Benefits of Joining
CCOPO is a nonpartisan, non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and develop a positive business climate for real estate investment throughout the state and local levels while also providing educational and professional development forums for members, statewide affiliates, and vendors to interact and manage their businesses. Membership is comprised of apartment owners and suppliers throughout the state of Connecticut.
Since 1972 ● 250 Members Strong ● 10,000 Apartment Units
Advocacy: CCOPO, through our paid lobbyist, is the voice of property owners throughout Connecticut. CCOPO has successfully shaped or halted many pieces of legislation pertaining to bed bugs, possessions of evicted tenants, blight taskforce, use & occupancy, small claims court fees and judgments, Strict liability for Lead Paint, Service Animals and Criminal Background Checks. We work with our members through our Legislative Committee to give everyone the ability to join the conversation and share their opinions and information.
Networking: Meet property owners, landlords and vendors.
CCOPO’s Annual Meeting, held every spring in the Hartford area, is a great way to network with other property owner, and visit each suppliers table to find new products and services. CCOPO’s Boast Cruise, held every June, is a great opportunity to relax and unwind and get to meet investors, landlords and vendors personally while cruising along the Connecticut River.
Education: CCOPO, through our Affiliate Member CAREI – Connecticut Association of Real Estate Investors – offers monthly educational and networking meetings on topics and issues relevant to identifying, buying and managing Investment real estate.
Information: CCOPO through its, newsletter, website, and email alerts keeps members up to date about important, pending legislation. We have an online bill tracking system and direct access to our lobbyists who provide us important and timely updates.
We also have a network of trusted providers who we stand behind and recommend.
Discounts: Membership in CCOPO can equal cost savings on a variety of services, such as: Paint: discounted rates from our paint supplier – Sherwin Williams
Appliances: Cost savings on fridge/freezers & gas and electric ranges – Marc’s Appliances Legal: Evictions in Middlesex, Tolland, and Hartford County through attorney Michael Clinton