To join or renew your membership manually rather than electronically,
Download a NAHT Voting Membership Form
Download a NAHT Associate Membership Form
Mail or email your completed membership form and dues to:
National Alliance of HUD Tenants, 42 Seaverns Avenue, Boston, MA 02130
As a member, you will need to submit updated form and dues annually.
Don't know what kind of membership applies to you? Read below!
Who can join NAHT?
There are two types of membership within NAHT: Voting Members and Non-Voting Members.
Voting membership in NAHT is open to resident organizations in current or formerly HUD-assisted and/or insured multi-family housing. This includes Public Housing developments proposed for conversion to private ownership by a Public Housing Agency through Notice to tenants pursuant to HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) or other programs; resident owner groups, or organizing committees, that meet regularly, are democratic, representative of all groups in their development, and independent of non-resident owners or management agents that are committed to permanently affordable housing for low and moderate income people.
Each member organization has one vote at the annual membership meeting. The dues for resident organizations are currently $25 annually for voting membership and are effective for one year from date of receipt. Voting member groups will be able to vote at NAHT’s Special Membership Meeting and in elections for the NAHT Board of Directors. Only designated representatives of dues-paying voting member groups in good standing may vote for or run for the NAHT board.
Non-Voting Membership (associate membership) in NAHT is open to non-profit organizations which work with HUD tenants and share the goals and objectives of NAHT. (Non-profit, non-resident groups which own or manage housing are not eligible to join.) By joining NAHT as an associate member, your organization becomes part of a national movement to preserve affordable housing for low- and moderate-income people. An important part of being an associate member is being a liaison between your local tenant associations and NAHT. Examples of such groups are area-wide tenant organizing groups and housing advocacy organizations. Groups or individuals representing non-resident owners or managers are not eligible.
Benefits of Joining NAHT
For NAHT's 2021 Conference, June 28-30, all members of Tenant Groups that renew dues or join NAHT, will be able to participate in ALL Conference meetings, for NO additional registration fee!
As part of NAHT, your organization will be able to tap into NAHT’s extensive and exciting network of tenant leader organizations. By joining NAHT, member groups receive:
Free tenants’ rights manual and discounts on tenant organizing manuals.
An opportunity to attend NAHT membership meetings, including the Annual Meeting of NAHT in Washington, D.C., and to participate in NAHT coordinated national action days such as “Save Our Homes Day.”
Intensive support from your local NAHT associate member group, for which NAHT helps secure resources.
Access to the bi-weekly teleconference calls of the NAHT Network, which provides fast breaking information.
Action alerts on legislation and HUD and landlord activities.
NAHT website and mailings.
More intensive support on a limited basis may be negotiated by a member groups requiring special assistance.
Voting member groups may vote at NAHT’s Annual Meeting and in elections for the NAHT Board of Directors. In addition, designated voting representatives of member groups that have paid their annual dues and maintained their membership status may seek election to the NAHT board.
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