Municipal Taxes & Fees
Each year AAGD prepares a handout regarding municipal fees that affect our members. In this survey, members of AAGD can find the various inspection fees, water and sewer rates, solid waste cost, pool fees and requirements, along with other miscellaneous fees. You can view the complete 2016 Multifamily Fee Survey here.
Justices of the Peace
In Texas, Justices of the Peace preside over a variety of small-claims court issues, landlord-tenant disputes, specifically evictions. The AAGD Government Affairs staff works with and maintains a relationship with over 50 Justices of the Peace, throughout the 11 counties in the greater Dallas service area. To find the Justice of the Peace that presides over your area, please click on your county below.
Federal, State and Local Representatives
At all levels, our elected representatives work hard to know that our voices are heard and advocate for important issues to their constituents. To find who represents you at all levels of government, click here.
Dallas County Health and Human Services Zika Virus Information
DCHHS has released an informational flyer about the Zika virus that they are suggesting apartments share with their residents. Download the flyer here.
For more information about the Zika virus, visit the DCHHS Zika Webpage.
NAA Pool Safety Toolkit
NAA has created a toolkit to help members promote pool safety and awareness this summer. To get a copy of the toolkit, click here.
NAA Emotional Support Animals Toolkit
NAA has created a toolkit to provide apartment industry professionals with an overview of the isssues affecting our industry with regard to reasonable accomodation requests for emotional support animals and practical guidance to help NAA members navigate this complicated issue. To get a copy of the toolkit, click here.
NAA/NMHC Fair Housing: Familial Status and Occupancy
NAA and NMHC have created a white paper focused on familial status and occupancy to ensure compliance with the Fair Housing Act. This in-depth white paper discusses familial status and pool rules, curfew rules, premises rules, gym and laundry room rules, no playing rules, and occupancy restrictions. Click here to download.
NAA/NMHC Criminal Conviction Screening Policies: Best Practices to Avoid Disparate Impact Liability
NAA/NMHC's new white paper on HUD’s recently-issued guidance on the use of criminal histories in resident screening is now available for NAA members. The white paper reviews the HUD guidance, provides the historical and legal context and recommends best practices for apartment owners and operators. Click the button below to download.