A comprehensive look at the dynamics of the apartment industry, with the view of utilizing ministry and chaplaincy skills to meet the needs of those who own and manage apartment communities. The student will explore the various associations and organizational structures that are essential to land acquisition, NIMBY issues, building, renovating, compliance, leasing and fair housing considerations.
Students learn to develop and utilize social skills to go deeper in their relationships with apartment communities. They will also become confident in their understanding of how management companies operate. Learners will become familiar with a dual ministry that cultivates relationships with companies and residents.
After gaining entrance into the apartment industry and specific communities, the student will develop a better ability to recognize needs within their context. Pulling from common chaplaincy resources, the learner will be better able to sustain dialog with industry leaders. Becoming familiar with the goals and purpose of community organizations and agencies will allow them to develop systems that meet physical, emotional and spiritual needs of both residents and company employees.