBA Annual Golf Tournament A Success

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AOBA Annual Golf Tournament A Success

AOBA hosted its annual golf tournament on Monday, September 20 at Lansdowne Resort and Spa. More than 300 members attended the event and enjoyed a full day of golf, fun activities, food and networking. Unlike past tournaments, this year’s tournament provided nongolfers the opportunity to... Continue Reading

09/29/2021


AOBA Helps Local Organizations Fight Hunger Throughout the Region

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AOBA Helps Local Organizations Fight Hunger Throughout the Region

Members of the Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington (AOBA) demonstrated their culture of giving back by supporting the annual food drive during August and September. AOBA members raised $1,000 in donations and collected more than 1.5 tons of food for the Capital... Continue Reading

09/23/2021


Post Opinion: D.C.'s landlords are powerless to address the Wild West atmosphere in their properties

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Post Opinion: D.C.'s landlords are powerless to address the Wild West atmosphere in their properties

Peggy Jeffers is executive vice president of the Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington. In D.C., many apartment residents are anxious inside their homes because of the outrageous behavior of their neighbors. What recourse do residents have when their... Continue Reading

08/27/2021


AOBA Welcomes Katalin Peter as the Vice President of Government Affairs, DC – Residential

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AOBA Welcomes Katalin Peter as the Vice President of Government Affairs, DC – Residential

Katalin Peter, Esq. has joined AOBA as Vice President of Government Affairs, DC – Residential. In her role, she serves as the organization’s lobbyist representing AOBA in all matters related to multifamily residential real estate in the District of Columbia. Katalin will work alongside... Continue Reading

08/19/2021


AOBA Appoints New Leadership for DC and Maryland Government Affairs Committees

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AOBA Appoints New Leadership for DC and Maryland Government Affairs Committees

AOBA is pleased to introduce you to our new leadership for the Maryland and DC Government Affairs Committees. DC Government Affairs Committee: Alison Punsalan of Foulger-Pratt joins Sean Warfield of Tishman Speyer as Co-Chair of the DC Government Affairs Committee. Alison brings to the Committee... Continue Reading

08/17/2021


AOBA's Peggy Jeffers Comments on COVID-19’s Impact on the Maryland’s Housing Industry

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AOBA's Peggy Jeffers Comments on COVID-19’s Impact on the Maryland’s Housing Industry

AOBA's Executive Vice President, Peggy Jeffers discusses COVID-19’s impact on Maryland’s housing industry and the current landscape with the Maryland Daily Record. She states "a healthy rental housing market requires policies that promote investment and participation. Given the $700... Continue Reading

07/29/2021


AOBA Welcomes New Board Members

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AOBA Welcomes New Board Members

The Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington (AOBA) is pleased to introduce three new members to its board of directors: Antoinette Beverly is a Regional Property Manager with Boston Properties, the largest publicly traded developer, owner, and manager of Class A... Continue Reading

07/23/2021


AOBA Statement on Tuesday's Vote on DC Public Health Emergency Legislation

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AOBA Statement on Tuesday's Vote on DC Public Health Emergency Legislation

We are disappointed and alarmed that the DC Council decided to amend Chairman Mendelson’s proposed emergency legislation, Bill 24-258, the "Coronavirus Public Health Extension Emergency Amendment Act of 2021" yesterday. Chairman Mendelson’s strategy for accelerating the distribution of... Continue Reading

05/19/2021


AOBA Welcomes Alexander Rossello as Director of Policy Communications

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AOBA Welcomes Alexander Rossello as Director of Policy Communications

Washington, D.C. – The Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington (AOBA) is pleased to welcome Alexander Rossello as Director of Policy Communications. Before joining AOBA, Alex worked as a public policy manager for the National Apartment Association, AOBA’s... Continue Reading

05/6/2021


32BJ SEIU & AOBA Urge Prioritization for At-Risk Frontline Property Services Workers

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32BJ SEIU & AOBA Urge Prioritization for At-Risk Frontline Property Services Workers

32BJ SEIU and the Apartment and Office Building Association (AOBA) Urge Prioritization of At-Risk Frontline Property Services Workers for Vaccines to Expedite Region’s Reopening “We applaud D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser for leading the region by making at-risk frontline property service... Continue Reading

03/5/2021