Apply today to become an AHAIN Designation Holder

AHAIN's professional designations were designed to elevate professional standards and enhance individual performance. They recognize those executives, managers and maintenance personnel in the affordable housing industry who demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, ethics, expertise and dedication.

Candidate for all six designations must have a record of high standards, ethics, and integrity in all business and housing matters. They must be employed by a company who is a member in good standing with AHAIN, and must be recommended by a fellow AHAIN member, or an owner/principal of the employing company.

Requirements and the application can be found by clicking the appropriate links below.

Executive Level Requirements

AHAP - AHAIN Accredited Professional (executive level)

Professional Level Requirements

AHARHS - AHAIN Accredited Rural Housing Specialist

AHATCS - AHAIN Accredited Tax Credit Specialist

AHAHS - AHAIN Accredited HUD Specialist

Maintenance Requirements

AHAMP  - AHAIN Accredited Maintenance Professional (executive level)

AHAMS - AHAIN Accredited Maintenance Specialist

Application Form

All completed applications are examined and approved by AHAIN's Certification Board of Review. Please submit your completed applicaiton to the AHAIN office.

If you have any questions, please contact the AHAIN office at 260-724-6490 or

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