Members

Member Services

About Us

A Brief Introduction

Founded in 1988, NFHA is a consortium of more than 200 private, nonprofit fair housing organizations and state and local civil rights agencies from throughout the United States. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., NFHA works to eliminate housing discrimination and ensure equal housing opportunity for all people through leadership, education, outreach, membership services, public policy initiatives, community development, advocacy, and enforcement.

Member Services

NFHA provides a wide range of services to its members. Member Services include, but are not limited to:

Technical Assistance

Technical assistance on all aspects of fair housing education and enforcement as well as agency management, financial management, and fundraising

Advocacy and Collaboration

Advocacy to increase resources for fair housing organizations at the federal and local levels

Legislative Advocacy

Advocacy on behalf of members on legislative and regulatory issues to protect and promote fair housing

Extensive Training Programs

Training and collaboration with members on legislative and regulatory advocacy; extensive training programs in the form of webinars, in-service events, conferences, and its Fair Housing School® training program

Investigative Collaborations

Collaboration with members on regional and national systemic investigations

Customizable Public Service Announcements

Access to award winning Public Service Announcements that can be customized

Networking Opportunities

Professional development and networking opportunities for emerging leaders

Member Benefits

Join the voice for fair housing. NFHA and its member provide access to fair and equal housing for all. Membership benefits include but are not limited to:

Member Only Briefings

Exclusive invitations to member only briefings, webinars, and roundtables

Discounted Rates

Discounted rates to NFHA conferences, in-service training programs, and events

Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance on fair housing education and enforcement activities, public policy, fair housing agency management, etc

Annual Reports & Research

Access to annual reports and journals on fair housing laws, regulations, and cases (Trends Report, Fair Housing-Fair Lending, books, research)

Educational Materials

Access to award winning education, national media campaign resources and outreach materials

Dedicated Training

Dedicated training offerings in response to emerging fair housing matters (Tech/Artificial Intelligence, Disparate Impact, Regulations, etc.)

Systemic Investigations

Strategic guidance in carrying out systemic investigations with resolutions that encourage inclusive communities

Advocacy on Capitol Hill

Advocacy on Capitol Hill for increases in and improvements to the Fair Housing Initiatives Program

Membership FAQs

NFHA has three membership categories: Operating, Supporting, and Individual.

Operating Members are nonprofit corporations or organizations primarily engaged in the achievement of fair housing.

Supporting Members are organizations, associations, entities, or government agencies that do not qualify as operating members.

Individual members are persons that do not qualify as operating members or supporting members.

Complete a member application form and submit the appropriate documents and dues indicated on the form.

Membership benefits include but are not limited to member-only briefings; discounted rates for NFHA events; technical assistance; access to exclusive publications, such as NFHA’s Fair Housing-Fair Lending Bulletin and educational materials; training; guidance on investigations; and assistance with advocacy on Capitol Hill.

Click the Members tab at the top of the homepage and choose the “Login” option on the left-hand side of the screen. Once logged into the member portal, you’ll be able to access exclusive member content.

Click the Members tab at the top of the homepage and choose the “Renew Membership” option on the left-hand side of the screen to pay your annual dues. You can also pay your annual dues by logging into the member portal and clicking the yellow “Renew Membership” button under your name at the top.

NFHA hosts or has staff participate in various events throughout the year. Check your member portal dashboard each week so you don’t miss out on any exciting events or important reminders.

If you have any additional questions, please send them to nfha@nationalfairhousing.org.