Industry Advocacy and Representation

Thousands of bills are introduced each session that directly impact the industry:

  • Rent Control - Inspection Ordinances and Fees
  • Sub-metering of utilities
  • Rent Escrow and Rent Withholding
  • Room Occupancy Tax
  • Housing Production

RHA/GBREB staff and contract lobbyists are your advocates on Beacon Hill and in front of regulatory agencies.The GBREB Government Affairs Committee gives RHA members a voice in shaping legislation and regulations affecting the industry. In-house legal counsel is available to members.

Programs & Events

Educational Programs & Seminars

RHA holds programs focusing on industry issues, laws, regulations and other topics of primary importance to rental housing owners. RHA also provides National Apartment Association professional designation courses. To review upcoming courses & to register, please click here. 

Annual Conference & Tradeshow

This event brings together distinguished industry leaders to tackle today’s toughest issues. The newest products and services in the industry are showcased on the tradeshow floor, and outstanding educational programming is offered at all levels. To register and learn more, please click here. 

President’s Awards Reception

At RHA’s premier social engagement of the year, awards are presented in the areas of industry excellence and public service.

Social Events

Throughout the year, members are brought together at Red Sox nights, golf outings, and membership networking socials. For upcoming events & to register, please click here. 

Questions about upcoming events? Please contact Josh Cooke, Assistant Director of Events and Marketing at or 617-399-7860. 

News & Notes

Members receive exclusive published content through various mediums, focused on events, announcements and timely issues concerning the rental housing industry.

Lapatin on the Law

Expert legal counsel delivered monthly, as Attorney Phil Lapatin analyzes recent court decisions affecting property owners and managers.

Bay State Apartment Owner e-magazine 

The official e-magazine of RHA, produced quarterly by The Real Reporter, focuses exclusively on the rental housing industry. 

RHA Insider - Monthly e-newsletter

Members receive a monthly email newsletter with upcoming events, important announcements, updates, member profiles and more!


Members receive discounts on forms.


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