Understanding fire risks and hazards associated with cleaning the dryer and bathroom vents may not be at the top of your to-do list, but neglecting these often-overlooked areas can pose significant fire risks and hazards in your housing organization.
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HAI Group is the proud, leading sponsor of the Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC), a nonprofit that researches the impact that affordable homes bring to families and communities. In this guest blog, Cate Asp, PAHRC’s Research Analyst, dives into the historical issue of veteran housing needs; how those needs have contributed to the evolution of affordable housing; and what is being done for veterans today.
Public and affordable housing organizations strive to fill vacancies as quickly as possible to fulfill community housing needs and avoid loss of rental income, but it's not always feasible.
It's never too early or too late to ensure your housing organization is well-prepared for the challenges posed by winter weather. Taking proactive measures can make all the difference between a minor inconvenience and a full-blown disaster.
Winter storms can bring a host of challenges, including snow and ice accumulation, high winds, and frigid temperatures. These weather events can last for hours or even days, leading to power outages and communication disruptions. To ensure the safety of your properties, employees, and residents, it's crucial to be well-prepared.
In a testament to its unwavering commitment to excellence and sound financial practices, HAI Group's Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of 'A' and Issuer Credit Rating (ICR) of 'a+' were reaffirmed by the global credit rating agency AM Best. Simultaneously, the company's outlook was increased from "stable" to "positive."
Chances are, you've experienced the password struggle in the last month. For many, the struggle is weekly.
Bed bug infestations can be tricky to handle, but you may be doing more work than you need to. We asked Jeffrey White, an entomologist and bed bug expert—White has invested hundreds of hours treating affordable housing complexes for bed bugs, advising other pest-control professionals about these critters, and lecturing public housing organizations around the globe—to give us the latest research-backed tips for tackling bed bugs in multifamily housing. Read on to see if you can separate bed bug fact from fiction, or whether it may be time to update your pest-control procedures.
Whether you’re aware of PFAS and the risks they pose, or you’re hearing about these chemicals for the first time, you’ve come to the right place. We have answers to property owners’ most frequently asked questions about this emerging environmental threat.
HAI Group's HARRG Earns Third Consecutive Demotech Honor, Recognized as ‘Top Achiever’ in the Insurance Industry
For the third consecutive year and fourth time overall, HAI Group’s Housing Authority Risk Retention Group, Inc. (HARRG) earned the prestigious Demotech Stakeholder Team Accomplishment Recognition (STAR) Award.