Certified Apartment Supplier
Earning 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-manager customers.
You'll learn about
- Applicant screening, leasing contracts, and move-ins
- Rent collection, lease renewal, the move-out process, lease termination, and eviction
- 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
Requirements to obtain the CAS credential, candidates must complete the following
- Complete the Supplier Success Course
- Employment within the apartment industry in a supplier position
- Successful completion of all CAS coursework (totaling 26 hours)
- Meet all examination standards within 12 months of declaring candidacy
About the CAS Exam
Learn more about the CAS exam.
Maintaining your CAS Credential
The CAS credential requires annual renewal. Submission of both annual CAS dues of $100 and documentation of three hours of continuing should be submitted to complete the annual CAPS renewal. Submission of continuing education is not required for the first renewal. Find online submission and renewal information.