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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 about local legislation, housing justice, renter relations and more. 

The American Apartment Owners Association

What: The American Apartment Owners Association is a network of property owners and investors who connect and share resources. 

Best for: Taking a deep dive into the real estate community with peer-sourced content 

Top free resource: An interactive map outlining rights for property owners and renters in each state  

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: Property owners who want to learn more about affordable housing 

Top free resources:  

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. 


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