ASHA Research & Other Industry Information

ASHA is committed to filling gaps in senoirs housing-related data and information. The association specifically targets its research on the following:

The State of Seniors Housing An annual, comprehensive survey of operational and financial performance that contains the most reliable and useful statistical indicators available.

Seniors Housing State Regulatory Handbook Key assisted living and CCRC licensure and regulatory requirements are summarized in this one-of-a-kind resource for developers, owners, operators, and financiers.

Seniors Housing Construction Report A detailed analysis of construction trends for market-rate seniors housing, including a state-by-state ranking of all construction projects.

ASHA 25 The annual ranking of the industry's 25 largest owners and 25 largest managers of seniors housing.

ASHA has published a wide variety of other definitive reports on such topics as seniors housing finance trends, fair housing and ADA compliance, seniors housing acquisitions, long-term care policy, as well as many other resources. New reports are added throughout the year.

ASHA Home Page ASHA members can access the extensive library of seniors housing information complied on the ASHA website ( Through this Internet site, ASHA members can register for meetings, order publications, access the annual ASHA 25 rankings, press releases and membership directory. A "Members Only" section contains ASHA newsletters and regulatory guidance, white papers, selected research reports and more.

Seniors Housing Update ASHA keeps members apprised of the latest information and legislative, judicial and regulatory developments in the seniors housing industry. The association also identifies business opportunities, demographic information and successful strategies in marketing, finance and management through its bimonthly newsletter. This concise resource informs professionals of vital information not usually addressed in other industry periodicals and journals.

State Policy Update This quarterly newsletter provides a summary of selected state legislative and regulatory proposals impacting the seniors housing industry in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Washington Update Published biweekly and succinct in presentation, the Washington Update alerts members to the latest important legislative, regulatory, judicial, demographic, and financial developments and trends in residential rental properties.

Environmental Update The Environmental Update reports quarterly on the increasingly significant impact of environmental policy on the value of members' investments.

Tax Update The quarterly Tax Update summarizes the latest legislative, administrative and judicial developments pertinent to the tax strategies of owners, developers, managers and financiers.

Building Codes Update The Building Codes Update is published quarterly and informs member firms how action by the major building code organizations can affect costs and operations. It also reports on code improvements and interpretation of the practical impact of major code decisions.

Technology Update The Technology Update assists member firms with strategic technology decisions and covers research advances. Telecommunications, water utilities, Internet activities, and video delivery are core topics of this quarterly newsletter.

Market Trends Update Market Trends is prepared quarterly and summarizes statistical trends and such important rental housing issues as vacancy rates, employment growth, apartment cap rates and sales prices.

Research Notes Update Published periodically, Research Notes provides data and analysis on apartment-related topics such as financing trends, resident demographics, construction and utilities.

Property Management Update The Property Management Update is a quarterly publication focusing on issues such as fair housing and accessibility, human resources and compensation trends, as well as other operational concerns such as debt collection and bankruptcy reform.

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