HAA offers a wide variety of member services to enhance the industry's professionalism and to increase the marketability of the members. General meetings, the annual trade show, standardized contracts and forms, and market information are just a few of the services HAA offers. HAA is the only apartment association in the nation to offer a Resident Credit Reporting (RCR) service, which provides apartment managers with rental history and felony conviction history information.
Standard Lease Contracts, Forms & Books
Continual updates that keep our members apprised of pending legislation and a staff person available to answer questions about the state and federal laws and city ordinances.
Lease contract and forms
Resident Relations Department and Helplines
Free assistance to all member apartment personnel who have questions or need advice when dealing with residents.
Community service for residents to help resolve misunderstandings concerning the lease, application and security deposits.
Compensation and Benefits survey updated every other year
Leasing and Occupancy survey twice a year in the Spring and Fall available through the National Apartment Association.
Seminars covering legal issues, basic management techniques, budgeting, property taxes, financing, maintenance and more.
Certified Apartment Leasing Agent, Manager, Maintenance Technician, and Property Supervisor Programs. Education Grants available for certification programs.
*Rental Credit Reporting Service (RCR)
(This is an optional service for an additional charge.)
Constantly updated system contains rental histories and current eviction information from subscribers as well as JP Courts in Harris, Ft. Bend, Brazoria, Montgomery, and Galveston counties. As many as 200,000 rental updates are received annually.
Statewide felony and misdemeanor convictions as well as most wanted fugitive and suspected terrorists information is part of the RCR service.
Nationwide Retail Credit Bureau Reports are available to RCR Subscribers.
Rental Credit Reporting
The HAA's premier monthly publication with 75 pages of interesting, informative articles from industry insiders, covering rental housing trends and tips to help reduce the expense of day to day operations. Bi-annual report on rental rates and occupancy statistics.
Directory and Buyer's Guide
An printed guide listing all HAA member owner/management companies, properties and supplier companies that supply products and services to the rental housing industry. One copy is mailed to each member including each property in January. See the online Buyer's Guide of products and services at : www.haabuyersguide.com
Questions? E-mail the Member Services Department