Course Detail

Managing Multi-Family Housing RE132

Tuition: $725
Dates: 4/4/19 - 5/30/19
Location: Charles River Campus Boston, MA
Room Number: TBD
Instructor: Mellen
Meeting Times:
  • Thurs. Apr 04, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Thurs. Apr 11, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Thurs. Apr 18, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Thurs. Apr 25, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Thurs. May 02, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Thurs. May 09, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Thurs. May 16, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Thurs. May 23, 2019  6-8:30 PM
  • Thurs. May 30, 2019  6-8:30 PM

Course Description

This course teaches students what all successful apartment managers need to know to maximize occupancy, minimize turnover, and realize a property’s full economic potential. A comprehensive introduction to all types of rental housing management, the course provides the knowledge needed to improve management performance and diversify students’ ranges of marketable skills.

Topics: Development and implementation of sound management policies; building a productive, skilled staff; effective marketing and leasing techniques; managing maintenance operations; building good resident relations; and the fundamentals of expense budgeting and record keeping.

Scheduling Details

  • Offered occasionally.

Textbooks and Class Materials

  • Practical Apartment Management. Kelley, Edward. (IREM), (2009). IREM Staff. ISBN 978-1-57203-141-8.

    REQUIRED: Not available in the BU Bookstore. Buy this book directly from IREM at a 30% discount. Go to, and link on Publications. Use coupon code BUS30.

Please note that prices are subject to change.