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to communicate and interact with both its membership and outside audiences.
Where we hang our hat
As the association has grown, not only has it achieved milestones in its achievements and growth, but TAA has found itself moving physically as well, when necessary, to better serve the needs of members. TAA was formed in Houston, but in 1969, the association moved its operations to Austin, where staff could be closer to legislators. In 1992, TAA bought its first association-owned headquarters, and in 2006, the association moved its headquarters to its current location, located just steps from the Texas Capitol. TAA’s position, in the heart of the Texas legislative scene, is a reflection of both the strength of the association and the industry’s position as an important player in the Texas business landscape.
TAA staff poses in front of the first association-owned headquarters, bought by TAA in 1992.
The third branch of TAA’s core of services is education, and TAA been a
leader in creating some of the industry’s key programs. In 1972-1973, building on the success of an apartment manager’s school developed by TAA founding
member Jennette Hunnicutt in Houston, TAA member Barbara MacManus created a school for managers that evolved into the Certified Apartment Manager
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Texas Apartments - Fall 2012
Issues in Focus
Partnership Delivers CAMT Training to Military Personnel, Veterans and Spouses
College to Career: Preparing Future Leaders
2013 Legislative Session Preview
Deadline Nearing for Smoke Alarm Compliance
Build Your Foundation for the Future at TAA's 2013 Education Conference & Lone Star Expo
A Career You Can Take With You
Index to Advertisers
Texas Apartments - Fall 2012
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