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Rental Property Owner (RPO) Member Benefits

RHAWA serves independent rental property owners and managers with industry-leading benefits, including advocacy, leases and forms, a resource desk, education and events, and more. Find detailed information about member benefits, annual rates, and additional savings below.

Industry-Leading Member Benefits

We advocate for legislation that will promote the rental housing industry and protect the rental independent rental owner and managers. Our strong government advocacy program engages local and state agencies. We take the time to education elected officials about the challenges facing the industry and stand up for the rights of rental property owners.

The Rental Housing Academy's education program is designed to provide independent landlords and others in the residential housing industry a foundation of knowledge and skills to help them meet legal responsibilities and succeed in the business. RHAWA provides deeply discounted education on rental operations, Residential Landlord-Tenant Act, property investment, and rental business management. Seminars are presented ONSITE, ONLINE, and ONDEMAND so you can access education anywhere, anytime. LEARN MORE >

Members have unlimited access to an extensive library of online forms, ensuring that you stay current with industry standards and laws. RHAWA leases and forms are tailored specifically to state and city laws unique to Washington and are updated as laws change. Our forms are also reviewed annually by an independent attorney with over 30 years of landlord-tenant law experience. LEARN MORE >

RHAWA’s Rental Management Access Portal (RMAP) is a lightweight property management system. RMAP is a simple and efficient software used to process tenant applications (manual and invite), order credit and background reports, store tenant household information, and electronically sign lease agreements. LEARN MORE >

RHAWA prides itself in offering a wide variety of screening products, including credit information, multi-state criminal and eviction searches, employment and rental verifications, and more! There is a federally required certification process that members must go through in order to obtain credit information on your applicants, but don’t let this intimidate you! RHAWA’s screening staff is here to help you with this process so you can make the most informed decision possible about your applicants. LEARN MORE >

RHAWA offers a wide range of resources to help you manage your rental with ease and fulfillment, including:

  • Blog: Content within our blog is meant to keep readers informed about the rental housing industry with helpful tips, business advice, best practices, market updates, and the latest happenings at RHAWA. View blog.
  • Connect Member Forum: Our peer-to-peer community, CONNECT allows you to network with other landlords as well as share tips, best practices, and learn what others are doing 24/7.
  • CURRENT Newspaper: RHAWA's monthly publication, CURRENT is the leading rental housing news journal in Washington State. CURRENT reviews indsutry related legislative activity, vacancy trends, property management and maintenance information, as well as business and personal finance. It is available online to view, save, and print as well. 
  • Resource Specialists: Gain exclusive access to a wealth of information on everything from best practice advice to landlord-tenant related questions when you contact RHAWA's resource line. Our specialists are highly qualified and experienced professionals supporting independent rental owners. The distinction between landlord-tenant related questions and legal advice is important to note, as RHAWA does not offer legal advice or have an attorney on staff. 
  • Vendor Directory: RHAWA proudly offers a wide selection of skilled and reliable vendors for your rental business needs. When seeking competitive bids, be sure to mention your RHAWA membership as many offer member discounts. View directory.

Annual Membership Rates

Regular Owner Membership

Independent landlord or company who owns rental property. Dues are based on the number of rental units owned.

Annual rate

  • 1 - 25 units: $225
  • 26 - 200 units: $425
  • 201+ units: $725

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Dual Membership

Receive both regular and vendor member benefits. Companies and or individuals who both own and manage rental property and wish to market or sell their products or services. Dues are based on your company’s Annual Gross Income (AGI) and the number of units you own or manage.

Annual rate

  • Own less than 100 units and company’s AGI is less than $200,000: $450
  • Own less than 100 units and company’s AGI is more than $200,001: $550
  • Own more than 101 units and company’s AGI is less than $200,000: $650
  • Own more than 101 units and company’s AGI is more than $200,001: $750

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Member Savings

$50 discount on annual All-Access Education Pass when purchased with membership. Gain immediate, unlimited access to ONDEMAND course library, live webinars, and discounts on special events.


MEMBERSHIP QUESTIONS?  Contact an RHAWA Membership Specialist today.


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