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Friday, January 19, 2018 07:00 PM 
2018 Installation Gala
The Houston Apartment Association cordially invites you join Michelle Pawelek, 2018 HAA President & 2018 HAA Officers, Board of Directors, and Product Service Council Officers to witness and celebrate the installation of the 2018 Leadership.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 08:30 AM 
Industry Math
A New curriculum authored by NAA, this half day workshop is an excellent opportunity to sharpen your mathematical skills in preparation for attending any of the credential programs. From calculating percentages, to converting fractions (remember those?) to understanding averages and more, this is your chance to "go back to school" in a relaxed and low-stakes environment. Learn how various mathematical calculations influence operations and get introduced to the more advanced concepts you'll need to know to advance in your industry career.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 11:00 AM 
Pearland Region Meeting

No Suppliers Please

NEW for 2018! Pick Your Next Judge! Join HAA for a FREE lunch, and a chance to meet the Candidates running for your local Justice of the Peace. You decide who we support!.

Bring your questions!

Join us for a great program and a chance to win some door prizes!



Tuesday, January 23, 2018 03:30 PM 
HAA Open House
New to HAA or looking to join the association? Meet HAA staff and learn how to get involved and maximize your membership. All members and prospective members are welcome!

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 07:30 AM 
2018 State of the Industry Breakfast
A comprehensive look at what's happening in the Houston apartment market featuring

Breakfast and Registration: 7:30am-8:30am.

Program: 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Program cost: $99/person if prepaid with a credit card; $125/person if invoiced

Topics will include recent economic trends, job growth, forecasts, rental rate and occupancy trends, new construction developments, technology, marketing trends and much more.


Friday, January 26, 2018 07:30 AM 
IROC Breakfast - January
The Independent Rental Owners' Connection (IROC) features customized education and networking programs just for you!

Whether you're a brand new apartment community owner, or have been a part of the industry for many years, we encourage you to network within your fellow Independent Owners.

This Month's Topic: Everything You Need to Know to Reduce Your Property Taxes Featuring Patrick O'Connor

  • How will the Republican Tax Plan affect apartment owners?
  • Why Texas property owners should fight aggressively to lower their property taxes.
  • What are the steps in fighting property taxes?
  • Why many apartment owners pay substantial excess property taxes?
  • How to reduce your federal income taxes if you were affected by Hurricane Harvey.

  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 08:30 AM 
    NALP I: Bringing in New Residents: Be Prepared
    This course focuses on the skills needed to deliver exceptional leasing support. From personal organization and time management to teamwork and technology, the top leasing professional applies these talents to a successful outcome for prospective residents.

    Tuesday, January 30, 2018 01:00 PM 
    NALP II:Marketing and Maintaining Your Community
    Explore the importance of image, reputation and brand in well-maintained communities. The course covers a detailed list of what keeps a community in peak showable condition, along with the importance of a robust and varied marketing approach for maximum exposure.

    If you are taking this as a standalone course, please arrive to our facility by 12:30 p.m. in the event the morning course finishes early

    Wednesday, January 31, 2018 03:00 PM 
    Sponsorship Auction
    Join us for the 2018 January Sponsoring Auction! Sponsoring an event in 2018 is a great way to gain recognition for your company. Over 60 events will be up for auction. Drawings and Proxy bidding will be available. Arrive early at 2:30 pm for Auction 101 session for first timers to get more information on how the auction works and about the events up for bid. Contact Amanda Sherbondy for more information: asherbondy@haaonline.org or 713-595-0316

    Thursday, February 01, 2018 08:30 AM 
    IROP (Thurs, Fri, Sat)
    A 3 day course authored by NAA specially designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for new independent owner/manager of rental properties…typically 200 units or less. Topics covered include:
    • Employees
    • Preparing the Property
    • Rent
    • Marketing
    • Handling Objections
    • Applications
    • Screening
    • Rental Agreements & Lease Forms
    • Moving In
    • The End of the Lease Term
    • When Resident Problems Arise
    • Evictions
    • Resident Retention
    • Maintaining Property Value
    • Maintenance
    • Code of Enforcement
    • Financial Management
    • Taxes
    • Protecting The Investment
    • Section 8 Programs
    • Notice of cancellation is required two days prior to the event for a refund, less a $15 administrative fee. For classes held at the HAF Education Center, registrations may be transferred from one class to the next.


