Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The National Apartment Association is committed to developing resources and guidance that promote a diverse and inclusive workforce in the rental housing industry.

The professionalism of the rental housing industry is interconnected with the principles of the Fair Housing Act and based on the concept that all people should be treated equally. We do not tolerate incivility toward one’s fellow citizen based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, economic status or any other attribute or characteristic. Our industry and our nation are strongest when we all work together. In accordance with these principles, the National Apartment Association condemns any act of discrimination and/or violence.

DE&I Education Programs

Diversity Leadership Program

NAA’s Diversity Leadership Program provides individuals of diverse backgrounds an opportunity to develop as a leader in…
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Professional DE&I Program

Show the industry you're an inclusive professional that cares about diversity, equity, and belonging. Build the future…
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DE&I Webinars

Learn how to be an ally, improve DE&I in your company, jumpstart DE&I programs, and more in our Diversity,…
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Resources & Tools

NAA's DE&I Toolkit

This toolkit serves as an introduction to establishing DE&I programs, committees and initiatives within your…
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Join the DE&I Forum on Clubhouse

The DE&I Forum is an online community for NAA members to network, share relevant DE&I resources and discuss…
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Additional DE&I Resources

See more DE&I Resources, like the NAA DE&I Toolkit, Affiliate Diversity & Inclusion Pledge, and booklists…
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Scholarship Opportunities

NAAEI Alexandra Jackiw Diversity, Equity &…

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To increase diversity, equity and inclusion as people progress along their career paths, Alexandra Jackiw, CAPS, CPM®, a Past Chair of NAA, Past President of NAAEI, life…
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Innovation in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Grant

The National Apartment Association (NAA) seeks to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the rental housing industry to inspire the next generation and strengthen those whom we work and exist to…
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Events & Initiatives

2022 NAA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Survey

NAA and Swift Bunny, an independent third-party employee feedback provider, conducted two complimentary,…
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Innovation in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Grant

NAA awards the IDEI grant to member associations, property management firms, supplier partners...
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NAA’s 3rd Annual DE&I Awareness Week

NAA's DE&I Awareness Week will be held Oct. 16-19. View last year's recordings and check back for details...
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DE&I in the News

NAA Selects 2022 Diversity Leadership Program Participants

ARLINGTON, VA|March 7, 2022– The National Apartment Association (NAA) has selected the candidates for the 2022…
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Promoting Diversity in Promotions

There are steps to take today to unleash the power of diversity in the workplace by moving a diverse group of…
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Diversity Equity Inclusion: Considerations for Managing Diverse Teams

During these times of unrest, it is paramount to the success of the rental housing industry that we are careful and…
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NAAEI Alexandra Jackiw Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Scholarship

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To increase diversity, equity and inclusion as people progress along their career paths,…
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