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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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| Categories: Legal, Operations, Legislative / Regulatory, Insurance | View Count: (2531)
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Old Laws New Technology

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Old Laws New Technology
The utilization of old laws to challenge modern technological practices presents growing concerns for online businesses, including storage operators with online platforms.
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| Categories: Legal, Operations, Legislative / Regulatory, Cyber Security | View Count: (904)
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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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| Categories: Legal, Operations, Self Storage Vendors | View Count: (1927)
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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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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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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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| Categories: Operations, Self Storage Vendors, Construction | View Count: (2877)
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SSA Responds to West Coast Wildfires

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SSA Responds to West Coast Wildfires
The unprecedented West Coast wildfires have burned a heartfelt question into the minds of SSA’s staff and leadership: “How can we help?”
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Key Considerations for Building Boat and RV Storage
There is a ton of data available to help developers make decisions about where to build regular self storage. But when it comes to boat and RV storage, there is just not the same depth of information readily available.
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A Busy 2020 for SSA Legislative Activity

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A Busy 2020 for SSA Legislative Activity
2020 is another busy year for SSA’s legislative efforts. Below is brief overview of the offensive legislation that SSA and affiliated state associations are pursuing, as well as measures we are working to defeat.
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