Membership Information

Finally, a real solution is here. With your Southern California Rental Housing Association membership, you gain access to a reliable community and a loyal team who are committed to seeing your business prosper. Our five levels of membership are perfectly tailored for your business needs and each tier has unique perks and valuable discounts that are guaranteed to help your company grow. There is strength in numbers and strength in membership here with the SCRHA! 

Benefits of Membership

  • Industry and legislative support and education through lobbying efforts on local, state, and federal levels. 
  • Seasonal industry surveys providing an overview of vacancy and rental rates, as well as multifamily fees in Southern California. 
  • Discount member pricing on educational seminars and Association events throughout the year. 
  • Full membership to the National Apartment Association (NAA) is included. 
  • Member discounts on professional designations and continuing education courses through NAA Education Institute and Grace Hill. 
  • Subscription to the Association’s monthly publication, Rental Advisor Magazine, and UNITS, the magazine published by the National Apartment Association. 
  • Regular “real time” communications to keep you informed of legislative changes, upcoming classes, and events, as well as breaking news that impacts the rental housing industry. 
  • The opportunity to influence the direction of the Association by volunteering on a committee. 

The dues are based on a transparent dues structure with no hidden fees. Your membership is valid for 12 months. Dues are non-refundable, non-transferable, and all new members pay a $35 application fee. Access the valued services and resources thousands of owners and managers like yourself have come to rely on. 

Owner Regular

Annual Membership: $250 + $4.75 x number of unit

This membership tier is for owners who have more than four rental units or are looking for a more comprehensive membership. Not only do we provide all of our member benefits that comes with the “Owner’s Basic” membership, we also provide access to educational classes and our counselors’ valuable knowledge and advice at no extra cost. We give you access to over 80 rental forms and over 70 industry white papers that give you access to operational and regulatory trends. This membership tier is perfect to keep you within the local, state, and federal guidelines. The full list of benefits at this level is below.

  • Designated Independent Rental Owner Classes (IROCs) are available at no additional cost. 
  • Unlimited operational advice from our onsite counselors. 
  • Access to 80+ rental forms that are regularly reviewed and updated to comply with current regulations. 
  • Access to 70+ industry white papers with details on operational guidance and regulatory fact sheets. 
  • Member pricing on NAA Click and Lease subscription to access smart fillable forms with auto-populate and advanced security features. 
  • Member pricing on tenant screenings. 
  • Member pricing on events and seminars. 
  • Serving rental housing providers throughout San Diego, Imperial, and southern Riverside Counties. 

To register at this level of membership, click the button and you will be prompted to enter a company name. If you don't have a company name, please enter your name and “Company” after your name (i.e., Tom Harding Company).  

We verify ownership and management of properties and units using ALN and other sources to accurately reflect your accounts. By signing up and/or paying invoices you agree to these terms. 

Join as Owner Regular

Owner Basic (1-4)

Annual Membership: $180*

If you are new to owning a rental property or own less than four rental units, this tier of membership is tailor-made for you! This level gives you access to the digital version of Rental Advisor Magazine, which offers insight into owning a property through interviews with industry experts and features on properties like yours. You will receive the most common forms any landlord will need, and discounted members-only pricing on select tenant screening reports.  

  • Three (3) Pre-recorded classes, designed for your membership at no additional cost. 
  • Two operational advice calls with our counselors. Additional calls are available at $50 per call.  
  • Starter set of most common forms via email. Additional forms are available at a la carte pricing. 
  • Digital version of Rental Advisor Magazine. 
  • Member pricing on select tenant screening reports. 
  • Serving rental housing providers throughout San Diego, Imperial, and southern Riverside Counties. 
  • Member pricing on NAA Click and Lease subscription to access smart fillable forms with auto-populate and advanced security features. 

You will be prompted to enter a company name. If you don't have a company name, please enter your name and “Company” after your name (i.e., Tom Harding Company). 

*Please note this is a restricted membership that includes the items listed above as well as membership in the National Apartment Association. Your pre-recorded classes and starter set of forms will arrive in a confirmation email. Membership will be verified for operational calls to counselors. Additional forms, white papers, and classes are available at non-member rates. 

We verify ownership and management of properties and units using ALN and other sources to accurately reflect your accounts. By signing up and/or paying invoices you agree to these terms. 

Join as Owner Basic (1-4)

Professional Service Firm

Annual Membership: $550

This special level of membership is reserved for those professional firms or persons specializing in knowledge-based, customizable, and highly technical services to multifamily developers, owners, and operators. Along with your listing in our Business Directory, you will also receive member pricing on educational seminars, discounts on advertising opportunities in our publications, including our magazine and online newsletter. Enjoy membership pricing on many sponsorship opportunities. This is the perfect tier of membership for your business and the best most affordable way to instantly connect with property owners who are looking for your expertise. 

Criteria: To qualify, a firm or company's services must fall under one of the following categories as a primary business and provide applicable verification (licensure/accreditation) when applying for membership. It is recommended that all registered agents/individuals who "practice" in the field provide their licensure or accreditation information as well. 