    Thursday, February 01, 2018 11:30 AM 
    Political Action Committee Luncheon

    Topic:

    Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

    Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

    Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

    Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to Alpa at apatel@haaonling.org or at 713-595-0302.

    More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAABGF/


    Tuesday, February 06, 2018 08:30 AM 
    NALP III: Why Your Competition Matters
    A loyal and satisfied resident is at the heart of this course. The leasing professional is a critical component in inspiring and maintaining loyalty but must also understand the role of competitors and their offerings. This knowledge must be complete, accurate and timely.

    Tuesday, February 06, 2018 01:00 PM 
    NALP IV: Relevant Laws and How to Apply Them
    This course teaches a full spectrum of fair housing and ADA compliance for both prospective and current residents. In addition the course covers law applying to prospect screaning, application verification, the lease and lease addenda.

    If you are taking this as a standalone course, please arrive to our facility by 12:30 p.m. in the event the morning course finishes early

    Thursday, February 08, 2018 07:30 AM 
    Blue Star Program - February
    The Blue Star Certification Program is a joint effort by the Houston Police Department and the Houston Apartment Association. Created for rental properties of all sizes, the program's goal is to help law enforcement officials and the multifamily housing industry work together to effectively reduce criminal activity in rental properties.

    Register online at: www.houstontx.gov/police/multi_family. Please direct questions to Officer Clark at: donna.clark@houstonpolice.org.

    For More information visit the Blue Star Program Information Page.

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018 08:30 AM 
    NALP V: The Sales Process and Building Relationships
    Lean the foundations of relationship selling and the importance of problem-solving for both the prospective and current resident. Learn essential duties such as listening and responding specifically to the customer, handling objections and meaningful ways to to close the sale. The course closes with a personal assesment of sales readiness.

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018 01:00 PM 
    NALP VI: Effectively Meeting the Needs of Current Residents
    Once the prospective resident moves in, the leasing professional's relationship and responsibilites continue. Lean the importance of handling mainenance and resident issues and continuing to be the positive brand for the community. Lease renewals and a focus on the all-important resident's sense of community are pivotal skills for success.

    If you are taking this as a standalone course, please arrive to our facility by 12:30 p.m. in the event the morning course finishes early

    Wednesday, February 14, 2018 08:30 AM 
    Certified Pool Operator Course (2 days)
    Successful completion of this Two-day course will result in a five year certification from NSPF (National Swimming Pool Foundation) and ensures pool chemicals are being used properly and when appropriate. We will dispel the myths in pool care and tremendously reduce chemical expenses and extend the life of your pool. This is recommended for anyone working with pools as well as Property Managers so they are up-to-date regarding local codes and can reduce risk and liability.

    The course fee of $299 per person includes textbook, exam fees, and meals for both days



    Wednesday, February 21, 2018 08:00 AM 
    The Woodlands - Leasing 101 (FULL DAY)
    An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This FULL day program covers topics including:

    • Greeting & qualifying the customer
    • Executing the lease contract
    • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
    • An overview of fair Housing and more.

    Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

    If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/outlyingleasing101/

    Wednesday, March 07, 2018 08:30 AM 
    CAM: Industry Essentials & Resident Experience


    Wednesday, March 07, 2018 08:30 AM 
    CAS: Industry Essentials & Resident Experience
    This program is a generalized overview of the role of an apartment property manager, this program includes information on customer service, occupancy management, property and personal security, emergency management, and resident relations.



    Wednesday, March 21, 2018 11:30 AM 
    Political Action Committee Luncheon

    Topic:

    Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

    Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

    Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

    Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to Alpa at apatel@haaonling.org or at 713-595-0302.

    More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAABGF/


    Thursday, March 29, 2018 03:30 PM 
    Go Getters Happy Hour
    Join the Go-Getters and help strengthen your association with new members and new involvement. New & prospective members are welcome! Visit the Go-Getters Corner at www.haaonline.org/gogetters for tips and tools for recruiting.

    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 08:30 AM 
    Lake Jackson - TAA Redbook Seminar


    Thursday, April 12, 2018 08:30 AM 
    The Woodlands - TAA Redbook Seminar


    Thursday, April 19, 2018 08:30 AM 
    Pearland - TAA Redbook Seminar


    Tuesday, May 22, 2018 11:30 AM 
    Political Action Committee Luncheon

    Topic:

    Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

    Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

    Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

    Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to Alpa at apatel@haaonling.org or at 713-595-0302.

