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Who is SEFAA?

SEFAA is your advocate, resource and community partner for rental housing providers in Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. SEFAA is dedicated to promoting professionalism, awareness and profit for the South Florida Apartment Industry.

Education

SEFAA is your preferred provider of industry and member needs based training programs at a fraction of the cost of doing it alone.

SEFAA offers a variety of courses for leasing professionals, management and maintenance technicians. In partnership with NAAEI, SEFAA also provides educational programming for members to earn nationally recognized industry designations.

Legislative Affairs

The association provides powerful and effective government affairs and lobbying representation on a local, state and national level to help members avoid and reduce ever increasing taxes, fees and other costs. The association saves members millions of dollars each year. We have your back!

Protect your assets through the industry standard Blue Moon National Lease Program, a proven and widely used benefit available only to members.

Industry Resource

The association is your trusted source for industry information. The association proactively communicates with members, industry experts, government agencies, similar organizations, the media and the general public on issues impacting the apartment industry. The association uses the latest technology and communication tools to help members make better business decisions saving you time and money.

Enhance your access to information on local, state, and national trends through membership in the Florida Apartment Association (FAA) and the National Apartment Association (NAA).

Special Apartment Industry Events

Each year SEFAA hosts several special industry events. SEFAA  hosts an annual maintenance technician competition called Maintenance Mania Competition which is held in February.SEFAA's Annual Volleyball Tournament is held in May. The SEFAA Multifamily Conference & Expo takes place in July and Circle of Excellence Awards, honoring the best in our industry takes place in November.

National Lease Program

Joining SEFAA qualifies you for the National Lease Program. The powerful and easy-to-use leasing program allows you to save time and money by speeding up preparation and printing of legal documents. Prospective residents may fill out a rental application online and property managers may audit and edit entire portfolios of leases with a few clicks of a mouse. The Lease covers every aspect of the rental process and is continually reviewed by expert attorneys to ensure compliance with state law and local regulations.

Currently, more than 20,000 communities are enrolled in the National Lease Program nationwide, including some of the largest multifamily REITS and privately held real estate firms in the country. To date, the National Lease is the most widely used standardized form in the multifamily housing industry.

The Value of Your Membership

In addition to your SEFAA membership benefits, you will receive the following:

  • Membership in the National Apartment Association (NAA), a federation of nearly 170 state and local affiliates that encompasses over 69,000 members representing more than 8.1 million apartment homes throughout the United States and Canada. 
  • Membership in the Florida Apartment Association (FAA), a federation of 11 local affiliates, representing more than 415,000 apartment homes in the state. 
  • State and federal legislative support.
  • Free Annual NOI Survey of Income and Expenses - compare profitability to your peers.
  • NAA Community Site & Online Resource Center - An online members-only resource center for networking forums and extensive library of best practice documents.