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 management customers.
After completing the CAS program, you will have learned about:
• Applicant screening, leasing contracts, and move-ins
• Rent collection, lease renewal, the move-out process, lease termination,
• 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
Criteria to earn this badge
CAS candidates must complete the following requirements to earn the CAS credential. Candidates must complete the coursework and exam within 12 months of declaring candidacy.
•Candidates must work in the apartment industry in a supplier partner role
•Successful completion of CAS coursework, four modules (18 hours)
•Successful completion of the Supplier Success course
•Passing the CAS exam. The CAS exam is 138 questions timed for two hours.
To keep your CAS credential current and in good standing, you need to pay annual dues of $100 and submit 3 continuing education credits. To renew your credential, go to www.naahq.org/renew. To take continuing education courses, please visit: www.gowithvisto.org.