    More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAABGF/


    Tuesday, June 19, 2018 08:00 AM 
    Sugar Land - Leasing 101 (FULL DAY)
    An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This FULL day program covers topics including:

    • Greeting & qualifying the customer
    • Executing the lease contract
    • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
    • An overview of fair Housing and more.

    Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

    If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

    Thursday, July 19, 2018 08:00 AM 
    Pasadena - Leasing 101 (FULL DAY)
    An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This FULL day program covers topics including:

    • Greeting & qualifying the customer
    • Executing the lease contract
    • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
    • An overview of fair Housing and more.

    Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

    If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

    Thursday, August 23, 2018 11:30 AM 
    Political Action Committee Luncheon

    Topic:

    Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

    Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

    Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

    Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to Alpa at apatel@haaonling.org or at 713-595-0302.

    More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAABGF/


    Thursday, September 27, 2018 11:30 AM 
    Political Action Committee Luncheon

    Topic:

    Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

    Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

    Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

    Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to Alpa at apatel@haaonling.org or at 713-595-0302.

    More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAABGF/


    Thursday, October 11, 2018 08:00 AM 
    Lake Jackson - Leasing 101 (FULL DAY)
    An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This FULL day program covers topics including:

    • Greeting & qualifying the customer
    • Executing the lease contract
    • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
    • An overview of fair Housing and more.

    Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

    If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 08:30 AM 
    CAMT HVAC Maintenance & Repair (2 days)

    Course Dates:

    The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Maintenance and Repair course teaches students how various heating and air conditioning systems work, as well as how to maintain and repair these systems.

    Topics include: œ Air Conditioning Safety œ Key Air Conditioning Tools œ Refrigerants and Their Special Properties œ The Air Conditioning System œ Simple Fixes œ Refrigeration Cycle Repairs œ Electrical System Repairs œ Air Distribution System Repairs œ Unit Replacement œ SEER 13 This individual CAMT module can be taken as stand-alone seminar for only $165 or sign up for the entire CAMT program for only $795

    Thursday, October 18, 2018 08:30 AM 
    CAMT Appliances Maintenance & Repair (2 days)
    Course Dates:

    The Appliances Maintenance and Repair course teaches students how to install, diagnose and repair the key appliances that they will encounter on the job.


    Thursday, October 25, 2018 11:30 AM 
    Political Action Committee Luncheon

    Topic:

    Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

    Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

    Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

    Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to Alpa at apatel@haaonling.org or at 713-595-0302.

    More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAABGF/


    Thursday, November 08, 2018 07:30 AM 
    Blue Star Program - November
    The Blue Star Certification Program is a joint effort by the Houston Police Department and the Houston Apartment Association. Created for rental properties of all sizes, the program's goal is to help law enforcement officials and the multifamily housing industry work together to effectively reduce criminal activity in rental properties.

    Register online at: www.houstontx.gov/police/multi_family. Please direct questions to Officer Clark at: donna.clark@houstonpolice.org.

    For More information visit the Blue Star Program Information Page.

    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 11:30 AM 
    Political Action Committee Luncheon

    Topic:

    Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

    Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

    Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

    Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to Alpa at apatel@haaonling.org or at 713-595-0302.

    More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAABGF/


    Tuesday, November 27, 2018 08:30 AM 
    Leasing 101 - (Day and a half)
    An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This day and a half program topics includes:

    • Greeting & qualifying the customer
    • Executing the lease contract
    • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
    • An overview of fair Housing and more.

    Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

    If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

    Thursday, November 29, 2018 08:30 AM 
    Fair Housing Seminar


    Friday, November 30, 2018 11:30 AM 
    ACES Holiday Luncheon
    Please note that this program is open only to executives in property management (Owners, Presidents, Regionals, Supervisors, Marketing/Training Directors, etc.). New for 2017, all eligible attendees to ACES luncheons will be able to invite any of their staff to the programs, provided the registration also includes at least one person at the Supervisor level or above.

    Tuesday, December 11, 2018 11:30 AM 
    Political Action Committee Luncheon

    Topic:

    Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

    Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

    Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

    Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to Alpa at apatel@haaonling.org or at 713-595-0302.

    More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAABGF/


    Thursday, December 13, 2018 06:30 PM 
    HAA "NEXT": Mix n Jingle
    This holiday season, join your HAA Young Professionals ages 35 and under for a FREE festive night out. Live music, appetizers, drinks, holiday cheer, door prizes and more! Whether you make some new friends or reconnect with those you've missed all year, it's sure to be a memorable night you won't want to miss.

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