The Greater Birmingham Apartment Association (GBAA) provides a wealth of services to our members including networking opportunities, legislative resources, educational opportunities and constant communication of events and issues affecting our industry.
Membership in the GBAA also includes membership in the Alabama Apartment Association and the National Apartment Association, as well as the Greater Birmingham Association of Homebuilders, the Homebuilder’s Association of Alabama and the National Association of Homebuilders. The GBAA’s affiliation with these organizations provides extended networking opportunities and benefits for our members as well as a unique legislative alliance.


  • Monthly networking opportunities with fellow multifamily professionals, including dinner meetings with informative speakers.

  • Annual local events including: The Reverse Trade Show, golf tournament, a charity fundraiser for Hatching Hope and The King's Home, local, state, and national conferences and trade shows, Awards Banquet, Maintenance Mania Competition, and Property Beautification Awards.

  • Bi-monthly local association newsletter

  • National Apartment Association Units Magazine

  • Various publications and e-mail updates from our affiliated associations

  • "Feature Friday" newsletter spotlighting GBAA Supplier Members Products and Services 


​Monthly educational opportunities includes: National Apartment Association Designation Courses as well as continuing education classes for leasing agents, apartment managers and executives, maintenance technicians and suppliers.

Scholarship Opportunities:  The Frank Barefield Scholarship is available from October - November each year.  Click here to learn more


  • Legislative influence on a local, state, and national level.

  • Access to the most recognized and respected lease in the country

  • Networking with management companies, properties, and vendors.

  • Membership is an investment that will reap dividends when you join and get involved! 


National Apartment Association (NAA)

  • As a valued member of NAA, you will continue to have access to the most comprehensive range of strategic, educational, operational, networking and advocacy resources available to rental housing industry professionals. You can make the most of your membership by taking advantage of these benefits:

National Apartment Association (NAA)

Alabama Apartment Association (AAA)

National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

Home Builders Association of Alabama (HBAA)

Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders (GBAHB)