COVID-19 resources for property managers: Industry guidance on regulatory changes, financial assistance & more

Robin Young
| 5 min. read
Get the latest industry insights.

Published on April 30, 2020

As local and federal governments respond to the latest challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic, conditions for property managers are shifting by the hour. We know that you need the latest information at your fingertips as the health and financial concerns of your employees, residents, and clients compete for your attention.

We’re watching these changing conditions as closely as you are. To help your team navigate this uncertain time, we’ve assembled the most comprehensive COVID-19 resources for property managers.

Best Coronavirus Resources for Property Managers

We recommend bookmarking these 3 resources and checking in every few days to see what the latest COVID-19 updates mean for your business. The National Multifamily Housing Council and RealPage do a fantastic job of translating complex changes into actionable recommendations for property managers; and the rapidly-growing Cash Flow Community Slack group is a great place to talk tactics with other industry professionals during this time.

Resources on This Topic:

Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 Regulations on Property Managers

Learn the details of how the new CARES Act applies to the rental sector; whether any eviction moratoriums or other tenant protections apply to your area; and how to comply with shelter-in-place orders.

Resources on This Topic:

Working with Renters Impacted by COVID-19 Layoffs

These resources offer recommendations for working with residents who have found themselves in a difficult financial position due to the pandemic. They include suggested communications on federal resources that are available to renters, as well as rent flexibility options that property managers may consider.

Resources on This Topic:

Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Within Rental Properties

These resources contain science-backed recommendations on decreasing the spread of the virus through cleaning, communication, and updates to your rental processes.

Resources on This Topic:

Guidance for Employers During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Find answers to the questions you might have as an employer during this time, from paid sick leave policies to protecting employees from exposure to the virus.

Resources on This Topic:

Financial Resources for Small Businesses During COVID-19

Learn which resources small businesses have available to them in the midst of this crisis through the Small Business Administration and Chamber of Commerce.

Resources on This Topic:

For more resources to help your team stay on top of this issue, keep an eye out for our round-up of the COVID-19 headlines that have had the biggest impact on the industry in the last week.

Read more on COVID-19
Robin Young
Robin Young

As Buildium’s Senior Researcher, Robin leverages her background in social science research and passion for real estate economics to predict trends in the rental market. She combines intensive market research with insights gleaned from surveys of renters, property managers, and rental owners to examine topics like shifting renter demographics, the housing affordability crisis, and up-and-coming markets.

Trending Stories For You
Scaling The PM forecasting mindset
No one can deny that 2020 has been a year of change, and as entrepreneurs, agility is what we thrive on. With every new obstacle…
Daniel Craig
| 5 min. read
COVID-19 How to run flawless, virtual HOA board meetings: Tips from a pro
Since the beginning of lockdown, property managers have had to come up with innovative ways to keep their residents safe while still providing the best…
Laurie Mega
| 8 min. read
Accounting & Taxes How does a 1031 exchange work? What property managers should know
Established real estate investors and property managers are likely already familiar with 1031 exchanges. The concept itself is simple: Reinvest the proceeds from the sale…
Amanda Maher
| 5 min. read

Be a more productive
property manager