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Congratulations to our Leadership Lyceum Class of 2014

Posted by Legislative on 12/27/2013 11:26:15 AM

HAA has selected our lyceum class for 2014.  Congratulations to our nine candidates who will go through the program this year!

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Wine Tasting Fundraiser for NAAPAC

Posted by Legislative on 11/13/2013 04:30:47 PM

HAA members raised more than $15,000 for the National Apartment Association PAC at their 3rd annual wine tasting fundraiser.

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Deadline today! Make Residents' Holidays Merry!

Posted by Legislative on 11/11/2013 02:48:54 PM

Nominate your residents for the Deck the Halls - a program to recognize needy residents with full holiday trimmings and gifts.

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Leadership Lyceum, apply by Nov. 15

Posted by Legislative on 11/11/2013 11:11:02 AM

This leadership development program identifies high caliber, effective, well informed industry professionals to educate them on the mission and strategic objectives of the association.

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Election Day Recommendations

Posted by 43149_CMS_USER on 11/4/2013 09:51:39 AM

November 5, 2013, is election day for City of Houston candidates.

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Seeking Spring Intern

Posted by Legislative on 10/28/2013 10:51:45 AM

Find out why HAA is a great fit for students looking to learn more about associations, public affairs and communications! Join the HAA team as a paid intern.

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Make the holidays brighter for your residents

Posted by Legislative on 10/21/2013 11:34:00 AM

Hey Managers   The holiday season is full of joy, happiness and a time to rejoice and celebrate with our loved ones. For most of us, we take these special

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Early Voting Begins Monday, October 21

Posted by Legislative on 10/18/2013 03:26:05 PM

Head to the polls for early voting beginning Monday! Take this list of HAABGF endorsed candidates with you.

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Food Drive To Begin November 1

Posted by Membership on 10/17/2013 05:05:50 PM

  The food drive officially starts November 1 and HAA is asking all communities as well as supplier partner companies to collect people and pet food to deliver to The Houston Food Bank and The Rescue Bank. Your drop off

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Federal Shutdown's Houston Impact

Posted by Legislative on 10/1/2013 01:38:49 PM

NAA updates members on the potential impact of lapses in federal funding on HUD programs and payments.

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National Night Out & Crime Stoppers

Posted by Legislative on 9/25/2013 03:27:16 PM

Plan your National Night Out event and participate in programs from Crime Stoppers of Houston to help make our community safer.

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HAA Member Alert - Regarding email from Apartmentemails.com

Posted by Membership on 9/19/2013 01:24:43 PM

Have you gotten an email from Apartmentemails.com lately? Beware of its contents.

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Clearing the Way for New Communities

Posted by Legislative on 9/19/2013 11:37:47 AM

New communities are rising along with Houston's steady growing economy and population.

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Corral the Grease

Posted by Legislative on 9/12/2013 03:15:51 PM

Corral the Grease and property managers team up to stop grease stoppage in drains.

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Conroe Owner/Manager Meeting

Posted by Legislative on 8/26/2013 12:43:25 PM

Join us for our next program in Montgomery County.  This FREE event is a "can't miss" for Conroe and Woodlands area owners and managers.

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Endorsed Candidates for November 2013

Posted by Legislative on 8/16/2013 04:34:55 PM

The following is a list of candidates endorsed by the Houston Apartment Association Better Government Fund in the upcoming elections for the City of Houston on November 5, 2013.

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HAA New Member Roll Call

Posted by Membership on 8/14/2013 11:07:34 AM

We've got new members!

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Congratulations to Houston Housing Authority

Posted by Legislative on 8/7/2013 03:09:00 PM

The Houston Housing Authority won the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials' Award of Merit for its Housing Houston’s Heroes initiative.

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Announcing the new online Buyer's Guide!

Posted by Legislative on 8/7/2013 09:30:48 AM

We are pleased to announce a new addition to the HAA family, HAABuyersGuide.com

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Join HAABGF for lunch with Mayor Parker

Posted by Legislative on 8/7/2013 09:09:19 AM

Join Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the Houston Apartment Association Better Government Fund for a lunch on September 9!

