Application & Benefits

Join fellow industry leaders to promote excellence in multifamily housing management

Includes membership in both the national and state associations.


AHMA’s mission is to support and sustain affordable housing by building relationships and taking actions that create opportunities for success for our members. To accomplish this mission, the association offers you:

  • a strong, united voice on policy positions that affect your business at the state and federal levels
  • up-to-date information on regulatory changes, legislative issues, policy proposals, and funding availability specific to our industry
  • HUD model documents and industry standards that help you provide the highest level of professionalism and compliance
  • subscription to timely and insightful publications, including NAHMA News, NAHMAnalysis (legislative bulletin) and local e-mail updates (discounted advertising rates available in NAHMA News)
  • member discounts at meetings, conferences, seminars, and training programs
  • Level I, Level II and Level III Certifications for Affordable Housing professionals
  • networking opportunities that allow you to forge relationships with industry leaders, vendors, partners, elected officials, and agency staff
  • able to advertise your properties at, a website designed to help Washington residents find affordable housing and reduce vacancy rates for AHMA members
  • annual membership directory from the national association and access to member-only web pages
  • eligible to serve in leadership positions and on national committees, with voting rights in all elections

Member Categories

Professional Members – available to developers, owners, managers, builders, housing authorities, syndicators, accountants, attorneys, bankers, consultants, professional service providers, non-profit organizations, and government agencies that are actively involved in the industry. Includes access to all member benefits.

$250 per year plus $3 per unit (Per unit dues are an allowable property operating expense per HUD Administrative Notice)

Small Company Members – available to small project owners or managers with 25 units or less of affordable housing.
$75 per year plus $3 per unit


All membership applications are subject to the approval of our Board of Directors.

Download Professional Membership Application 


Associate Members (non-voting) – Associate members are individuals whose businesses provide goods and services to owners and managers of affordable housing and/or are affiliated with nonprofit organizations which have an interest in the industry.  Includes discounted fees for participation at the Annual Meeting and Conference.

$260 per year – also includes joint membership in the Affordable Rural Housing Council of Washington

Download Associate Membership Application