Multi-Family Residential

Apartment Security: Parking Lot Shenanigans

Posted by Eric Nauta on April 16, 2019

Parking lots and parking garages can be dangerous places, especially at night. In this video, our Stealth Monitoring security operators observed a vehicle enter the parking lot of a Florida apartment complex just after 2 a.m. Multiple people entered and exited the car. At one…

Why You Need to Manage Electronics Waste in Multifamily Housing

Posted by Pearson Brock on April 12, 2019

Many residents fail to properly recycle electronics when they reach their end-of-life. Often, they throw them away in the trash. This isn't safe because the electronics may contain hazardous materials like lead, mercury, and cadmium. These could seep into water and soil. This…

5 Steps to Healthy Apartment Building Technology

Posted by Pearson Brock on April 11, 2019

Managing an apartment building requires keeping an eye on many moving parts. As such, ensuring technology remains updated and in working order doesn't always make the top of the list of things to do. Nonetheless, it's important to maintain tech to ensure things always work as…

Meet Stealth at the 2019 Education Conference & EXPO in San Diego

Posted by Brandon Koepnick on April 9, 2019

Every 80 seconds, someone rents an apartment. What do you think are the top two priorities for these new renters? Affordability and security. That should come as no surprise since apartments and condos are 85 percent more likely to be burglarized than single-family homes,…

The One Apartment Amenity You Want to Offer Tenants

Posted by Pearson Brock on April 5, 2019

The advantage of managing or owning a Class A apartment property is that tenants want to live in your building. It's typically in a desirable neighborhood with little crime. However, the fact is that apartments and condos have an 85 percent greater likelihood of being…

Does Your City Let You Track Neighborhood Crime Like This?

Posted by Amy Hite on March 20, 2019

Do you know where neighborhood crime is happening in your city? Is it near your home or workplace? Residents and businesses in Frisco, Texas, have a way to get answers to all their neighborhood crime questions with an interactive visual tool. Crime Mapping Frisco Residents and…

Apartment Security: Maintenance Shed Thieves Arrested

Posted by Amy Hite on March 15, 2019

Apartment communities try to maintain a safe environment for their residents and staff. After all, security is a major factor in minimizing vacancy rates. In this month’s Catch of the Month video, our security operators spotted a group of individuals stealing from the…

Are Apartment Video Surveillance Security Solutions Actually a Liability?

Posted by Pearson Brock on March 15, 2019

Many apartment property managers and owners fear installing video surveillance increases liability. The opposite is actually true. Video surveillance decreases apartment liability and there are court cases that reinforce this. Generally, a landowner has no duty to protect…