Hopkins Apartment Managers' Association (HAMA)
Hopkins Apartment Managers' Association is an active organization of apartment managers that works to maintain a strong rental market and to promote community involvement among its residents in Hopkins. The purpose of the coalition is to:
- Promote professionalism among its members
- Improve the image of Hopkins as a community
- Enrich the relationship with the City of Hopkins
- Share solutions to common problems
- Provide continuing education for managers
- Promote communication between apartment communities
- Enhance the quality of life for its residents
- Protect the interests of its investors
- Bring the highest standard of leadership and integrity to the profession.
If you own and operate only a few units on a part-time basis and you would like the advice of an experienced property manager, call Liz Page at 952-548-6323 and she will refer you.
2019 Meeting Schedule
All meetings are from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Hopkins Fire Station (101-17th Avenue South) unless otherwise stated.
- February 13, 2019 - Safe, stable and affordable housing is critical for people. Learn about the growing need for affordable housing in the Twin Cities and how local communities are responding. Metropolitan Council staff will provide a regional perspective and City of Hopkins staff will talk about steps the City is pursuing, including a fair housing policy, tenant protection ordinance and inclusionary housing for new developments.
- May 8, 2019 - Hopkins Police will present a "mini" Community Police Academy. You will learn about the workings of the Police Department including history, mission & core values, department structure, patrol operations, use of force, specialty assignments and community outreach. You will have the opportunity to see live demonstrations and ask questions you have been waiting to ask!
- September 11, 2019 - We will be joined by speakers from the Metropolitan Council and Minnesota Multi Housing Association for topics HAMA members expressed interest in:
- Southwest Light Rail Transit (LRT) construction has begun. Metropolitan Council staff will provide an overview of the Southwest LRT project, which is projected to open in 2023 and will have 3 LRT stations in Hopkins.
- Also, Minnesota Multi Housing Association staff will talk about nuisance properties and evictions. They will also discuss efforts to find housing solutions for those people who are currently homeless or have barriers in their rental history. Finally, they will share resources that MHA provides to apartment owners and managers.