Member Benefits

There has never been a better time to join the American Apartment Owners Association! As the nation’s largest landlord association, we are here to offer a new and improved way to manage properties. Our services cover multifamily and single family owners, brokers, property managers, and property management companies. You can join the association for FREE or upgrade to Value membership to receive more discounts and benefits.

Become an AAOA Member

Access the tools you need to manage your properties

Member Benefits Include

Tenant Screening

Tenant Screening

AAOA offers 24/7 real-time access to the best background checks and credit checks in the country. Our system is fast, secure, and accurate to help you make smart rental decisions. Background check information is generated within 30 seconds!
Once you get your results our trained staff is here to help review any report ordered from nationwide eviction and criminal data to credit checks by TransUnion, Experian or Equifax, and more.

Plus, you can upgrade to Value membership to receive your first two reports FREE and save an additional $10 off every package ordered.
Landlords and property management companies with large volume are eligible for even bigger discounts. To learn more contact us.

Landlord Forms

State-Specific Landlord Forms

Lease agreements, security deposit receipts, and rental applications are crucial to your success as a landlord of single or multifamily homes. As an AAOA member you will have access to our comprehensive library of landlord forms for property, landlord-tenant, and commercial use. AAOA real estate legal forms have been designed around local laws to help manage your rental property with ease. Upgrade to Value membership to receive a 50% discount on landlord form purchases.

Education

Education

AAOA has established relationships with experts in the fields of property management, landlord tenant laws, background screening, delinquent rent collection, maintenance, and tax planning, to name a few. As a member you are invited to join us for any of our live webinars held throughout the year. Value members can attend at absolutely no extra charge, and will have access to our library of webinars on-demand.

Discounts for Value Members

Discounts for Value Members

Major national brands have partnered with AAOA to offer its members tremendous opportunities and savings. From Staples for your office supplies to Sherwin-Williams for your repair needs, membership with AAOA gives you exclusive discounts at some of your favorite retailers. Become an AAOA Value member and get the inside track on savings from Sherwin Williams, Sprint, FedEx and many more. As a Value member you can also take advantage of discounts on tenant screening packages and premium landlord forms.

Live Support

Live Support

AAOA is here for you. Whether you need a little help navigating our website, have a question about a recent tenant screening report, or want to make the most out of your member benefits, our US-based live support team is available to help you 9am to 5pm PST. Join AAOA and experience the best support team in property management. Contact us any time.

Membership Certificate

Membership Certificate

By joining AAOA you’ll receive a membership certificate and card via USPS mail in your welcome packet. Proudly show your membership status with AAOA by displaying the certificate or showing your membership card to vendors, clients, and prospective tenants. The AAOA membership certificate proves you are a serious rental industry professional.

What Client’s Say About AAOA

To date, AAOA members have left hundreds of reviews you can view here.

Here are a few from members who have been using our services for years:

Jerry L.
Georgetown, IN / Member Since 2009

Jerry L.

AAOA is the one place to go for all of the answers needed to participate in the rental market. Everything you need is in one place. I have been a member for more than 7 years and I make the most of my membership.

Cheryl A.
Auburndale, FL / Member Since 2008

Cheryl A.

I have been a member for a long time and I am very happy with the upgrades in service that have been added over the years. It just keeps getting better and better. Thanks!

Marty W.
Cincinnati, OH / Member Since 2014

Marty W.

From their knowledgeable staff, to their ever improving services and technology, AAOA has got it together. They have been a boon for my business!

Frequently Asked Questions

What-is-the-difference-between-Free-membership-and-Value-membership?

AAOA Value members receive additional discounts and benefits. You can view a full listing of benefits here.

Is-AAOA-Membership-Monthly-Or-Yearly?

AAOA Membership is yearly.

How-Do-I-Get-A-Tenant-Screening-Report-Today?

It’s easy! There are two ways to get a tenant screening report today.

  • Click on Tenant Screening at the top of the page and select the tenant screening package you want to buy now. Then follow the onscreen prompts and checkout. You will be required to create an account during checkout.
  • Click Join Now to become a member of AAOA and then log in to your account. Go to Tenant Screening in the menu to order a tenant screening package. If you join as an AAOA Value member you’re first two reports will be free and you’ll save $10 on every tenant screening package.

Will-I-be-notified-prior-to-my-Value-membership-being-renewed?

Yes. An email reminder will be sent to you 30 days and 7 days prior to your membership renewal.

Is-Value-Membership-Required-to-Order-a-Tenant-Screening-Report?

No. Non-members can purchase tenant screening at retail price. AAOA Value Members receive two free tenant screening reports and a $10 discount on tenant screening packages.

Do-I-Need-An-Inspection-To-Get-Credit-Reports-On-My-Tenant?

No. An onsite inspection is not required to obtain a credit report on your tenant. AAOA offers a tenant cooperation method allowing you to bypass the underwriting and inspection process.

However, all AAOA members can opt to have an inspection done. Completing an inspection along with providing the additional documents will allow you to gain instant access to credit reports at checkout, no tenant cooperation required. The inspection fee is $79 for Free members and $39 for Value members.