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Industry Lauds Housing Reform Speech

Posted by Legislative on 8/6/2013 02:05:34 PM

Statement from NMHC and NAA, in response to President Obama’s speech today on housing finance reform.

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Keep Your Cool!

Posted by Legislative on 8/6/2013 11:01:24 AM

Hot weather can mean high stress for A/C equipment in our area.  Check out these renters' tips for dealing with summer air conditioning issues.

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Development is Here to Stay

Posted by Legislative on 7/25/2013 01:15:53 PM

Houston has topped a lot of lists recently, and we foresee many fantastic new developments in our future!

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HAA Members Attend TAA Board Meeting

Posted by Legislative on 7/24/2013 02:28:02 PM

HAA members represent the Houston on several committees, task forces and on the TAA board.

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Conroe Management Meeting

Posted by Legislative on 7/24/2013 10:10:48 AM

Register for the Conroe management meeting for a lesson on the new eviction rules and a free lunch.

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2013 Hall of Fame Luncheon

Posted by Legislative on 7/17/2013 02:20:30 PM

Join HAA in a special luncheon honoring Larry Hill of Sumar Realty Corp. as the 2013 inductee to the Hall of Fame. To read more about Larry Hill see our previous blog.     The luncheon will be held on Wednesday,

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Seeking Interns!

Posted by Legislative on 7/11/2013 04:36:12 PM

HAA is on the lookout for an intern for the fall of 2013. 

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HAA Announces Hall of Fame Inductee

Posted by Membership on 7/3/2013 11:14:02 AM

The Hall of Fame Committee has selected Larry Hill as the latest recipient of this honor.

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Conroe Owner and Manager Meeting

Posted by Legislative on 6/24/2013 01:37:53 PM

Conroe area apartment owners and managers, join HAA General Counsel Howard Bookstaff for a lunch and learn about new eviction rules.

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Congratulations Designates!

Posted by Membership on 6/14/2013 11:29:25 AM

Our newest group of designates completes a milestone.

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2013 Honors Awards Recipients

Posted by Legislative on 6/13/2013 01:21:15 PM

Congratulations to the 2013 Houston Apartment Association Honors Award winners! The full list of individual and property winners is available here.

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New Resources for Managers by City

Posted by Legislative on 6/13/2013 12:06:08 PM

As Houston grows, so do the cities around it. To help accommodate the growing Houston area apartment industry, HAA has released extended manager resource guides for 14 cities.

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Fun Run and Walk 2013

Posted by Legislative on 6/12/2013 08:31:37 AM

This year’s Fun Run and Walk was another success, raising more than $45,000 for Camp Hope (transitional housing for vets with PTSD).

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New Emergency Planning Guide

Posted by Legislative on 6/5/2013 11:54:01 AM

Hurricane season is here, and the coast is preparing in full swing. Make a plan early for a variety of emergencies.

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Pearland Considers Rental Registration

Posted by Legislative on 6/4/2013 09:53:28 AM

Pearland City Council held a workshop to discuss a proposed rental registration, inspection and fee program.

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Phone Bank at Univision 45

Posted by 43149_CMS_USER on 5/30/2013 09:10:56 AM

This week HAA and Univision 45 held their second annual renter's education phone bank. The phones rang for our 11 volunteers for just over three hours with calls from Spanish speakers.

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2013 Water Wise Press Conference

Posted by Legislative on 5/23/2013 01:39:46 PM

This week kicked off the Water Wise Program for its seventh consecutive summer with a press conference held at the Weekley Family YMCA.

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Renters' Education Phone Bank With FOX 26

Posted by Legislative on 5/23/2013 09:10:09 AM

HAA joins Take it to Akin to answer Houston's questions on renters rights.

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Morning With the Mayor

Posted by Legislative on 5/22/2013 09:51:20 AM

On May 6, 2013, more than three dozen HAA members met with Mayor Parker for an intimate breakfast conversation about the future of the City of Houston.

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YMCA Water Wise Program

Posted by Legislative on 5/8/2013 10:49:28 AM

Summer is here and so is your opportunity to make a splash with your residents.

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2013 Honors Nominees

Posted by Membership on 5/8/2013 08:30:52 AM

Congratulations to all the Nominees for the 2013 Honors Awards!

