Other stories by Betsy Befus

  • Patchwork Policies

    A patchwork quilt can be comforting on a cold winter evening. But the United States' current patchwork immigration policy—various state and local initiatives coupled with federal regulatory enforcement and litigation—benefits no one.

  • Up in Smoke:Multifamily Properties Institute Smoking Bans

    Smoke-free policies make their way into multifamily housing.

  • Cutting Checks

    The numbers are in–and nobody's walking away with big money. According to the results of the 2004 NMHC National Apartment Management Compensation and Benefits Practices Survey, apartment companies are continuing to cut costs in myriad ways, including slowing the pace of company-wide salary...