Legislative Action

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To the South Dakota Multi Housing Legislative Action Fund (SDMHLAF) to provide financial support in furtherance of the state’s rental industry.

SDMHLAF is a non-partisan body that raises money and distributes funds to state and local candidates for election to political offices, and in support of the political/legislative process for the benefit of the rental industry.

Individuals and corporations may join the SDMHLAF by making a contribution and letting your opinion be heard. Join the Governmental Relations Committee to help with Fundraising to continue the fight.

SDMHLAF Gives You

Access: SDMHLAF is your vehicle to support candidates who are open to the apartment
industry’s views on issues crucial to your business and the industry at large. Access gives you the opportunity to state your case to a lawmaker who is willing to listen to your views before voting on issues that impact you.

Credibility: SDMHLAF gives our profession political credibility. Lawmakers are held accountable for their votes and SDMH LAF is your way either to support them on Election Day or support their opponents the next time.

Success: Growing our influence in Pierre does not happen easily. It is an ongoing and long-term process that only succeeds as more and more industry members participate. Your involvement makes SDMHLAF grow in strength.

Unity: SDMHLAF reaches across the state to connect rental owners, managers, maintenance, and even tenants in a common cause for the industry. It allows SDMHA to coordinate behind specific issues that affect us all and focus their efforts for the improvement of the industry and economy.


2018 Legislative Coffee Schedule

Aberdeen: At the Centennial Rooms at Northern State University from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Saturday, January 27
  • Saturday, February 3
  • Saturday, February 10
  • Saturday, February 24

Brandon: In the Bethany Meadows Community Room from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

  • Saturday, January 27
  • Saturday, February 24

Brookings: In the City Council Chambers of the City/County Building.

  • Saturday, February 3 at 9am
  • Saturday, March 3 at 8am

Deadwood: At the Deadwood Visitor’s Center beginning at 9 a.m.

  • Saturday, February 17

Fort Pierre: At Magpies from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

  • Saturday, February 10

Hartford: At Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce 10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m.

  • February 3

Huron: At City Hall from 9 to 10 a.m.

  • Saturday, January 20
  • Saturday, February 3
  • Saturday, February 24

Mitchell: In the Mitchell City Council chambers from 12 to 1 p.m.

  • Friday, January 26
  • Friday, February 16

Newell: At the Newell City Hall beginning at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Saturday, February 10

Onida: A Sully Buttes High School beginning at 10 a.m.

  • Friday, February 16

Piedmont: At the Piedmont Valley Legion Post from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.

  • Saturday, February 10
  • Pierre: In the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce Community Room from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, January 20

Rapid City: Multiple dates and locations

  • Saturday, January 27 at the South Dakota School of Mines from 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, February 10 at Western Dakota Tech from 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, February 17 at the Outdoor Campus West from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 24 at the South Dakota School of Mines from 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, March 3 at Western Dakota Tech from 9 to 11 a.m.

Sioux Falls: Legislative Coffees at the Holiday Inn Sioux Falls City Centre

  • Saturday, February 3 — Districts 10, 14 and 25
  • Saturday, February 10 — Districts 9, 13, and 15
  • Saturday, February 24 — Districts 6, 11, and 12

Sisseton: At the Sisseton Farm Show from 9 to 10 a.m.

  • Saturday, January 20

Spearfish: In the Joy Center on the Black Hills State University campus beginning at 10 a.m.

  • Saturday, February 10

Sturgis: At the Meade County Erskine Building from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

  • Saturday, February 3

Vermillion: In the Vermillion City Hall Council Chambers from 9 to 11 a.m.

  • Saturday, January 27
  • Saturday, February 17

Watertown: At the LATI “Super Classroom” (in the Nursing Area of the north end of campus) from 9 to 10 a.m.

  • Saturday, January 27

Webster: At the Webster Farm Show from 9 to 10 a.m.

  • Saturday, January 27

Yankton: In the Avera Professional Office Pavilion from 10 to 11 a.m.

  • Saturday, January 20
  • Saturday, February 3
  • Saturday, March 3