Mission Statement

The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) is a professional membership organization comprised of approximately 23,000 housing and community development agencies and officials throughout the United States who administer a variety of affordable housing and community development programs at the local level.

NAHRO's Mission Statement

NAHRO makes available resources for its members and others who provide decent, safe, affordable housing, and viable communities that enhance the quality of life for all Americans, especially those of low- and moderate-income by:

  • Ensuring that housing and community development professionals have the leadership skills, education, information and tools to serve communities in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Advocating for appropriate laws, adequate funding levels and responsible public policies that address the needs of the people served; are financially and programmatically viable for our industry; are flexible, reduce regulatory burdens and promote local decision-making.
  • Fostering the highest standards of ethical behavior, service and accountability to ensure public trust.

NAHRO enhances the professional development and effectiveness of its members and the industry through its comprehensive professional development curriculum, including certifications; conferences; and publications.  These efforts work to equip NAHRO’s members with the skills, knowledge and resources necessary to succeed and prosper in a changing environment.

Vision Statement

NAHRO is committed to help create a nation in which all people have decent, safe, affordable housing and economic opportunity in viable, sustainable communities.

Values Statement

NAHRO will carry out its mission and strive to achieve its vision with diligence, dedication, competence, and integrity, upholding at all times the highest standards of ethical conduct.