Benefits for Owners: What Does TSSA offer YOU?

TSSA's mission is to help our members succeed. We want to help YOU succeed. Join TSSA to take advantage of all the benefits below and much more.

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TSSA has launched TSSA Engage, a new online member community. TSSA Engage is THE PLACE to ask any industry-related question and get responses from members with actual self-storage experience. Join discussions, chat with peers and join focused groups for more concentrated conversations with like-minded individuals. Explore TSSA Engage.

TSSA Goldbook©

The nationally renowned TSSA Goldbook© is a 300-page legal reference guidebook that provides information about how to operate a self-storage business, including step-by-step procedures for foreclosure and eviction, legal articles, FAQs, etc. The Goldbook© can save you from making expensive and disastrous legal mistakes. The Goldbook© is also available digitally in the Members Only section of the website.

TSSA Official Forms

Members can purchase copyrighted two-part paper rental agreements and other forms from TSSA for a nominal fee. Members can also purchase an electronic version of the rental agreement (*if you use select management software providers). Click here to learn more about the e-Lease. The TSSA rental agreement is the best in the business and was designed to protect self-storage owners. All TSSA forms are in compliance with Texas laws and are updated when any changes are made in state statutes that impact the self-storage industry. 

TSSA Legislative Watch

Texas Self Storage Association serves as a your legislative watchdog. TSSA and its team of lobbyists constantly monitor bills that may be detrimental and work to ensure the legislation does not become law. TSSA actively lobbies for changes to the law that would be beneficial to members. TSSA represents the collective interests of self-storage owners in Texas. Click here to learn more about TSSA's legislative advocacy.

Self-Storage News Magazine

TSSA produces a bimonthly magazine that is mailed to owners and self-storage facilities and is also available to view online. Back issues of the magazine are archived online for convenience. Browse through everything from legal articles, FAQs and manager spotlights to industry news and more. Check out the magazine here

Conference & Trade Show

The TSSA Annual Conference and Trade Show brings together knowledgeable self-storage industry professionals to share information with existing owners and operators, as well as individuals interested in becoming part of the industry. Speakers address the latest concerns and trends in the industry, while suppliers from every corner of the nation gather to exhibit their products and services. Learn more about this year's event.


Educational events held throughout the year include legal seminars, the Executive Retreat and TSSA's Big Ideas in Storage annual conference. TSSA educational events give members the opportunity to learn, network and grow your self-storage knowledge base. TSSA members can view educational webinars, listen to podcasts, read blog posts and more in the online Resource Library, which is located in the Members Only section. Browse the Event Calendar for upcoming events.


TSSA members from various areas of the state gather periodically at local restaurants to discuss pertinent issues. These luncheons provide a forum where members can exchange ideas and information with local self-storage peers. Click here to view upcoming luncheons in a city near you.

Additional Benefits

Additional benefits include phone access to TSSA staff with questions Monday - Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, online chat feature, access to the online Ask the Experts Q&A database, the online Vendor Locator, the ability to post upcoming auctions, an exclusive ODP Business Solutions Discount and much more.