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Apartment and Rental Housing Legal Seminar – Piney Woods

Date & Time

Thursday, March 19, 2020
9:00 am-4:00 pm CST


By Early Bird Deadline: Member: $150
Additional Registrants: $120
Non-Members: $190

After Early Bird Deadline:
Member: $170
Additional Registrants: $140
Non-Members: $200

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This Apartment and Rental Housing Legal Seminar takes an in-depth look at changes in the 2020-2021 REDBOOK. The course is taught by David Fritsche with Law Offices of R. David Fritsche. The program is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with lunch provided from 12 to 1 p.m. Certificates will not be given to attendees who arrive after 9:30 a.m. This course has been approved by the Texas Real Estate Commission for 5 hours of Mandatory Continuing Education elective credits for licensed real estate agents or brokers. Licensed realtors and brokers must provide their license number at the seminar to earn MCE credits. TREC Course name & number: 38665. TREC Provider name & number: Texas Apartment Association, 0087. This seminar also qualifies for 5 hours of continuing education credits for CAM, CAPS, CAMT, CAS and NALP designates.

Cancellations must be received in writing by March 12, 2020 and are subject to a $35 cancellation fee. Substitutions are allowed.

Apartment and Rental Housing Legal Seminar

Sharpen your knowledge of your legal rights and responsibilities as a rental housing owner or manager by participating in one of the REDBOOK seminars being offered around the state. Seminars emphasize changes in management practices required by new laws and updates to key regulatory issues that affect property management. Full of videos and other tools, the 2020 REDBOOK seminar delivers the quality legal instruction you expect from TAA in a totally new way, with case studies and exercises to help you learn how to apply the law to your job.

Register today to learn from the experts and get answers to your questions.

At the 2020 Apartment & Rental Housing Legal Seminars, you will

  • Learn the key changes to TAA’s Lease, Rental Application and other critical forms
  • Understand major operational issues, and
  • Learn how legal and regulatory changes will impact you.

The 2020 REDBOOK Seminar includes

  1. Application
    1. Credit and screening/FCRA
    2. Criminal history screening
    3. Synthetic fraud
  2. Lease
    1. Fees
    2. Renters insurance
    3. Utilities
  3. Resident Life & Management Issues
    1. Fair housing
    2. Parking & towing
    3. Human Trafficking and other crime watch info
    4. Guns
    5. Entry, Repairs, Habitability
    6. Natural disasters & other catastrophes
  4. Ending the Lease
    1. Death of a sole resident
    2. Family Violence Lease Termination
    3. Advance notice to move out
    4. Security deposit refunds
  5. Evictions and Remedies
    1. Eviction alternatives
    2. Notices to Vacate
  6. Business Practices
    1. Data privacy
    2. Credit card surcharges
    3. Workplace safety
    4. Sales tax
  7. Physical Plant Issues and Operations
    1. Mold
    2. Home automation requests
  8. Leases and Addenda
    1. Changes to the Rental Application & Lease
    2. New/revised forms
  9. Specialized housing
    1. Student Lease
    2. Affordable Housing
    3. Military Housing
    4. Census Briefing
    5. REDBOOK Online features

With questions, call the TAA office at 512/479-6252 or email education@taa.org.


Pitser Garrison Convention Center
601 North Second St.
Lufkin, TX 75901
Phone: 936-633-0349

Registration Deadline(s)

Early Registration Deadline: March 5, 2020

Cancellation Deadline

March 12, 2020

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