AAA’s DEI leadership decided to produce a reference, available to all member companies, a ‘how-to’ guide, designed to provide a suggested roadmap for creating, or updating, DEI programs with member firms. Continue Reading
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
To create an environment where diversity and inclusion are sustainable through representation, creativity, and innovation within the multifamily industry.
- To include diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the center of our daily work.
- Commitment to using these practices in our daily work.
What DEI Means to Us
DIVERSITY is a group of people who are different in the same place. These characteristics could be everything that makes us unique, including but not limited to our cognitive skills and personality traits, along with the things that shape our identity.
EQUITY: Promoting the same fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement for all people, while also striving to identify and eliminate barriers that have prevented the full participation of some groups.
INCLUSION is involvement and empowerment where the inherent worth and dignity of all people are recognized.
AAA's Statement: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
AAA member Loebsack & Brownlee presented a webinar on DEI on April 14 and then provided resources for the membership. Continue Reading
Multiculturalism in Rental Housing October 14, 11 am Property management is a perpetual landscape of change, especially when it comes to demographics. It is important for your business to develop techniques to sell, service and encourage your multicultural/diverse residents to continue to... Continue Reading
Webinar Details Rental housing operations feature some of the most diverse workforces in the nation, but the leadership of real estate organizations does not. So what are the barriers are for these onsite staff to overcome to reach the executive level? How can rental housing create a pathway for... Continue Reading
Webinar Details The last six months have delivered some of the most trying times in our nation's recent history. Most of us have been entrenched in getting by and many in getting centered. Now it's time to think about what we can do as individuals and organizations to move forward. How do we imbue... Continue Reading
FREE LIVE WEBINAR: July 29, 11 A.M. EDT 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 considerate and thoughtful toward each other, especially where it concerns our... Continue Reading
The National Apartment Association (NAA) and the NAA Education Institute (NAAEI) are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce in the rental housing industry by developing programs and opportunities for advancement. Two opportunities are now available to help create diverse and... Continue Reading
For about the last week, I have been watching T.V. coverage of gut-wrenching anguish and suffering. I have been watching coverage of people who have simply and understandably said, “Enough”. I find myself hoping that this is not a transient event. I find myself hoping that it is an... Continue Reading
The National Apartment Association (NAA) is dedicated to helping our members build a culture where everyone feels respected, included, and valued. NAA and the NAA Education Institute (NAAEI) believe that there is nothing more fundamental to employee performance than how we see and treat each... Continue Reading
Dear NAA Members, The events of the past week have been alarming to everyone. Our country is grappling with racial unrest, which is especially distressing during this trying time. Our residents are struggling, as are many of you. The professionalism of our industry is interlocked with the... Continue Reading
It is difficult to find the right words to express the sadness and pain being felt across our country right now. We know that many in the Atlanta Apartment Association (AAA) and their families are hurting and affected by the unrest currently taking place in many cities, including Atlanta.AAA as an... Continue Reading