Sites to bookmark for the latest on housing laws and legislation
Staying up to date on the latest laws and regulations can be challenging for multifamily real estate investors. We’ve compiled a list of helpful sources and interactive tools to keep you informed on local legislation, housing justice, tenant relations and more.
The American Apartment Owners Association
What: The American Apartment Owners Association is a network of professional property managers where landlords and investors can connect and share resources.
Best for: Taking a deep dive into the real estate community with peer-sourced content
Top free resource: An interactive landlord tenant law map with a state-by-state rundown of each party’s rights
The National Apartment Association
What: The National Apartment Association is a trade organization for apartment owners and industry vendors
Best for: Expanding knowledge on the apartment industry and related legislation and regulations
Top free resource: An alphabetical list of policy issues and recommended solutions, which also includes federal and state legislation trackers
The National Low Income Housing Coalition
What: The National Low Income Housing Coalition advocates for and aims to preserve affordable housing programs.
Best for: Landlords who want to learn more about affordable housing
Top free resources:
- A state-by-state list of affordable housing needs and data
- A legislative action center that gives up-to-date information on legislation facing Congress
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
What: The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is a nonprofit research and policy institute focused on programs that serve low- and moderate-income people.
Best for: Learning about the intersection between policy and economic issues
Top free resource: A housing research tab that covers legislation around renters’ credit, funding and housing vouchers
While these organizations provide valuable resources for an ever-changing market, we can’t guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the content on their websites. If you have questions about changing legislation and information these organizations share, we recommend reaching out to them directly.