What is Residential Property Management?

The residential property management (RPM) industry is made up of apartment communities full of onsite and offsite teams. These team members include:  

  • Community managers 

  • Leasing consultants  

  • Maintenance & Service technicians  

  • Product and service providers 

Recruit residents, manage their needs & expectations, ensure that their homes & amenities work properly and make apartment communities feel like home. 

With a growing demand for apartments, millions of employees are finding work as onsite team members, who keep residents safe and happy. Find your career and navigate this industry with the information, resources and tools you need to get started. Learn more about: 

The industry supports

There will be demand for an additional

The industry creates an estimated




million jobs nationwide.

million new apartment homes by 2030, requiring new talent to manage and maintain them.

new property management jobs each year.


Why Choose RPM?

Explore the many reasons why residential property management may be the best career choice for you.


Residential Property Management Career Benefits


Career Growth

  • Companies typically promote from within.
  • Companies offer continuing education opportunities.
  • Companies may offer tuition assistance.

Comprehensive Benefits

  • Health insurance, 401k retirement plan, and life insurance.
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
  • May include rent reduction and the ability to work from home.
NAA Education Institute provides broad-based education, training and recruitment programs that attract, nurture and retain high-quality professionals and develop tomorrow’s RPM industry leaders. Learn more about the opportunities available.