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Redbook Legal Seminar via Live Zoom Webinar - 2 Part/2 Day Seminar

TAA Redbook Seminars

Date: Tuesday July 21st and Wednesday July 22nd
Time: 9am to 12noon both days.
Presenting Attorney: Jennifer Owen

Please contact Gregory Ann Goldrick for more info: or 817-616-0358.

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2020 Redbook Sponsor

Sharpen your knowledge of your legal rights and responsibilities as a rental housing owner or manager by participating in one of the REDBOOK seminars being offered around the state.

Seminars emphasize changes in management practices required by new laws and updates to key regulatory issues that affect property management.

Full of videos and other tools, the 2020 REDBOOK seminar delivers the quality legal instruction you expect from TAA in a totally new way, with case studies and exercises to help you learn how to apply the law to your job.

Register today to learn from the experts and get answers to your questions.

At the 2020 Apartment & Rental Housing Legal Seminars, you will

  • Learn the key changes to TAA’s Lease, Rental Application and other critical forms
  • Understand major operational issues, and
  • Learn how legal and regulatory changes will impact you.


TREC Information

Course name: Apartment & Rental Housing Legal Seminar
Course number: Pending approval for 5 MCEs
Provider name and number: Texas Apartment Association, 0087

The 2020 REDBOOK Seminar includes
  1. Application
    - Credit and screening/FCRA
    - Criminal history screening
    - Synthetic fraud

  2. Lease
    - Fees
    - Renters insurance
    - Utilities

  3. Resident Life & Management Issues
    - Fair housing
    - Parking & towing
    - Human Trafficking and other crime watch info
    - Entry, Repairs, Habitability
    - Natural disasters & other catastrophes

  4. Ending the Lease
    - Death of a sole resident
    - Family Violence Lease Termination
    - Advance notice to move out
    - Security deposit refunds

  5. Evictions and Remedies
    - Eviction alternatives
    - Notices to Vacate

  6. Business Practices
    - Data privacy
    - Credit card surcharges
    - Workplace safety
    - Sales tax

  7. Physical Plant Issues and Operations
    - Mold
    - Home automation requests

  8. Leases and Addenda
    - Changes to the Rental Application & Lease
    - New/revised forms

  9. Specialized housing
    - Student Lease
    - Affordable Housing
    - Military Housing
    - Census Briefing
    - REDBOOK Online features

Outline is subject to change

Who Should Attend This Class?

Anyone interested in knowing current multifamily laws

Attorney Jennifer Owen, Higier Allen & Lautin, P.C.

Jennifer Owen is a commercial litigator by training, and focuses her practice in the representation of multi-family owners, developers and managers and in the representation of banks and financial institutions. In the multi-family area, Ms. Owen assists her clients in a broad range of residential landlord/tenant issues including drafting leases and determining applicable state laws on a nationwide basis, and assists her clients in evictions, fair housing matters, code enforcement, vendor disputes and premises liability issues. For her banking clients, Ms. Owen’s practice includes loan workouts and collection litigation, claims involving fraud (including internet fraud), counterfeit, altered and returned items, deposit operations and treasury management services.