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:

AHMA advocates for a strong, united voice on policy positions that affect your business at the state and federal levels. We offer up-to-date information on regulatory changes, legislative issues, policy proposals, and funding availability specific to our industry through newsletter blasts, webinars and direct access to resources.

  • Access to a library of electronic policies and forms such as HUD model documents, which have been created in partnership with CMS to help you employ the highest level of compliance.
    *To access these documents and other member-only benefits, you must sign in to the website. Use your email address as your userid and the system will send you a temporary password
  • E-subscriptions to timely and insightful publications, including NAHMA News, NAHMAnalysis (legislative bulletin) and local e-mail updates (which offer discounted advertising rates available in NAHMA News)
  • Member discounts at meetings, conferences, seminars, and training programs
    *To receive the member rate for trainings, you must sign in to the website. Use your email address as your userid and the system will send you a temporary password
  • Access to professional industry certifications for affordable housing, including Certified Professional of Occupancy (CPO) and Specialist in Housing Credit Management.
  • Networking opportunities that allow you to forge relationships with industry leaders, vendors, partners, elected officials, and agency staff
  • Access to online marketing of your properties at, a website designed to help Washington residents find affordable housing and reduce vacancy rates for AHMA members
  • Ability to post open positions on Jobs page on the AHMA website
  • Annual membership directory from the national association and access to member-only web pages
  • Eligible to serve in leadership positions on the AHMA Board of Directors and on national committees, including 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 $3.00 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 75 units or less of affordable housing.
$125 per year plus $3.00 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

Download Associate Membership Application