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SSA Announces 2024 Legislative Agenda

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SSA Announces 2024 Legislative Agenda
The SSA has a robust legislative agenda planned for 2024. As background, the SSA typically seeks seven core amendments to laws in states that have not previously adopted them. Overall, these amendments aim to reduce costs, streamline operations, and limit liability for the operator as outlined in more depth below. UPDATED REGULARLY
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Old Mattresses Hurting Your Lien Sales?

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Old Mattresses Hurting Your Lien Sales?
What do you do with an old mattress in a unit that must be auctioned?
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The Unsigned Contract

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The Unsigned Contract
What is the effect of an unsigned rental agreement? In a nutshell, a judge won’t enforce the paragraph you hoped would win your lawsuit and will instead declare that very provision unenforceable.
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Weathering the Storm

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Weathering the Storm
Proactive measures can reduce your facility’s exposure during hurricane season.
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Should You be Doing Online Auctions?

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Should You be Doing Online Auctions?
It is certainly something to think about if you are not doing your auctions online. The primary value of online auctions is flexibility.
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Robo Marketing

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Robo Marketing
Self storage operators considering using automated calls or texts to market their facility should be careful when choosing a service provider. Your company may be strictly liable for your service provider’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) violations.
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SSA Announces 2023 Legislative Agenda Updated
The SSA has a robust legislative agenda planned for 2023. In conjunction with state associations, SSA intends to pursue lien law amendments in California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Virginia, Texas, and Wisconsin. Also, SSA intends to pursue a self storage lien law in Alaska – the last remaining state without such a law.
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How To Streamline Your Self Storage Business: 7 Effective Ways
The self storage industry has experienced steady growth over the past decade, with an average annual growth rate of 3.5% from 2016 to 2021. However, the projected growth rate for the self storage industry is around 7.53% between 2022 and 2027.
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Four Reasons why you may want to Add Mobile Storage Units to Your Facility
Whether you are building a self storage facility from scratch or expanding an existing storage site, you can grow your business by adding mobile storage units.
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Several States Increase Minimum Wage in 2023

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Several States Increase Minimum Wage in 2023
The federal minimum wage will remain at $7.25 / hour for 2023. However, in 2023 the minimum wage in several states is set to rise.
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