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Corral the Grease This Thanksgiving

Posted by 43149_CMS_USER on 11/22/2016 05:15:46 PM

Prevent sewage buildup on your property this Thanksgiving.

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Annual Business Meeting

Posted by Communications on 11/14/2016 03:52:06 PM

Bring your Apartment Angels items and food bank donations to the upcoming HAA Annual Business Meeting this Thursday.

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Apartment Angels

Posted by Communications on 10/11/2016 04:27:12 PM

We are partnering with ACAM to support their holiday project, Apartment Angels. Here is a list of requested items to donate. Please donate items to the HAA office. Deadline is Dec. 1.

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Deck the Halls

Posted by Communications on 10/7/2016 10:12:28 AM

Deck the Halls is a holiday charity event in which a nominated family gets their apartment home decorated for the holidays. Help us keep Lisa Purdy's legacy going by nominating a less fortunate family or through donations.

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US Dept of Labor New Overtime Rule

Posted by Communications on 8/4/2016 10:38:32 AM

NAA NMHC have released guidance (link posted below, login required) for the apartment housing industry on the Labor Department's overtime rule.  Prepared by Jennifer Redmond and Brian Fond from the law firm of Sheppard Mullin, the

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Pool Safety: Water Wise Program 2016

Posted by Communications on 7/1/2016 01:51:12 PM

Fun, sun and safety HAA’s 2016 Water Wise Program By Sidney Phillips, HAA Intern Many Houstonians will be grabbing their bathing suits and sunscreen to the beach, lake or local swimming pool this summer. However, a fun day in the

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Corral the Grease and Multifamily Cooking Oil Collection & Recycling Program

Posted by Communications on 6/30/2016 10:34:19 AM

It may be surprising to learn that common kitchen items, such as cooking oil, butter, meat and even salad dressing can wreak extensive financial and environmental damage on our communities.  Commonly used cooking items including fats, oils and grease (FOG)

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All-Stars Sports Challenge Scores 2016

Posted by Communications on 6/15/2016 10:38:52 AM

A total of 46 teams competed in the 2016 All Stars Sports Challenge. We were able to raise $25,000 for the Red Cross benefiting flood victims. We couldn't have done it without everyone who participated. Sponsored by  AAA Plumbers, Apple

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HAA Honors Winners

Posted by Communications on 6/9/2016 11:10:01 AM

What a spectacular evening we had last night. We would like to thank our wonderful hosts HAA President Alison Hall and industry speaker Kate Good. The energy in the room last night at the Hilton Americas was palpable. Congratulations again

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HAA Honors Awards

Posted by Membership on 6/6/2016 04:26:27 PM

The Houston Apartment Association celebrates superior performance and excellence in the multifamily industry with our annual Honors Awards.  Our stellar event last night had over 1100 professionals attending.   Congratulations to all the nominees and the winners!  

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Brazoria County Flood Information

Posted by Legislative on 6/2/2016 11:46:47 AM

Brazoria County Flood Information

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Fort Bend County Flood Assistance

Posted by Legislative on 6/2/2016 09:36:27 AM


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Prepare for Hurricane Season

Posted by Legislative on 6/1/2016 11:59:32 AM

On the First Day of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, the City of Houston Offers Preparedness Tips

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Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund

Posted by Communications on 5/2/2016 11:49:40 AM

As we have seen time and time again, horrific conditions unite people. When tragedy strikes, we respond with compassion, self sacrifice and generosity. Unity allows us to weather immediate disaster. When Houston was hit by historical flooding on April 18,

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Rebuilding After a Flood

Posted by Communications on 4/26/2016 04:25:12 PM

Over 1,900 apartment units were affected by the recent flood. If you own or manage one of these properties, you are probably in the midst of rebuilding and you know that the permitting process can be a daunting one. The

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Derechos y Responsabilidades de los Residentes de Apartamento después de la Inundación de abril del 2016

Posted by Legislative on 4/25/2016 10:24:32 AM

Su arrendamiento Muchos de sus derechos y responsabilidades después de un desastre natural son determinados por el contrato de arrendamiento entre usted y el dueño de la propiedad. No todos los arrendamiento son iguales. Asegúrese de leer su contrato para