Applicable Business Categories: 

  • Legal Services
    • Landlord/Tenant Law, Land Use, Litigation, Fair Housing, Labor Law, Mediation, etc. 
  • Architecture, Engineering, & Design Services 
  • Brokerage Services 
    • Multifamily real estate transactions, Acquisition, Insurance, Waste Management, Etc. 
  • Consulting Services 
    • Expert Witness Testimony, Operations, Technology, Waste Management, Sustainability, Accessibility, Compliance, Risk Management, Research/Data Analytics, etc. 
  • Government Affairs & Lobbying 
  • Financial Services 
    • Investment, Lending, Accounting, Tax Preparation, etc. 
  • Property Management (3rd Party) or Development Services 
  • Technology Services 
    • Website, SEO, Social Media, Video Production, CRM, Digital Signature, etc.  

Providers of physical products, materials, or hands-on services qualify for Associate Membership! 

  • Complimentary listing in the Business Directory of Suppliers.
  • Member pricing on educational seminars, continuing education classes, and certification courses for national designations.
  • Member pricing for events, including Mark of Excellence Awards, Golf Classic, and Education Conference & Tradeshow.
  • Sponsorship opportunities show your support of the industry, up to $1,500 per year. Additional opportunities are available via Industry Supporter Sponsorship tiers.
  • Advertising discounts in Rental Advisor Magazine, e-newsletters, and association communications.
  • Member pricing on employment screening.
  • Invitation to participate in the Reverse Trade Show to benefit the SCRHA-PAC.
  • Access to 70+ white papers allows you to be a trusted resource to your clients. 

Join as Professional Service Firm

Supplier Associate Member

Annual Membership: $450

The Supplier Associate Membership is specifically designed for those individuals who provide maintenance and gardening services. You are the providers of physical products and materials, and every other business owner that provides hands-on services to rental properties. At this level, you and your business are invited to attend certification courses to better prepare you for any local, state, or national regulatory red tape that may occur. Members at this level also receive membership pricing at our Golf Classic and our Tradeshows to showcase your talents, along with a complimentary listing in the Business Directory of Suppliers, making it easy for those in the industry to find you. This level of membership is perfect not only for the wonderful membership advantages, but also because of the amazing networking opportunities that only members can receive.

  • Complimentary listing in the Business Directory of Suppliers. 
  • Member pricing on educational seminars, continuing education classes, and certification courses for national designations. 
  • Member pricing for events, including Mark of Excellence Awards, Golf Classic, and Education Conference & Tradeshow. 
  • Sponsorship opportunities give you the opportunity to meet and get to know others in the rental housing industry, up to $1,500 per year. Additional opportunities are available through Industry Supporter Sponsorship tiers. 
  • Advertising discounts in Rental Advisor Magazine, e-newsletters, and association communications. 
  • Member pricing on employment screening. 
  • Invitation to participate in the Reverse Trade Show to benefit the SCRHA-PAC. 
  • Access to 70+ white papers allow you to be a trusted resource to your clients. 

Join as Supplier Associate Member

Management Company

Annual Membership: $675 + $4.75 per unit

Firms or companies that oversee and manage residential rental properties on behalf of the owner, should purchase our Management Company Membership. Not only will this tier of membership put you in front of those who can benefit from your property management services, this membership gives your staff all of the knowledge and benefits that this tier offers. With this level of membership, you will have guidance, and advice from our industry experts.  Membership benefits extend to ALL staff, including maintenance teams and onsite management. 

  • Complimentary listing in Business Directory under Property Management. 
  • Unlimited operational advice from our onsite counselors. 
  • Access to 80+ rental forms that are regularly reviewed and updated to comply with current regulations. 
  • Access to 70+ industry white papers with details on operational guidance and regulatory fact sheets. 
  • Member pricing on educational seminars, continuing education classes, and certification courses for national designations. 
  • Member pricing for events, including Mark of Excellence Awards, Golf Classic, and Education Conference & Tradeshow. 
  • No cost to participate in the Reverse Trade Show to benefit SCRHA-PAC. 
  • Member pricing on BlueInk subscription to access smart fillable forms with auto-populate and advanced security features. 
  • Member pricing on NAA Click and Lease. 
  • Member pricing on NAA Click and Comply.  
  • Member pricing on tenant screenings. 

SCRHA serves San Diego, Imperial, and southern Riverside Counties.

We verify ownership and management of properties and units using ALN and other sources to accurately reflect your accounts. By signing up and/or paying invoices you agree to these terms.

Join as Management Company

University Pass

Available to Real Estate students at approved universities at no cost.

Each student will receive:

  • E-magazine each month.
  • Weekly Newsletter (Specific to Owners or Property Managers)
  • SCRHA Member education pricing, including NAAEI courses.
  • Eligible for scholarships to NAAEI Designations from SCRHA Education Institute.
  • Free Independent Rental Owners Classes (IROC), seven per year offered.
  • Free Education Conference & Trade Show Access
  • Free Mixers
  • Access to NAA website and their Visto Platform for industry designation efforts.
Join as University Pass