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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 08:30 AM 
APPLE: Leadership II
Before you Promote With Mindy McCorkle Have you ever promoted an associate who was doing a great job, only to be disappointed with his/her performance in the new role? Join this innovative session to learn how to identify those who are ready to be promoted, and more importantly, how to ensure you are ready to support him/her through the transition into a new position!

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 08:30 AM 
Advanced Microsoft Excel
Learn to conquer your fear of the spreadsheet! This great-for-beginners course offers a detailed look into this multi-faceted, often daunting program.

Thursday, August 02, 2018 08:00 AM 
Take 5 Business Exchange
This event raises money for the HAF Scholarship fund which provides monetary assistance to students who are pursuing a career in the apartment industry. For just $350.00 per person for the first two representatives and $375.00 for a third representative, suppliers will have access to a number of property management personnel from Owner Executives to Maintenance Supervisors. Property Management representatives attend free of charge.

Friday, August 03, 2018 11:30 AM 
It's the Law Luncheon
Join HAA's Legal Counsel, Howard Bookstaff, for lunch and a legal discussion in a casual environment allowing for questions and answers. Topic: New water allocation and submetering rules: Do you know your responsibilities?
  • Registration requirements
  • Maintaining proper records
  • Prohibited charges
  • Dealing with PUC complaints

  • Tuesday, August 07, 2018 09:00 AM 
    APPLE: Core - Session V


    Tuesday, August 14, 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 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_2018.pdf

    Tuesday, August 14, 2018 11:30 AM 
    Katy Region Meeting

    Due to limited seating, this meeting is open to property management only.

    Can You Spot the Fake? Come hear from Randy Patton from CoreLogic about ID Theft and ways to help spot a fake. Join HAA for a FREE lunch, and a chance to network with your industry peers.

    Bring your questions!

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



    Tuesday, August 21, 2018 08:30 AM 
    APPLE: Marketing II


    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, August 23, 2018 06:30 PM 
    HAA NEXT: Krazy Karaoke
    Meet the NEXT Generation of HAA Leadership

    This niche group within HAA is dedicated to the networking and professional development needs of HAA members under 40. Network with your peers at this FREE and festive event and grow your career together among the next generation of HAA leadership!

  • Learn about how to get plugged in to the powerful HAA network
  • Discover volunteer opportunities
  • Speed Networking activities with young HAA members from across Houston just like you!
  • Learn about professional development and career enhancement
  • Complimentary drink ticket, karaoke competition, door prizes and more

  • Thursday, August 30, 2018 02:00 PM 
    Supplier Education Program "Elevate Your Business" - FREE
    FREE Education program for Supplier members sponsored by the Product Service Council. Learn from this group of volunteers how to make the most of your membership. For more information email Susan at shinkley@haaonline.org or call 713-595-0313

    Thursday, August 30, 2018 04:00 PM 
    Onsite Goes Offsite - Woodlands Happy Hour

    Due to limited seating, this meeting is open to property management only.

    "Networking means the act of exchanging information with people who can help you professionally."

    Onsite Goes Offsite in The Woodlands - Calling all Woodlands and surrounding area onsite personnel. Please join us for a little networking and fun!

    Come meet your fellow industry peers. Your first drink is on us!



    Tuesday, September 11, 2018 08:30 AM 
    CAMT Interior & Exterior Maintenance & Repair
    Course Dates: The Interior and Exterior Maintenance course gives learners what they need to know to keep the interior and exterior of the buildings on their property in excellent shape, both through repair and preventive maintenance. This course also teaches students how to perform "make-ready" activities, and gives them helpful checklists to use on the job.

    Wednesday, September 12, 2018 08:30 AM 
    CAMT Electrical Maintenance & Repair

    The Electrical Maintenance and Repair course provides the solid foundation in electrical work that learners must have to be successful on the job, especially when working with appliances and HVAC. Content includes understanding systems and circuits; switches, receptacles, and fixtures; using meters; making diagnoses and repairs; following regulations; and safety issues


    Thursday, September 13, 2018 08:30 AM 
    CAMT Plumbing Maintenance & Repair (2 days)
    Course Dates: September 13-14. The Plumbing Maintenance and Repair course teaches students how to maintain and repair plumbing systems and fixtures. Content includes an overview of the systems; key materials and equipment; pipes, fittings, and valves; and fixtures and appliances.

    Thursday, September 13, 2018 04:00 PM 
    Onsite Goes Offsite - Pearland Happy Hour

    Due to limited seating, this meeting is open to property management only.

    "Networking means the act of exchanging information with people who can help you professionally."

    Onsite Goes Offsite in Pearland - Calling all Pearland and surrounding area onsite personnel. Please join us for a little networking and fun!

    Come meet your fellow industry peers. Your first drink is on us!



