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About Us

The National Apartment Association envisions a world where rental housing is a valued partner in every community. NAA is the leading voice for the rental housing industry and as a trusted partner, valued connector and a powerful advocate, we are committed to serving 145 state and local affiliates, over 91,000 members and more than 11 million apartment homes globally.

We lead the way home.

Our Mission

To serve as a trusted, preeminent resource for all stakeholders in the rental housing industry through advocacy, education and collaboration.

NAA Values

The professionalism of the rental housing industry is interconnected with the principles of the Fair Housing Act and based on the concept that all people should be treated equally. We do not tolerate incivility toward one’s fellow citizen based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, economic status or any other attribute or characteristic. Our industry and our nation are strongest when we all work together. In accordance with these principles, the National Apartment Association condemns any act of discrimination and/or violence.

Our Strategic Initiatives

  • Help operators manage their businesses more efficiently and effectively
  • Establish a unified network to serve stakeholders
  • Create a viable industry marketplace
  • Raise influence with those who affect the rental housing industry
  • Optimize volunteer and staff resources
  • Create outstanding stakeholder experiences

NAA Gives Back

We pledge to improve our world through the various philanthropic initiatives undertaken not only by our organization as a whole, but by our generous members who help their community. 

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