Hopkins Apartment Managers' Association (HAMA)
The HAMA 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.
2017 Meeting Schedule
All meetings are from noon – 1:30 p.m. at the Hopkins Fire Station (101-17th Avenue South) unless otherwise stated.
- February 15, 2017 – Applicant Screening – New Requirements You Need to Know! Expert advice from Tony Karels, with rental History Reports.
- May 17, 2017 – A presentation from Rachel Robinson with Greater Metropolitan Housing. Rachel will talk about the state of the rental housing market in the Twin Cities and its impact on naturally occurring affordable housing. She will also talk about tools that are available to support existing multifamily housing properties.
- September 21, 2017 – The September 2017 HAMA meeting has been changed. See below for more information.
The September 21 HAMA meeting will be held at St. Louis Park at the Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Dr., in the banquet room from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. to address a very important issue - human trafficking. The Hopkins and St. Louis Park police departments have partnered to help fight human trafficking in rental property and we need you on our team. This is a free training opportunity for rental property owners, managers and staff (leasing agents, maintenance staff, grounds crews, security officers).
More information is available in a flier
Register online at www.slphtt.eventbrite.com
Questions? Contact St. Louis Park Police Community Outreach Officer Alex Draeger at firstname.lastname@example.org or Hopkins Police Services Liaison Anne Marie Buck at email@example.com or by phone at 952-548-6407.
- November 15, 2017 – The Landlord’s Guide to Minnesota Tenant Law. Attorney Mike Vraa will talk about common legal issues that landlords face, including evictions, the application process and security deposits. Mike has been practicing law for over 20 years and was the lead author of two books including the recently published “Landlord’s Guide to Minnesota Law”.
For questions about HAMA meetings, including agendas and ideas for future meeting topics Liz Page at 952-548-6323 or Anne Marie Buck at 952-548-6407.
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