    Tuesday, September 18, 2018 08:30 AM 
    APPLE: Maintenance - Session II


    Wednesday, September 19, 2018 08:30 AM 
    Certified Pool Operator Course (2 days)
    A two-day class Sept 12th - 13th. Successful completion of this 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

    Although this course is presented in English, Spanish languange text and exams are available upon request.

    Thursday, September 20, 2018 08:30 AM 
    APPLE: Marketing III


    Thursday, September 20, 2018 04:00 PM 
    Onsite Goes Offsite - Lake Jackson Happy Hour

    Due to limited seating, this meeting is open to property management only.

    "Networking means the act of exchanging information with people who can help you professionally."

    Onsite Goes Offsite in Lake Jackson - Calling all Lake Jackson and surrounding area onsite personnel. Please join us for a little networking and fun!

    Come meet your fellow industry peers. Your first drink is on us!



    Friday, September 21, 2018 07:30 AM 
    IROC Breakfast - September
    The Independent Rental Owners' Connection (IROC) offers 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: TBA


    Tuesday, September 25, 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 with topics covered include:

    • 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_2018.pdf

    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, September 27, 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.

    Friday, September 28, 2018 11:30 AM 
    ACES September Luncheon
    Topic TBA

    Please note that this program is open only to executives in property management (Owners, Presidents, Regionals, Supervisors, Marketing/Training Directors, etc.). Eligible attendees to ACES luncheons are permitted 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, October 09, 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, October 09, 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

    Tuesday, October 09, 2018 04:00 PM 
    Onsite Goes Offsite - Fort Bend Happy Hour

    Due to limited seating, this meeting is open to property management only.

    "Networking means the act of exchanging information with people who can help you professionally."

    Onsite Goes Offsite in Fort Bend - Calling all Fort Bend and surrounding area onsite personnel. Please join us for a little networking and fun!

    Come meet your fellow industry peers. Your first drink is on us!



    Wednesday, October 10, 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.

    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 https://www.haaonline.org/outlyingleasing101/

    Thursday, October 11, 2018 09:00 AM 
    APPLE: Core - Session VI


    Friday, October 12, 2018 08:00 AM 
    HAA NEXT: Professional Development Breakfast


    Tuesday, October 16, 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, 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

    Tuesday, October 16, 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, 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.


    Tuesday, October 23, 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, October 23, 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, October 24, 2018 08:30 AM 
    APPLE: Leadership - Session III


    Wednesday, October 24, 2018 04:00 PM 
    Onsite Goes Offsite - Baytown Happy Hour

    Due to limited seating, this meeting is open to property management only.

    "Networking means the act of exchanging information with people who can help you professionally."

    Onsite Goes Offsite in Baytown - Calling all Baytown and surrounding area onsite personnel. Please join us for a little networking and fun!

    Come meet your fellow industry peers. Your first drink is on us!



    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/


    Friday, October 26, 2018 11:30 AM 
    It's the Law Luncheon
    Join HAA's Legal Counsel, Howard Bookstaff, for lunch and a legal discussion in a casual environment allowing for questions and answers. Topic: TBA

    Monday, November 05, 2018 08:30 AM 
    Extreme CAM (Five Days)
    A super-charged and accelerated five-day format, EXTREME CAM is designed for those experienced managers hoping to attain the CAM designation in a shorter duration, with less time away from the property.

    Scheduled for November 5th -9th from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. Exams are held in December.

    Due to shipping constraints, registrations received within one week of the course cannot be guaranteed course materials at the time of class

    Monday, November 05, 2018 11:00 AM 
    Extreme CAS Course
    Extreme CAS candidates attend four of the CAM modules beginning on November 5th. Additional Dates are:

    The Resident Experience, Legal Risk Management Financial Management,

    Wednesday, November 07, 2018 04:00 PM 
    Onsite Goes Offsite - Webster Happy Hour

    Due to limited seating, this meeting is open to property management only.

    "Networking means the act of exchanging information with people who can help you professionally."

    Onsite Goes Offsite in Webster - Calling all Webster and surrounding area onsite personnel. Please join us for a little networking and fun!

    Come meet your fellow industry peers. Your first drink is on us!



    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/


    Wednesday, November 14, 2018 08:30 AM 
    APPLE: Maintenance - Session III


    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_2018.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.

    Monday, December 03, 2018 08:30 AM 
    CAPS: Client Services & Stakeholder Relations
    Work with property owners to clarify their ownership goals. œ Identify and understand key parts of the management agreement that establish the management company’s responsibilities and obligations. œ Create regular owner’s reports to keep the property owner informed of the status of the property. œ Recognize the ways in which lenders, regulatory agencies, and local, state, and federal laws affect the management of multifamily housing properties. œ Coach your site team to provide a safe, habitable living environment for residents, while remaining in compliance with Fair Housing laws. œ Ask yourself the questions that lead to ethical decision-making.

    Wednesday, December 05, 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.

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

    This month's topic: TBA


    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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