Course Detail

Managing Multi-Family Housing RE132

Tuition: $725
Dates: 4/3/18 - 5/29/18
Location: CGS-Coll of Gen Studies (871 Comm Ave) Boston, MA
Room Number: 323
Instructor: Mellen
Meeting Times:
  • Tues. Apr 03, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. Apr 10, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. Apr 17, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. Apr 24, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. May 01, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. May 08, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. May 15, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. May 22, 2018  6-8:30 PM
  • Tues. May 29, 2018  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.

    NOT AVAILABLE IN THE BU BOOKSTORE: BU Students in this class will be given information to purchase this book from IREM at a 30% discount. Go to, and link on Publications. The coupon code is BUS30. REQUIRED

Please note that prices are subject to change.