Maintain an apartment building properly, and the people who live under your roof will thank you for it.
You will need
- Supervision techniques
- Knowledge of laws and regulations
- Communication skills
- Cost efficiency
- Communal area (optional)
Step 1 Maintain day-to-day operations Oversee the day to day operations, such as mail delivery, trash collection, common area maintenance, security, and fire safety.
Step 2 Supervise staff Supervise the maintenance and janitorial staff, as well as other employees working in the building to make sure everyone is on the same page and functioning as a team.
Step 3 Study local laws and regulations Learn local fire and safety laws and regulations to create a safe environment for all employees and tenants.
Step 4 Communicate with tenants Communicate effectively with the tenants, balancing their wants and needs with costs, as well as their complaints about other residents.
Set-up a communal area on the premises to encourage everyone to meet and talk with each other.
Step 5 Minimize costs Work to give your tenants the most bang for their buck by minimizing costs while maintaining their standards of living.
Did You Know:
The 1910 Heights of Buildings Act in Washington, D.C., prohibited any building from being taller than 130 feet in order to preserve the aesthetic value of the nearby monuments.