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The Wild West

July 7, 2020

COVID-19; rogue code inspectors; property taxes; emotional support animals; inspection fees; homelessness; fire codes; recycling; evictions; Democrats, Republicans, and Independents; fair housing; premises liability; 1031; LIHTC; vouchers; unemployment; rental assistance—it’s the Wild, Wild West out […]

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President’s Letter: Destinations Unknown

July 6, 2020

I’ve never known a time when there was so much uncertainty in the world. So many things we’ve taken for granted are simply gone, put on hold or completely up in the air. Even the […]

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June Market Update

July 6, 2020

Stabilized Properties Holding Up Relatively Well The last handful of months have been a roller coaster across multiple fronts. The disruption caused by COVID-19 and the economic calamity that ensued has had a profound impact […]

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AATC Bylaws Update

July 2, 2020

Serving the best interests of the Association has been a great ride. I’ve been at it loving every second for a very long time. My latest job hasn’t been the sexiest, but it has been […]

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When Disaster Hits, Remember Compassion

July 22, 2020

It’s hard to cover every base when disaster strikes, but there are things you can do to help your residents and staff through the turmoil. Here are some tips from professionals who’ve lived through it. […]

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Effectively Managing Front & Back Office Duties

July 22, 2020

Business leaders must track performance on multiple levels—typically through various reporting systems—to help maintain profitability. For apartment community managers, whose priority is taking care of the community and all of its residents, balancing the time […]

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Welcome New Members!

July 7, 2020

Howdy AATC! Guess what we’ve got? Some new members! We would like to take this time to introduce you to all of our onsite, property, and owner/management members. We encourage you to shop our dedicated […]

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COVID-19 Update (July 2020)

July 6, 2020

Tarrant County Face Covering Requirements: On June 25, Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitely issued an Executive Order requiring employees and visitors to businesses in Tarrant County wear face coverings.  This order is in effect until […]

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REDBOOK Blues – Room for Improvement

July 6, 2020

As our residents and we slowly adjust to the current turbulent economic and social environment, I am reminded of the tremendous resources available to us as AATC members. AATC membership services, education, and relationships help […]

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Pillow Talk: Advocacy Tip #5 – Know How to Play the Game

July 6, 2020

Last month, we explored AATC Advocacy Tip #4:  Know How to Communicate. Regularly touching base through phone calls, text messages, following them on social media, emails, handwritten notes, etc. strengthens the bonds between you and […]

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Subject to Change: AATC Education Update

July 6, 2020

If you know anything about AATC’s Education Programs, then you know that we are constantly evolving, updating, and changing to make your learning experience more relevant and impactful. Unbeknownst to us, we’ve had to make […]

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Christmas in July!

July 6, 2020

First, let us give you a little bit of background history: AATC’s primary community service partner is the Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County. Our annual UGM Charity Bowling Tournament raises thousands of dollars each […]