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October 2021 Rooflines

Celebrate Excellence! Find the 2021 Sapphire Awards Finalists on page 33. Then, turn to page 21 to read how AAGD is Making and Impact with Members of Congress.

10/1/2021

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Rental Housing v. U.S. Government: Your Help is Critical

Below is a letter from NAA to our members: Good afternoon. Hope you and yours are safe and healthy. I’m writing to share an important message with you about NAA’s advocacy on behalf of the apartment industry. As you know, NAA filed a lawsuit to stop the federal government from...

09/30/2021

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In Memory of AAGD Member Rita Kirby

Rita Maye Kirby-Watts passed away at 79 on Sept. 6, 2021 In Flower Mound, TX. She will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother to her family and by many as a leader in the multi-family property management industry. Rita grew up in Borger, TX where she and her two sisters learned their...

09/13/2021

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Supreme Court Strikes Down CDC Eviction Ban

Letter to the members from NAA: Late last night, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) ruled 6-3 to strike down the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) federal eviction moratorium. “The C.D.C. has imposed a nationwide moratorium on evictions in reliance on a...

08/27/2021

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EV Charging Station Funding Applications Are Closing September 9, 2021

The Texas Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Program (TxVEMP) has funding available for the purchase and installation of new electric vehicle (EV) Level 2 charging equipment in a public place, workplace, or multi-unit dwellings. Funding Availability: A total of $10.4 million was allocated under...

08/19/2021

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Rental Assistance Programs in our Local Cities and Counties

The AAGD Government Affairs team is actively working with local officials to find and alert our members of rental assistance programs available in our local cities and counties. Below you will find a list of information received as of today. As the AAGD staff is alerted to additional programs, we...

08/12/2021

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Judge Jenkins New Mask Mandate

Judge Jenkins is implementing an indoor mask policy: The Order takes effect 11:59 p.m. on August 11, 2021. This Order applies to child care centers, Pre-K-12 public schools, businesses, and Dallas County buildings and facilities. All child care centers and Pre-K-12 public schools must...

08/11/2021

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AAGD 2022 Membership Dues

All increases in dues reflect the National Apartment Association's dues increases. The details of their 5-year dues increase program can be found here. 2022 Dues Breakdown Cost O/M Member Dues $250.00 If O/M Sustaining Member +$1,000 Property Dues 100 units or less $0 + #...

08/6/2021

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The CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium Through October 3 in High Transmission Counties

On August 3, 2021, the CDC Director signed a new order reinstating the eviction moratorium to temporarily halt residential evictions in communities with substantial or high levels of community transmission of COVID. The Order took effect August 3, 2021, and will remain in effect through October 3,...

08/5/2021

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August 2021 Rooflines

Can't Beat the Heat of the Greater Dallas Market! Two must-read articles; Greater Dallas Stays Hot through Early Summer - page 17 and Why Multifamily is the Most Attractive Class - page 34.

08/1/2021

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July 2021 Rooflines

There are millions of dollars available in rental assistance in state and local programs. AAGD is helping its members navigate the path to payment by providing information and, in some cases facilitating on-site events.

07/1/2021

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