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Lone Star Go Getter Announced

Posted by Membership on 4/12/2013 05:12:52 PM

TAA has announced Debbie Sulzer as the recipient of the Lone Star Go Getter award.

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Maintenance Mania Winners

Posted by Education on 4/12/2013 01:12:19 PM

Our Maintenance Mania crews were spectacular this year.Thank you to all who participated and congratulations to our top maintenance professionals!

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We Have a Winner

Posted by Membership on 3/22/2013 09:47:32 AM

Congratulations to the winner of the 2013 TAA Maintenance Professional of the Year Award!

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HAA Honors Awards Property Nomination Deadline Extended

Posted by Legislative on 3/20/2013 10:21:33 AM

The deadline for property nominations for the 2013 HAA Honors awards has been extended! Submit your nomination now for a chance to win a $100 gift card.

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Keycycling Drive

Posted by Membership on 3/8/2013 11:43:23 AM

We want your used keys! HAA is teaming up with Valet Waste to turn your old keys into money for the American Red Cross.

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TAA Celebrates 50 Years

Posted by Legislative on 3/1/2013 09:58:02 AM

The Texas Apartment Association celebrates its 50th anniversary with a resolution from Texas House Representative, Jim Murphy.

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TopGolf fundraiser a success!

Posted by Membership on 2/27/2013 04:13:15 PM

Our TopGolf PAC fundraiser was a hole-in-one. Thanks to all those top notch golfers that came out, played and helped us raise money!

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Protect Yourself From Check Thefts

Posted by Legislative on 2/20/2013 12:30:17 PM

Recently we have received reports about after hours check drop boxes being broken into and rent checks being stolen. Tips for preventing theft are available here.

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We Want to Award You!

Posted by Legislative on 2/20/2013 11:15:55 AM

The HAA 2013 Honors awards is the perfect time to get recognized for your remarkable community. HAA is now calling for property nominations.

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Ask A.C.E

Posted by Legislative on 2/13/2013 02:04:36 PM

With the release of the NAA and NMHC market study comes a new website with new, easy to use tools that provide you with detailed break downs of the economic support coming from the apartment industry.

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Staying Safe in Your Workplace

Posted by Legislative on 2/13/2013 11:24:36 AM


The apartment industry is unique when it comes to safety in the workplace. Keep your apartment community and employees safe from potential violence with a few of these tips. 

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NAA/NMHC Market Study

Posted by Legislative on 2/12/2013 01:24:45 PM

Today, NAA and NMHC are releasing the results of a new study featuring the impact of our industry on Houston and 11 other major metropolitan areas.

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Keep Bedbugs Out

Posted by Legislative on 1/30/2013 12:26:07 PM

With the increase of bed bugs it is important to be educated to help protect you and your family against an infestation.

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And the nominees are...

Posted by Membership on 1/25/2013 11:47:22 AM

The Houston Apartment Association announces its nominees for the TAA awards program. Congratulations and best of luck to our nominees!

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Leadership Lyceum Kicks Off

Posted by Membership on 1/17/2013 10:24:01 AM

The 2013 Leadership Lyceum program holds its first class on January 17.  Participants go through an intensive, educational series to become better equipped for future leadership with HAA.

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TAA Day at the Capitol

Posted by Legislative on 1/16/2013 10:44:05 AM

Join us at the Texas Apartment Association's 2013 Day at the Capitol. TAA will be holding its 2013 Legislative Conference Wednesday, February 20, at the Omni Austin Hotel (downtown).

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HAABGF Endorses Carol Alvarado

Posted by Legislative on 1/16/2013 10:14:49 AM

The Houston Apartment Association supports Carol Alvarado in her race for Texas Senate District 6.

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Gala Giddy-up

Posted by Legislative on 1/9/2013 04:32:59 PM

Calling all cowboys and cowgirls. The Houston Apartment Association is hosting the 2013 Installation and New Year Gala on Friday January 25.

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Be A Hero in 2013

Posted by Legislative on 1/2/2013 09:39:29 AM

Threats from government are coming at the apartment industry faster than a speeding bullet. Join HAABGF and be a hero for our industry.

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