Certification & Training

NAHRO Commissioners Certification (NCC)

Certification Type

Commissioners Certification


  • Provides knowledge about the commissioner’s role and responsibilities and board governance at the agency
  • Teaches candidates about oversight of policies and budgets and the appropriate boundaries of their purview
  • Focuses on how to become a strong advocate for affordable housing in the community
  • Places special emphasis upon professional ethical conduct and how it affects the agency

Lists of Persons NAHRO Certified

Certification Requirements

  1. Successful completion of the following education or equivalent:
    • 1.0 NAHRO Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or equivalent of Commissioners’ Fundamentals training
    • 0.5 NAHRO Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or equivalent of Commissioners Ethics training
  2. Completion of Certification Application


  • 0.50 NAHRO Continuing Education Units (CEUs, 5 hours of training) or equivalent training required every three years from date of certification.

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