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  • Cynthia Dzwigalski

How to Manage Security in Multifamily Properties

Today, we're delving into a topic that underlines the well-being of residents and the value of your multifamily property – security management. As someone who understands the importance of creating a safe living environment, I'm excited to share strategies for effectively managing security in your multifamily property.

How to Manage Security in Multifamily Properties

Access Control Systems:

Implement access control systems such as key fobs, electronic locks, or biometric entry systems to regulate who enters the property.

Surveillance and Monitoring:

Install surveillance cameras in common areas and key points to deter potential threats and provide evidence if incidents occur.


Ensure adequate lighting in all areas, including parking lots, hallways, and entrances, to deter criminal activities and improve visibility.

Emergency Plans:

Develop and communicate emergency plans that outline procedures for residents and staff to follow in case of fire, natural disasters, or other emergencies.

Security Personnel:

Depending on the size and complexity of your property, consider hiring security personnel to patrol the premises and respond to incidents.

Collaborative Community:

Encourage residents to be vigilant and report any suspicious activities. Building a sense of community can foster a safer environment.

Regular Assessments:

Conduct regular security assessments to identify vulnerabilities and make necessary improvements.

Creating a secure environment not only enhances tenant satisfaction but also contributes to the long-term success of your multifamily property. In our next article, we'll explore the integral role of appraisals in multifamily real estate investing.

Visit our website at to learn more about REL and discover how our multifamily underwriting software can support your investment journey. Stay tuned to our blog for more valuable insights and best practices related to multifamily investing.

*Disclaimer: The information shared in this blog post is meant for educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional advice. Always conduct thorough research and seek guidance from experts before making investment decisions.*

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