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Business Exchange is a Perfect Match

August 13, 2018

“Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make me a match. Find me a find, Catch me a catch. Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Look through your book, And make me a perfect match.” –Fiddler on the Roof For AATC members, finding supplier partners can be a challenge.  It’s […]

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Introducing AATCs New Leaders

August 1, 2018

I recently had the privilege of chairing the Apartment Association’s annual Nominating Committee discussions. Without a doubt, picking future leaders is one of the most important things we do. Our job is strictly governed by […]

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Ben Carson EnVision Centers come to Fort Worth

July 16, 2018

AATC 2018 Lyceum grad Mary Margaret Lemons, President of Fort Housing Solutions, recently met in Fort Worth with HUD Secretary Ben Carson to announce that Fort Worth Housing Solutions and the city of Fort Worth […]

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Texas Multifamily Myths

June 20, 2018

Myth Busters is must watch television at my house. The series uses a combination of science and common science to test the veracity of rumors, urban legends, movie scenes, internet videos, news reports, and other […]

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Senior Housing: An Exception To The Rule

May 21, 2018

The Fair Housing Act protects current and potential renters from discrimination based on: race, sex, religion, color, national origin, disability, or familial status (legalese for families with children). You’ve heard “every rule has an exception” […]

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You Too Can Win Maintenance Mania!

May 18, 2018

I know what you’re thinking. Every year, you go to Maintenance Mania and try your best only to get beat out by the same people year after year. You wonder why you should even participate […]

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Crime Prevention

May 4, 2018

From mass shootings to human trafficking and the opioid crisis to domestic violence, media floods our world with stories about violence and crime. This bad news barrage overwhelms, angers, and alarms apartment residents, government officials, […]

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Room for Improvement

April 24, 2018

  AATC staff receives numerous calls and emails each month from members with questions about landlord-tenant and operational issues. In general, AATC staff will help our members find the answer in the REDBOOK. In the […]

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Pillow Talk – Comparable

April 24, 2018

Egg production was steadily declining at Happy Hen Farms. Farmer Smith’s chickens worked hard but achieved mediocre results. Farmer Smith reasoned his hens lacked motivation, so that evening he visited the local zoo. The next […]

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Why You Must Invest in Fair Housing

April 17, 2018

Is your team prepared and educated in Fair Housing? It’s not just about attending a class or checking a box online. It’s important that you discuss best practices on a regular basis to help your […]