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October 2019 Rooflines

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10/1/2019

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Apartment Industry & Its Residents Contribute $3.4 Trillion to the National Economy

Contact: Nicole Ryan via email or at 703-797-0630. WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new Hoyt Advisory Study commissioned by the National Apartment Association (NAA) and National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) reveals that the apartment/multifamily industry and its residents annually contribute more...

09/10/2019

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September 2019 Rooflines

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09/1/2019

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Updates to Late Fee Legislation

The Texas Legislature has made changes to the law regarding late fees. Below are links to different resources created by the Texas Apartment Assocation for information regarding the changes. These changes will go into effect on September 1, 2019. Watch the recording of TAA’s free member...

08/28/2019

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Local Issues Updated August 2019

Dallas Fire Watch Policy Update - 2019 On May 8, 2019, the Dallas City Council approved an amendment to the Fire Watch policy. The amendment includes a provision allowing for alternative standby personnel to conduct fire watch at multifamily properties. The amendment comes after months of...

08/1/2019

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State Issues Updated August 2019

2019 Legislative Session Recap Numerous laws are enacted every two years at the state level. In 2019, more than 7,324 bills were introduced in the Texas Legislature. Out of those bills, 1,429 passed and were signed into law by the governor. Below is a recap of bills that passed - and failed to...

08/1/2019

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Federal Issues Updated August 2019

Federal Issues The federal issues impacting the apartment industry are vast, ranging from housing finance reform to tax reform to regulatory concerns. Overarching these complex issues is the need for Congress to create a balanced housing policy that recognizes the critical role of apartments in...

08/1/2019

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Serving Our Local Communities: 2019 AAGD Community Service Project

This year, AAGD embarked on an ambitious project to serve our communities in need. Together with AAGD President Char McCurdy and Community Service Co-Chairs Ryan Litherland (Norman Construction) and Kourtney Miller (Century A/C), AAGD chose the city of Irving and Brighter Tomorrows as its partners...

07/1/2019

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