Property Owners Association of Virginia POAVA is a Virginia non-stock corporation dedicated to the welfare of and service to property owners associations (POAs) who are committed to keeping abreast of latest trends in legislation, business and management and self improvement of their operations.
Chimney Safety Institute of America — is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to chimney and venting system safety.
Plumbing, Heating,Cooling Contractors Association – is dedicated to the promotion, advancement, education and training of the industry for the protection of the environment, and the health, safety and
Urban Land Institute – a community of practice for those engaged in the entrepreneurial and collaborative process of real estate development and land use policy-making
National Association of Realtors – strives to be the collective force influencing and shaping the real estate industry.
American Institute of Architects: The Institute has advanced the value of architects and architecture since 1857.
American Planning Association: A non-profit public interest and research organization representing 36,000 practicing planners, officials, and citizens involved with urban and rural planning issues.
American Society of Landscape Architects: Founded in 1899, the ASLA is a national professional society that represents the landscape architecture profession in the United States.
Center for Neighborhood Technology: A non-profit organization that helps build prosperous, sustainable communities by linking economic and community development with ecological improvement.
Congress for the New Urbanism: Advocates the restructuring of public policy and development practices to support the restoration of existing urban centers and towns within coherent metropolitan regions.
Institute for Real Estate Management: IREM has been the source for education, resources, information, and membership for real estate management professionals for more than 70 years.
Local Government Commission: A non-profit, nonpartisan, membership organization composed of forward-thinking elected officials, city and county staff, and other interested individuals committed to developing and implementing local solutions to problems of state and national significance.
Community Association Managers International Certification Board: NBC-CAM grants the Certified Manager of Community Associations® (CMCA®) credential to individuals who demonstrate fundamental knowledge and expertise in managing homeowner and condominium associations and cooperatives.
National Civic League: Founded in 1894 by Theodore Roosevelt, Louis Brandeis, and other turn-of-the-century progressives, NCL is an advocacy organization vigorously promoting the principles of collaborative problem-solving and consensus-based decision-making in local community building.
Sustainable Communities Network: The Sustainable Communities Network seeks to increase the visibility of what has worked for other communities, and to promote a lively exchange of information to help create community sustainability in both urban and rural areas.
U.S. Bureau of the Census: Collector and provider of timely, relevant, and quality data about the people and economy of the United States.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Seeks to provide a decent, safe, and sanitary home and suitable living environment for every American by fighting for fair housing, increasing affordable housing and home ownership, reducing homelessness, promoting jobs and economic opportunity, empowering people and communities, and restoring the public trust.
Urban Land Institute: Seeks to provide leadership in the responsible use of land to enhance the total environment.
Walkable Communities Inc.: A non-profit corporation, established in the state of Florida in 1996, helping communities become more walkable and pedestrian-friendly.