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Helping Flood Victims

Posted by Communications on 4/20/2016 12:38:47 PM

Harris County Community Services are assisting Mayor Turner in his effort to move people quickly. Any property owner wishing to step up and help house flood victims with their available housing, please contact Debbie Hayes at 713 578 2217. Many

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April Flooding Information

Posted by Communications on 4/20/2016 11:14:22 AM

For Displaced Residents Harris County Chinese Community Center, 9800 Town Park Dr., Houston Willow Meadows Baptist Church, 9800 Town Park Dr., Houston Jersey Village Baptist Church, 16518 Jersey Drive, Jersey Village MO Campbell Education Center, 1865 Aldine Bender Rd., Houston

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Emotional Support Animal Member Toolkit

Posted by Communications on 4/13/2016 05:32:05 PM

I hope you guys enjoyed our “Assistance Animals Versus Pets” blog post. While we included guidance and tips (provided by attorney Jerry L. Carlton) for handling service animal requests, NAA has made it easier on property owners.  Property owners are

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Annual Maintenance Mania Competition Draws 500 Members, Famiiliar Faces

Posted by 55092_CMS_USER on 4/11/2016 11:30:41 AM

The 10th annual Maintenance Mania competition was held April 7th, drawing over 500 HAA members to compete and spectate.  Several past winners made their mark once again in the competition, though some notable newcomers also got their moment in the

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HAA Property Spotlight

Posted by 43149_CMS_USER on 4/8/2016 01:06:18 PM

SMI Properties celebrated Easter with a basket full of activities for children at Braeswood Oaks Apartments and Woodcreek of NW Crossing. Here at HAA, we are looking for events such as this one to build our new initiative called HAA Property Spotlight,

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New HUD Guidance on using criminal history

Posted by 43149_CMS_USER on 4/7/2016 03:08:32 PM

On April 4, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development issued this guidance on the use of criminal records by housing providers. The guidance adds some clarity to the "disparate impact" theory that a policy can violate the Fair

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Assistance Animals Versus Pets: The difference and how to battle the difference

Posted by Membership on 3/31/2016 01:07:10 PM

Assistance animals provide a better quality of life to people with disabilities so it’s important for residents to have the right to request appropriate accommodations from property owners. People falsely passing off pets as assistance animals are jeopardizing the right

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HAA Lyceum Heads to City Hall

Posted by Communications on 3/24/2016 08:52:07 AM

Our Leadership Lyceum group attended a city council meeting at City Hall this morning. They met with councilman Jerry Davis and councilwoman Amanda Edwards, saw Mayor Sylvester Turner in action when pressed with pushback from the council and learned about

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March on Crime

Posted by Communications on 3/16/2016 04:53:27 PM

  HAA is proud to have sponsored the Southwest Management District March On Crime luncheon at Houston Baptist University.  Pictured in the photo above are (from left) board member Rick Ogden, board chair Kenneth Li, board member Don Wang, deputy

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City Council Conscience: Houston Recycling Limbo

Posted by Communications on 3/10/2016 10:33:13 AM

   Because of the city budget’s fiscal constraints, Mayor Sylvester Turner and the City Council have refused to renew a single family recycling contract with Waste Management that bears drastically higher fees than the deal that expires next week. In

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HAA Internship Opportunity

Posted by Communications on 3/3/2016 03:55:43 PM

Communications and Public Affairs Intern Summer 2016, Fall 2016 semesters The Houston Apartment Association is a professional trade association that serves individuals and businesses involved in the ownership, construction, management, maintenance and operation of apartments and other rental dwellings in

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City Council Conscience: Trash Talk

Posted by Communications on 2/24/2016 02:27:08 PM

City council honors the USS Houston and talks trash about an issue that will affect layoffs.

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HAA Better Government Fund PAC Endorsements - 2016 Primary Elections

Posted by Legislative on 2/8/2016 04:04:19 PM

Early voting for the Texas March 1, 2016 primary elections is a week away, early voting will take place from February 16 to February 26.   You can find early voting locations by using the website votetexas.gov under the Am

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2016 State of the Industry Breakfast Draws Record Crowd

Posted by 43149_CMS_USER on 1/26/2016 05:14:13 PM

Two hundred and sixty industry professionals packed the Hilton Post Oak Hotel this morning to hear from a panel of industry veterans and insiders regarding market conditions.

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