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Security Under Scrutiny: The Evolving Landscape of Multifamily Premises Liability

In 2015, during a visit to a Kroger grocery store in Atlanta, Georgia, a 26-year-old man was robbed and shot by two assailants, resulting in his paralysis. Four years later, a jury awarded the man nearly $70 million after his attorneys successfully argued that Kroger was aware of the store's location in an unsafe, high-crime area but failed to deploy security guards in the parking lot where the shooting occurred.

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NIMS Framework: A Lifeline for Public and Affordable Housing Emergency Readiness

The National Incident Management System (NIMS) is a comprehensive approach to effectively manage and coordinate emergency response efforts across different agencies and organizations during incidents and disasters

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Emerging Risks in Housing: Navigating Technological Advancements, Societal Shifts, and Environmental Concerns

The landscape of public and affordable housing organizations is evolving rapidly, shaped by technological advancements, societal shifts, and environmental concerns. While these changes bring about opportunities for progress, they also usher in a host of emerging risks that demand careful consideration and proactive mitigation.

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Insurance Implications: The Pros and Cons of Direct Hiring vs. Contracted Security Services for Housing Organizations

In ensuring the safety and security of residents, a critical decision housing organizations face is whether to directly hire security personnel or opt for contracting with a third-party security service. Both options have advantages and drawbacks, but it's crucial to understand the insurance implications associated with each choice.

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