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North Dallas Apartment Summit for Owners & Managers

Join us at the North Dallas Apartment Summit for apartment safety and code compliance updates.

07/18/2022

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New Inspection Ordinance in Lewisville?

The Lewisville City Council will meet on Monday, June 6, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss an ordinance that would create new requirements for multifamily inspections. The requirements include a license fee of $12.00 per unit and increased inspections for all apartment communities in the city. These...

05/31/2022

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2022 May Runoff Election

AAGD PAC ENDORSED CANDIDATES The AAGD Political Action Committee (PAC) supports state and local candidates who are pro-business and understand the issues that are important to the rental housing industry. The AAGD PAC has endorsed the following candidates in the May 24 Primary Runoff Election. The...

05/16/2022

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May 7 Election Results

Municipal Election Results Election day was Saturday, May 7. AAGD endorsed 11 candidates for mayor and city council in six cities (Garland, Carrollton, Grand Prairie, Irving, Denton, and Farmers Branch). Out of 11 endorsed candidates: 7 won, 4 lost, and 1 advanced to a runoff election. In...

05/10/2022

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Tell Dallas to End the Eviction Ordinance

Make Your Voice Heard! The Dallas City Council Ad Hoc Committee on COVID-19 Recovery & Assistance will be meeting on Thursday, April 28th at 1:00 pm to discuss the future of the Notice of Possible Eviction ordinance. This ordinance has achieved what it set out to accomplish and helped...

04/25/2022

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2022 May Election and Runoff Election

AAGD PAC ENDORSED CANDIDATES The AAGD Political Action Committee (PAC) supports state and local candidates who are pro-business and understand the issues that are important to the rental housing industry. The AAGD PAC has endorsed the following candidates in the upcoming May 7 and May 24...

04/21/2022

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NAA Advocate 2022 - Know before you go!

PropTalk Podcast: Advocacy and Government Affairs: Shouldn’t We be in Every Conversation about Rental Housing?

03/4/2022

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2022 March Primary Election Results

AAGD PAC endorsed 49 candidates running for Texas Senate, Texas House and local offices, including County Judge, County Commissioner, and Justice of the Peace. Overall, AAGD PAC-endorsed candidates were successful in their races, resulting in a 79% win rate. Out of the 49 candidates we endorsed, 39

03/3/2022

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2022 March Primary Election: Make Your Voice Heard

Judicial races matter for the rental housing industry. The primary election is March 1 and early voting begins February 14. Some of the many races that will be on the primary ballot are judges for county courts at law. As with justices of the peace, judges for county courts at law can have a signif

02/11/2022

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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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2021 Municipal Election Results

*Wins are highlighted in bold. May 1 Municipal Election Results May 1 was election day for most North Texas cities. AAGD endorsed 24 candidates for mayor and city council in seven cities – 14 candidates won, four candidates lost, and six candidates advanced to the runoff election. As...

06/7/2021

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Rent Relief Event Survey for The City Of Dallas

The City of Dallas has been awarded Texas Emergency Rental Assistance Program (TERAP) funds to aid eligible tenants impacted by COVID-19 stay in their homes by providing up to 6 months of rental assistance. Assistance is available for both tenants who have been sued for eviction or tenants...

05/17/2021

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