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Tag: March April 2004

The March April 2004 issue of Yield PRO magazine

Sell smarter

One look at the apartment industry today quickly tells you this is not your father's business. Aided by widespread adoption of technology and driven...

Trailblazer: Laurie Lustig-Bower

Laurie Lustig-Bower is a driven woman. As a teenager, she submitted 57,000 entry forms to win a horse at a national competition. It took...

Pillars of the Industry Awards

It's official: the basic box is dead. That holdover from the fifties, the flat-roofed, flat-walled rectangular building that passed for multifamily housing for so...

Diversity factoids

WOMEN MORE COMMITTED TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP Women entrepreneurs, 26.6 percent, are more likely than their male counterparts, 17 percent, to stick with their self-employment plan even...

How will the new spending bill impact affordable housing?

As I write this column, the Senate is close to considering the omnibus appropriations bill to fund HUD and other programs for FY 03/04....

The new Sun Valley

Imagine an apartment unit with a view of snow capped mountains and a shimmering mountainside lake. Imagine skiing in and out of your apartment...

Civil rights and wrongs: Fair Housing isn’t always fair

Having once prosecuted fair housing cases for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, I would be the first to tell you...

The changing face of work

Want to maximize your competitive advantage? Access new markets? Groom a competitive workforce? Make smarter decisions? Outperform your competitor and “Do the right thing?”...

Race-based discrimination in housing market rises

In its 2003 report, the NFHA found that 30 percent of all housing discrimination complaints were race-based, followed by disability and familial status, which...

The science of personality: How hiring practices impact employee equality and diversity

Hiring practices are designed to detect individual differences in job applicants. Based upon those differences, a hiring manager selects the best person for the...

Media relations that work-in the long run

If you need proof that the brouhaha between Historic Restoration Inc., and some locals was a big story for this New Orleans development company,...

Unlocking the potential of XML

When HTML, the language that makes the Web work was introduced, it revolutionized the ability to display information and data on different computers using...

Yes, no, maybe. Avoid sexual harassment and Fair Housing violations

In our legal system a person is considered innocent and it’s up to the complaining party to prove guilt. Right? This is not true...

Sexuality in the workplace: the dilemma continues

Appreciating a diverse culture requires more than not making inappropriate jokes. It also means using inclusive language. The politically correct terminology is gay, lesbian,...

Diversity scorecard: Is the industry keeping pace with the population?

The signs are everywhere: French instructions on tissue boxes and laundry detergent. Choices for Spanish at the ATM or during call routing. Somalians now...

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