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Apartment & Rental Housing Legal Seminar – Live Online!


TAA & San Antonio Apartment Association

Date & Time

Friday, September 25, 2020
9:00 am-3:30 pm CST


David Fritsche with Law Offices of R. David Fritsche


Member price: $180
Non-Member price: $225

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Open to all TAA members and non-members.

This Apartment and Rental Housing Legal – Live Online! event 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 3:30 p.m. with a lunch break from 12 to 1 p.m. Certificates will not be given to attendees who arrive after 9:30 a.m. TREC’s rules require that you be visible on a webcam for the entire length of the seminar if you plan to claim credit for this seminar.

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.

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

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


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Cancellation Deadline

September 18, 2020 – Full refund, minus a $35 processing fee, will be made only if written notice of cancellation is received by the cancellation date one week before each seminar. After that date, only substitutions are accepted. No shows will not receive a refund.

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