Organizational Membership

NAHRO membership gives you expert information, education and assistance to prepare for the challenges ahead!

Membership is available to organizations — housing authorities, public agencies, for-profits, and non-profits — involved in assisted housing or community revitalization. Designated staff (called benefit recipients/associates) of NAHRO member organizations are also entitled to member-only benefits, including exclusive NAHRO publications and deep discounts on NAHRO trainings, products and services.

Note: If all benefit recipients/associates slots provided with agency membership are occupied, the member agency can pay $25 for each additional benefit recipients/associate.

NAHRO’s annual dues structure varies based on the type and size of organization. Pricing was approved by the NAHRO Board of Governors in February 2024.

  • Organizations that fall into multiple categories pay the greater of the applicable rates.
  • If you don’t believe your organization fits in to any of the below categories, please email

Housing Authorities  

including organizations that manage, administer or own federally-assisted housing units.

Housing Authority dues are $1.60 per unit, with a minimum of $100 and a maximum of $22,000. All units are counted.

Housing Authorities are entitled to a minimum of 6 benefit recipients/associates plus one additional benefit recipient/associate for each $200 in dues paid, up to a maximum of 50.

Public Agencies and/or Departments 

including organizations involved in affordable housing, community development, and redevelopment. These are typically community development departments, redevelopment agencies, state agencies, housing departments, city manager’s offices, federal departments, planning departments, etc. 

Public agency dues are based on the population size within their jurisdiction, and are entitled to a fixed number of benefit recipients/associates:

  • Less than 50,000: $240 (7 benefit recipients/associates)
  • 50,000 – 100,000: $720 (9 benefit recipients/associates)
  • 100,001 – 250,000: $1,203 (12 benefit recipients/associates)
  • 250,001 – 500,000: $1,684 (14 benefit recipients/associates)
  • More than 500,000: $2,164 (16 benefit recipients/associates)

Corporate Members Council

including vendors, consultants and other for-profits concerned with housing and community development who are supplying products and professional services to NAHRO members.

Membership includes special discounts on marketing opportunities, sponsorships and inclusion the annual Journal of Housing and Community Development Buyers’ Guide.

Corporate dues are $1,000 (9 benefit recipients/associates)

Non Profit Organizations

including housing “sponsors”, community action agencies, civic organizations, etc. concerned with housing and community development.

Non profit dues are:

  • $500 if annual revenue is less than $2 million dollars.
  • $700 if annual revenue is greater than $2 million dollars.

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