February 8 • 9:00 – 12:00; 1:00 – 4:00
February 9 • 9:00 – 12:00; 1:00 – 4:00
SITE: Austin • Holiday Inn • 6000 Middle Fiskville Road
ROOM BLOCK: $129 S/D; (512) 451-5757 (use code TXB)
room block cutoff: January 26
A two-day class on lease enforcement and eviction processes in the Public Housing program, including ways to avoid eviction while still achieving lease compliance and a step-by-step review of the eviction process. Elective course for Public Housing certification programs.
- Determining the essential obligations of tenancy
- Techniques for limiting the necessity of eviction
- Issues with lease enforcement
- Collecting rent and other charges
- Simplifying rent collection and improving your Tenant Accounts Receivables (TARs)
- Repayment agreements
- Collecting charges in addition to rent
- Documenting non-payment
- Preparing your case for Court
- What if the tenant wants to pay to avoid eviction?
- Unauthorized occupants
- How to document their presence
- Advantages and disadvantages of adding them to the lease
- Terrible housekeeping
- Documenting through photographs
- Role of maintenance staff
- Criminal Activity
- What activity is covered by the regulations and your lease?
- Getting and using Police testimony
- When do you have a prima facie case?
- Documenting your case
- Interfering with the right of quiet enjoyment
- The eviction process in Texas, step by step
Brant Allen is the Deputy Director for New Boston Property Management and Bowie County HA, Maud HA, and Naples HA, Public Housing and Section 8/515/New Construction programs and conventional programs. He has served as the Procurement Officer and Capital Improvements Coordinator. He has been in housing for 13 years. He serves on the Member Services and Conference Committees for Texas Housing Association. He is a Real Estate Agent, Certified Section 3, Procurement, Texas Certified Housing Administrator/Public Housing and Texas Certified Occupancy Professional/Public Housing.