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Apartment Access Control Systems | Unlock the Benefits

Unlock the Benefits of Apartment Access Control Systems

Privacy and security are important, no question about it. In single family homes, people have the freedom of personal security systems and other smart technology to enhance their home like door locks and thermostats. In apartments, access around a property is completely different. First, there are a number of renters who live in the community in need of access to every door and amenity. Next, there are guests that come and go from renters all the time through the day and evening, and even vendors are moving around installing and fixing. The point is that it gets complicated and renters aren’t in charge of just their personal access. 

What is Apartment Access Control? 

Let’s start with the basics. What is apartment access control?

Apartment access control is a way of automating entry point access for authorized individuals around different entry points in an apartment community. As mentioned before, access control is installed as a way to ensure residents, guests, vendors and property staff are only allowed around an apartment community in areas where they are authorized to be. 


How does apartment access control work? 

Apartment access control is usually installed in the form of hardware by doors. Different access control systems have options to grant entry into an access points like:

-key pad

-key fob

-key card

-Cloud-based access

-Mobile access



Why you should invest in apartment building access control

The answer to this question goes right back into our original point of this blog. Security, confidence, ease of use. 

When apartments have access control installed on their property, it brings an additional level of security so the right people have access to the right areas within a community. 

Second is confidence. Renters can have confidence that their community cares enough to keep their apartment feeling like their safe home environment. And a confident, safe renter means a happy, long term renter. 

Lastly is ease of use. With an automated access control system, property staff can easily know that renters, guests, vendors and other staff are only in the places throughout the community that they need to be, without getting up from their chair.


This technology brings another level of efficient operations to an apartment community that also increases confidence in security. Your residents and property staff deserve tech like this.