CAS Credential


Earning CAS allows you to network with your peers from other companies, learn about the benefits and activities your local apartment association offers and engage in apartment association meetings and events. The course is an opportunity for suppliers to hear the everyday challenges faced by apartment-manager customers.

NAA CAS Credential

2020 Course Dates

  • July 7th: Orientation (half day)
  • July 8th: Industry Essentials & Financial Management
  • July 23rd: Legal Issues and Resident Experience
  • July 30th: Risk Management & Exam Prep


  • $615

For more information on this credential course, please contact Gregory Ann, Director of Education at or 817-616-0358


About Your Instructor

Lani Grant, ARM, HCCP, CAS, CAPS, NAAEI Faculty, Vice President - Impact Floors

Lani Grant, Vice President of Business Development, Impact Flooring is originally from Montana, Lani began her multifamily career in 1986 with Chasewood Properties. She has held multiple positions within the industry prior to becoming a Property Supervisor in 1998. Recently Lani was the Regional Vice President with Dayrise Residential and oversaw assets located in Dallas, Austin and Phoenix. She holds the ARM designation from IREM and the HCCP designation from NAHB. Lani is a graduate of the AATC’s Lyceum Leadership program, she is past Chair of the Education/Conference Committee, Membership Committee and is currently the Chair for AATC's Care Team. Lani also serves on AATC's Board of Directors. Her passion is training and mentoring multifamily professionals.

Earning your CAM credential allows you to demonstrate your skills, knowledge, and ability to manage an apartment community and achieve owners’ investment goals.

You'll learn about:
  • Applicant screening, leasing contracts, and move-ins
  • Rent collection, lease renewal, the move-out process, lease termination, and eviction
  • Property management systems and their functions
  • How community managers create a positive fair housing environment
  • Minimizing risk through inspections, preventative maintenance, safety programs, and
  • documentation
  • Addressing property and environmental hazards and crime
  • Analyzing property financial operations and underperformance
  • Monitoring property performance to achieve an owner's investment goals
  • Maximizing net operating income
Requirements; To obtain the CAS credential, candidates must complete the following:
  • Complete the Supplier Success Course
  • Employment within the apartment industry in a supplier position
  • Successful completion of all CAS coursework (totaling 26 hours)
  • Meet all examination standards within 6 months of declaring candidacy
Benefits of earning your CAS:
  • Add the highly respected 'CAS' Credential to your name;
  • Receive in-depth knowledge of how to operate a property so you can relate to onsite
  • and corporate-level management company employees;
  • A great brand to showcase your knowledge of the ins-and-outs of the multifamily industry;
  • Shows that you are willing to be a leader in the industry.


Students must have worked in the multi-housing industry for at least 12 months in a supplier role; they must have successfully completed the required 4 class sessions; complete the supplier success course (an additional class); and meet all examinations requirements within 6-months of declaring candidacy for their CAS certificate.

Yes, You may take the CAS program online and the Supplier Success course online. Visit: for more information and to register.