The official publication of Texas Self Storage Association

TSSA produces Self-Storage News, a bimonthly magazine that is mailed to all member and is also available to view online—including archived back issues. Browse the magazine to get expert tips and tricks on all things self storage. Articles focus on development, operations, revenue management, marketing, property taxes and legal issues. You'll also get the latest association and self-storage industry news. 

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Additional Articles

Towing option becomes law

by TSSA Legal Counsel

Governor Abbott signed Texas Senate Bill 1181 (“SB 1181”) into law on May 24, 2021. This new law provides a self-service storage facility with the ability to tow certain vehicles away following a tenant’s abandonment of property at the facility (in lieu of holding a public auction). The towing law will become effective on September 1, 2021.

Is online leasing seeing mass adoption?

by Jennifer Jones, JKJ Marketing

Many in the self-storage industry have switched from paper leases to online and contactless rentals in the last couple of years, and the number of adopters increased significantly in 2020 due to the pandemic. If you don't offer online rentals, you could be turning off 84% of the population who adopt new technology.

Are you managing like a pro?

by Jennifer Jones, JKJ Marketing

There are many things to consider when you evaluate software: functionality, price and customer service, just to name a few. While it can be challenging to choose a management software solution that works best for your business, we're comparing apples to apples to help you find a provider that checks all the right boxes.

End of one era and beginning of another

by Ginny Sutton, TSSA Executive Director

Big changes are underway with TSSA. This update provides insight on the passage of SB 1181, the new towing law, as well as an important announcement regarding TSSA's legal counsel. 

The musings of a retiring real estate lawyer

by Connie Heyer, TSSA Legal Counsel

TSSA legal counsel Connie Heyer has served TSSA and its members for over 20 years, but recently retired from her position in May. Connie thanks the association and provides words of wisdom that have helped guide her through her life and her career as a successful real estate lawyer.

Big ideas is back and better than ever

Join us October 3-5 at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio!

We're excited to come together in person at TSSA's Big Ideas in Storage Annual Conference and Trade Show. Join us for three days of networking, premier education, lively social events and the largest state association trade show in the country. Register now to take advantage of the early bird rate.

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