Certified Apartment Supplier (CAS) | National Apartment Association

Certified Apartment Supplier (CAS)

Suppliers are important liaisons to the multifamily housing industry. This program is designed as an opportunity for suppliers to hear the everyday challenges faced by the apartment manager customer. The CAS program is ideal for new salespeople as well as veterans of the industry.

Certified Apartment Supplier (CAS) includes:

  • Industry Essentials (optional)
  • Financial Management
  • Legal Responsibilities
  • Risk Management
  • The Resident Experience

Programs may be taken as standalone seminars or in full to earn the industry credential.

Certified Apartment Supplier (CAS) Requirements

CAS candidates must complete the following requirements to earn the CAS credential.  Candidates must complete the coursework and exam within 12 months of declaring candidacy.

  • Candidates must work in the apartment industry in a supplier partner role 
  • Successful completion of Supplier Success course
  • Successful complettion of four modules (18 hours)
  • Passing CAS exam

NAAEI credential programs are scheduled by local and state affiliates. Find a CAS Course.

Download the CAS Flyer

About the CAS Exam

Learn more about the CAS exam.

Maintaining your CAS Credential

The CAS credential requires annual renewal. Submission of both annual dues of $100 and documentation of three hours of continuing education credit should be submitted to complete the annual CAS renewal. Submission of continuing education is required for the first renewal and all subsequent renewals. Find online submission and renewal information.


For more information, contact NAAEI at 703-518-6141 or your state or local affiliate. 

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