There are multiple facets to pet-inclusivity, beginning with pet-friendly policies and regulations. By establishing clear and concise pet policies, operators set the foundation for a harmonious coexistence between associates, pet owners and non-pet owners.
Although each facet of ESG is vital to keeping society on the right path, sustainability in rental housing is becoming increasingly prevalent. Operators and investors are tapping into various products and services that encourage an environmentally-conscience community.
Relying on maintenance teams to remedy the unscooped pet waste problem is no longer a feasible option. In fact, utilizing maintenance teams to pick up waste is most likely costing operators valuable time, equating to a substantial loss in revenue.
Communities go through rigorous environmental testing to ensure they are following the appropriate sustainability efforts that enhance not only a specific property’s green initiatives, but the entire region’s ecosystem. Technology is leading the way in these efforts.
As more communities become pet-friendly, operators have started tapping tech solutions to address some of the pain points that accompany being pet-friendly and enhance the experience for pet owners, non-pet owners and onsite teams alike.
Sustainability, or “going green,” was once thought to be just a fad. But modern renters – notably Gen Z and millennials – would say otherwise. According to ApartmentData.com, about 80% of apartment residents believe that living in green apartment communities is good for their health.
For nearly 25 years, the ability to post an online review has been a way people can either give praise about an experience or share their disappointment and list every single reason why their experience was so bad. Every industry has to deal with it, but for multifamily, online reviews hit differently.
Over the last few years, apartment operators have been reexamining the health and safety procedures they currently have in place. And one of the biggest issues that keeps surfacing and requires more attention is how to solve the unscooped pet waste problem at apartment communities.
Unscooped pet waste puts the health of entire apartment communities at risk. When pet owners don’t pick up their pet’s waste, there are massive health and environmental implications. As more apartment communities allow pets and assistance animals onsite, the animal waste problem continues to grow.