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Enhancing Apartment Living: The Real-World Benefits of HandyTrac Systems

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In the dynamic world of apartment living, security and convenience are paramount. As technology advances, tools that enhance our daily lives have become more sophisticated, and one such tool that is making waves is HandyTrac Systems. This blog post will delve into the experiences of apartment residents who have benefited from the capabilities of HandyTrac Systems. By examining their experiences, we can better understand how HandyTrac is transforming key control and improving the quality of apartment living.

A New Approach to Key Control

HandyTrac Systems is changing the way apartment residents think about key control. Here are some ways that residents have seen the impact:

1. Elevated Security and Peace of Mind

Apartment communities using HandyTrac Systems have reported a significant improvement in security measures. By allowing only authorized individuals to access buildings and units through secure authentication methods, residents feel a heightened sense of peace, knowing their belongings are better protected.

2. Monitoring and Accountability

HandyTrac’s key tracking features have proven to be a valuable asset. This level of transparency ensures accountability and reinforces a culture of responsible key usage within the community.

3. Community Building

Secure key management can also have a positive impact on community dynamics. Residents are now more aware of each other’s security, creating a sense of unity. This collective responsibility for safety can help build stronger bonds among neighbors.

4. Seamless Key Management During Relocation

Residents who have moved within the same community have praised HandyTrac’s efficiency during transitions. Updating access details during a move is hassle-free, eliminating the need for physical key coordination and administrative delays.

HandyTrac Systems is not just about key control; it’s about enhancing the entire apartment living experience. Through the lens of a resident, we see how HandyTrac improves security, simplifies access management, fosters a sense of community, and streamlines key-related processes. As technology continues to advance, HandyTrac is leading the way in making apartment living more secure, convenient, and enjoyable for residents across various communities.

The Need for Better Key Control

keys-on-ring-circleHere are 6 facts about the reality of key loss and why you should take preventive measures to avoid the risk and cost associated with losing keys.

1 – Re-keying a multi-tenant high-rise can cost upwards of $80,000 and take several weeks to finish. Even with insurance, an average deductible would run $25,000.

2 – Key loss is not only a security and cost issue – it’s also a credibility and integrity issue for security firms and property management companies.

3 – The majority of keys today are simply protected by the traditional key ring attached to a belt loop. This method of key control has remained unchanged for well over 100 years.

4 – During the London 2012 Olympics, a set of keys was lost for Wembley Stadium, a major sporting venue. Replacing keys and locks costs tens of thousands of dollars.

5 – Re-keying the buildings on a typical college campus can cost up to $100,000. Last January, USA Today reported that the loss of keys costed College of William and Mary close to $500,000.

6 РG4S was forced to spend £500,000 changing ALL the locks at prison after guards lost the keys.


About HandyTrac

For over 20 years HandyTrac has been the low-cost leader in multifamily and military housing key control; managing keys for more than 3,000,000 apartment homes throughout the country. Our cloud based systems offer instant access to archived reporting and provide the ability to manage your communities with a single login through your computer or smartphone.


Written by Shannon Arnold. Originally posted here.