Access Control

Unlock Centralized Community Access Control

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Automate and simplify real-time access and monitoring of your communities.


What is Access Control?

SmartRent's integrated Access Control platform controls access to common areas through your choice of mobile, PIN code, card, or fob credentials. Site teams can monitor and manage everything remotely, providing flexibility and a safer community for all.

Community access, reinvented

You’ll never think about managing access any other way.

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Enhance community security

Owners can monitor and control access to their properties remotely and in real-time.

Enjoy convenience and efficiency

Residents, vendors, and guests can enter common areas and access amenities without keys, eliminating key management for site staff and allowing them to focus on more important matters.

Adapt it to your needs

Access Control is compatible with smart home and property management systems—and it’s easy to customize and scale.

Improve net operating income

With no need for physical keys or re-keying locks, Access Control reduces the costs of managing lockouts and cutting replacements for keys that are lost or stolen.

Start things off right with expert installation

SmartRent can get you on the path to flexible, secure, scalable access management in a few simple steps.

Custom fit for your community

The most experienced team in the multifamily industry will walk your community and tailor a solution with hardware options that meet your needs.

The ease of white-glove installation

We'll efficiently install and confirm successful operation of your new access control system.

Full Training & 24/7 Support

Get your staff fully up to speed on Access Control and benefit from SmartRent’s personal 24/7 customer support.

Take charge of community access with top-of-the-line hardware

SmartRent’s Access Control solution operates within an open ecosystem, utilizing industry-leading hardware for every door at your site. Whether using readers, smart-access locks, elevator control, or video intercoms, our hardware options protect your community.

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Smart access control that helps everyone

Integrate with ease

Access Control integrates with major property management systems along with the SmartRent solutions suite to enhance operational efficiency.

Flexibly customize and scale to your needs

Open-architecture platform allows you to pivot service providers as needed—without the expense of replacing hardware.

Cut costs and increase security

Upfront hardware investment for cloud-based systems is less expensive than traditional systems that require in-house IT management.

“From white-glove installation to the detailed reporting, the SmartRent team was super communicative with us, whether for upcoming installs, hiccups that happened while on site, or any supply chain issues. I enjoy reading the regular installation trackers that the SmartRent team leaves after every install. It’s a great step, and I’m happy to receive those details. Overall, the communication from SmartRent has been fantastic.”

Sean Ortiz,

Area Project Manager: Construction

Quinn Residences

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Access Control's top features

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Customizable access levels

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Cloud-based system unlocks remote capabilities

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Property Management System integrations

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Hardware agnostic platform

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Detailed audit trails

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Real-time notifications

Harmonious integrations for uninterrupted workflows

Our solutions integrate with the most popular PMS and CRM systems. No need to master another software platform—stick with what your staff already knows.

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Let us help you operate smarter.

Experience SmartRent solutions in action for yourself and see how our technology can help you streamline operations, improve site team efficiency, and elevate the resident experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

As the name implies, it’s a system that utilizes a vast global cloud computing platform as opposed to physical servers located on the property. Cloud-based access control provides centralized, remote management without the cost and complexity of configuring traditional physical access systems. Real-time updates, offline device support, and added flexibility through 3rd party software integrations result in a more customizable solution for your needs.

Our access control platform is purpose-built for the multifamily to provide maximum value to owners and operators while providing residents and site teams with an easy-to-use modern living experience. The access control platform is deeply integrated with the SmartRent resident app and SmartRent Manager platform to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve resident satisfaction.

Whether your project is new construction or retrofitting an existing property, SmartRent provides project-specific quotes based on client needs. Next, our white glove implementation team walks the property to accurately assess the details of the site which is used to generate a custom itemized proposal with pricing specific to the property.

SmartRent access control works with a wide variety of access points including exterior and interior doors, gates, elevators and garage doors using a variety of credentials types such as mobile phones, fobs, keycards, PIN codes, windshield tags, and more.

SmartRent employs rigorous security measures that keep your personal information safe from hackers, cyber attacks, data breaches, and any other potential threats. We use a variety of technologies and policies to protect our platform.

SmartRent access control integrates with the SmartRent product ecosystem as well as major third-party Property Management Systems, Customer Relationship Management platforms, and a variety of other software and hardware partners.

Core to SmartRent’s ethos is an open ecosystem approach to hardware. Since we know how difficult and costly proprietary hardware is to replace, we partner and integrate with many of the most respected hardware manufacturers in the access control industry.

Resource Library

Case Studies

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