Members in good standing of the Rhode Island Apartment Association are automatically considered members of NAA and entitled to NAA benefits.
NAA's Member Benefits page provides quick access to valuable multifamily housing industry information. Regular updates to the site includes State & Federal government materials, an archive of units Magazine articles, membership resources, education CEC forms, and Affiliate & Designate announcements. This information is only available to NAA Affiliate and Designate members.
Government & Advocacy
NAA is the only full service national trade association dedicated solely to the apartment industry. The federated structure of NAA enables the industry to represent its members and advocate on federal, state and local policy issues.
NAA's government affairs program brings together three components to benefit apartment industry interests:
State Issues Management Program
Apartment Industry Mobilization Service (AIMS)
AIMS provides members with regular updates of legislative developments that may affect the multifamily housing industry. Among AIMS publications are the Washington Update, Tax Update, Environmental Update, Property Management Update and Building Codes Update.
Meetings and Expositions
NAA plans and executes several exceptional opportunities for you to network, exchange ideas, and form relationships with other professionals in our industry: the Capitol Conference, the Education Conference & Exposition, the Student Housing Conference & Exposition, the Green Conference & Exposition and the Assembly of Delegates meetings. Each affords you an opportunity to strengthen your connections and make a contribution to our industry by serving on committees and participating in the government process.
units Magazine and other Resources
Every NAA membership includes a free subscription to units Magazine, the acknowledged leader in providing the very latest news and cutting edge analysis pertaining to the multifamily housing industry. In addition, members are entitled to special discounts on the important resources such as the Annual Survey of Income and Expenses, the Washington Update series, the Mold Operations and Maintenance Training Manual for Multifamily Housing Professionals and all titles and videos offered through the NAA Store.
EDUCATION & CAREER SERVICES
NAA offers six nationally recognized professional designation programs, which are widely respected for their rigorous and comprehensive approach to career development in the multifamily housing industry. These courses are offered throughout the country by local NAA Affiliates. With some study and hard work, you and/or your employees can achieve professional credentials in multi-site property supervision (CAPS), apartment management (CAM), leasing (NALP), maintenance (CAMT) or as a certified apartment supplier (CAS).
NAA Career Center
The NAA Career Center is your best resource for locating qualified employees within the apartment industry. As the largest association serving the apartment industry, we have designed a career center where job seekers interested in pursuing a career in the industry can connect with the leading employers.
Suppliers & Discounted Services
National Suppliers Council (NSC)
Recognizing the importance of a close working relationship between owners, managers and industry suppliers, the NSC is committed to enhancing the profitability of the multifamily housing industry. The NSC offers unique opportunities to showcase products and services to NAA members.
A number of discounts are available to NAA members. Among them:
Independent Rental Owners (IRO) Resources
Independent Rental Owners (IRO) Resource Center
NAA has created a resource center with a wealth of information designed specifically for owners of smaller numbers or apartment homes.
Discounts on Products & Services for Independent Rental Owner (IRO) Members
NAA's new products and services program is guaranteed to provide substantial savings for Independent Rental Owner (IRO) members. If you own and/or manage 500 units or less, this program is perfect for YOU!
Makes available a variety of publications and videos on the business of multifamily housing with discounted rates for NAA members.
National Lease Program
NAA offers its members state-customized leases and forms that are delivered via an easy-to-use software package. This powerful lease program allows the user to save time and money by speeding up the preparation and printing of lease packages and use default settings and terms for each apartment community.