Next Gen

Next Gen is defined as individuals in their 20s to early 40s looking to become more involved, engaged, and educated in Residential Property Management (RPM). Learn more about career opportunities, industry trends, and engagement programs below. 

Learn to Lead

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NAA's Leadership Track

Cultivating your career and talent is aspirational, encouraging and nourishing for you and others trying to reach their full potential and create an industry of success. NAA is looking for applicants from all levels of our industry so find out which program is right for you and complete an application for yourself or nominate others.

Career Development

There has never been a better time to consider a career in Residential Property Management (RPM). It is a growing industry that brings with it increased need for talented, creative and passionate individuals to lead and support it. Whatever path you choose, NAA Education Institute has the resources and connections to help you navigate it.

Earn an NAAEI Credential

Earning a credential demonstrates your commitment to your career and gives you valuable insights and real-world skills you can use on the job. Credentials also validate your knowledge and skills, enhance your credibility, boost your confidence and earn you respect among clients and peers.

Get Recognized

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20 in their Twenties

The National Apartment Association's 20 in their Twenties celebrates the best and brightest rental housing professionals 29 years or younger at our largest event, Apartmentalize. These industrious career builders have already made great professional achievements and possess the potential to go far.

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Get Involved

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Participate in Next Gen professional development programs, networking events, volunteer opportunities and more at your local apartment association. Contact your local apartment association to find out how you can get involved.

Find Your Local NAA Affiliate

Resources & News

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Online Training

Visto is your one-stop shop for credentials and continuing education courses, foundational and advanced training, and even important industry information. Explore, shop and grow with Visto, powered by Grace Hill and NAAEI.

Join NAA's Next Gen Professionals Community

An online community where young rental housing professionals (20s to early 40s) have the opportunity to network, share ideas and discuss topics of interest.

NAAEI Webinars

Stay in the know. Register for an upcoming webinar or watch a recording. 

2023 NAA Excellence Awards Winners Announced

ARLINGTON, VA | June 15, 2023 – The National Apartment Association (NAA) has announced the winners of the 2023 NAA Excellence Awards, an annual program that recognizes excellence and leadership…
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NAA Apartmentcast Highlights Industry Careers

Episode 9 is the first in an ongoing series supported by NAA’s NEXT GEN committee.
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Thanks to our Emerging Leaders Champion

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