The AAA Office is open! We will continue to practice social distancing and request that members call in advance of visiting the office. Please wear a face mask if you do plan to visit AAA. View our new Health & Safety Policy based on Mayor Adler's order mandating businesses to require face coverings through December 15, 2020.
The Austin Apartment Association (AAA) is a valuable resource for both supplier companies that provide a product or service to the multifamily housing industry, as well as owners and management companies who manage and rent properties in the greater Austin area. The Austin Apartment Association (AAA) represents over 260,000 rental units within Travis and the 10 surrounding counties: Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Gillespie, Hays, Lee, Llano, Williamson.
Who is a member?
Rental Property Owner/Management Companies
A Rental Owner owns or manages any type of rental property from a single family home to triplexes to apartment communities that are located in our 11-county jurisdiction. Membership dues are an annual fee based on how many total units (or doors) you own or manage (administrative fees may apply). If your total unit count is 0-10 units: $250 If your total unit count is 11-2,000: $300 + ($1.85 x #units)
Suppliers of Products & Services
A Supplier member is a company that provides a product or service to any owner, management company or property. When your company joins AAA, any employee can participate, volunteer and network with our members. Membership dues are paid on an annual basis allowing you access to events, networking opportunities and professional development (administrative fees may apply). Annual dues: $450
3-in-1 Membership When you join AAA, you also become a member of the Texas Apartment Association (TAA) and the National Apartment Association (NAA).
Legal Forms As a member you have access to purchase the most up-to-date rental leases and addenda.
First time landlord? As a first time owner, the first item you will need to develop your policies and procedures for fair housing, tenant guidelines and resident qualifying criteria. Second, you will need to become familiar with the TAA lease contract and we have a few resources to help you and your potential residents understand the lease contract.
Advocacy We fight for your rights and interests as an owner or management company on a local, state and national level. We do not have an attorney on staff to offer free legal advise. However, when members to call for assist we refer to the Redbook which is the legal resource updated after each legislative session. If you have Bluemoon Software, you can access the Redbook online through Bluemoon Software. We do have hardcopies of the Redbook for purchase at the association office. Please contact our office 512-323-0990 to place your order. You can also purchase an annual subscription to the Redbook Online if you do not have access to the TAA Click N' Lease (Bluemoon Software).
Background Checks Discounted Tenant Screening / Background Check service for AAA members.
Networking Build your business at over 50 events, seminars, and other networking opportunities through the year.
Membership Lists As a member of the association, you can purchase lists of all our participating management companies and apartment communities.
Education & Professional Development We offer year-round continuing education seminars and national professional credential courses.
Membership Supplier Directory Our member suppliers are listed in our online supplier directory and distributed every other month in our Window magazine.
Marketing Opportunities AAA members have several opportunities to market their business to decision makers in the rental housing industry through print and online advertising as well as event sponsorships.
Publications Apart from our website, we communicate with our members through several avenues to keep you up-to-date on emerging issues within our community. As a member, you will receive the Window magazine. Sign up to receive our weekly emails.
Window: Bi-monthly magazine
Friday Facts: Weekly e-newsletter briefly outlining industry news
Professional Edge: Education articles & upcoming seminars
Networking & Events: opportunities for networking and socializing
Advocacy in Action: Periodical communique about government relations