The Wisconsin Council for Affordable and Rural Housing (WI-CARH) was established in 1999 as a state chapter of the Council for Affordable and Rural Housing, a national not for profit organization dedicated to the advocacy of rural and affordable housing throughout the United States of America.

Welcome to Wisconsin CARH - Celebrating 25 Years!

When you become a member of WI-CARH, you gain access to important tools, information, and services. You have opportunities to meet industry leaders. The greatest benefit of becoming an WI-CARH member, however, is that you align yourself with a diverse group of business people involved in every sector of the affordable housing community. WI-CARH members include builders, developers, lenders, management companies, owners, non-profit agencies as well as other companies that supply products to the affordable housing industry. WI-CARH is committed to supporting their goals, CARH's goals, and yours.

 

Membership Application


CARH Basic Membership Category:

For those involved with Rural Housing – Rural Development, Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority, Low Income Housing Tax Credit and other types to include: management companies, owners, developers, equity financiers, lenders, syndicators and nonprofits who develop, own or manage rural housing. Membership Dues are $800 per year plus the sum of educational fees from projects owned, managed, or financed. (Educational fees may be paid from each respective project.)

Rural Housing Educational Fees:

In addition to the Basic Membership, there is an additional fee for the projects. Including the projects in your membership allows the projects to receive email notices and information directly. In addition, properties will be added to CARH’s list allowing participation in the Preferred Buyers Program, savings on CARH trainings and meetings, and receipt of the Insights for On-Sites newsletter. If you own 99 units or less, you may only pay the Rural Housing Educational fee. You will receive all of the below named benefits except savings on CARH trainings and meetings.

2024 Rural Housing Educational Fees
Projects with 1 - 8 Units $50
Projects with 9 - 15 Units $75
Projects with 16 - 23 Units $100
Projects with 24 or more Units $150
WI-CARH Only Basic Membership Category:

WI-CARH is happy to announce a new membership level of $500 in 2024 which will still include discounts for lease purchases, trainings and conferences in Wisconsin. However, it will not provide the national benefits such as the CARH newsletter or discounts to the preferred vendor program.

Basic Membership Benefits Resources
  • WI-CARH Reports & Updates
  • Subscription to CARH News
  • Broadcast E-Mail Updates
  • Networking Opportunties
Meetings
  • Discounted rate at WI-CARH Annual Meeting
  • Discounted rate at CARH National Meetings
Continued Education
  • Discounted rate at WI-CARH Spring Training
  • Certification
Expert Staff
  • National - Director, General Council, Legislative Representative
  • Wisconsin - Board of Directors plus support staff
Cost Savings
  • Preferred Buyers Program
  • HD Supply
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Staples
  • Wells Fargo Insurance Services
  • Online Rental Exchange, etc.
Also visit the CARH website at: www.carh.org Associate Membership Category:

For those that provide services to the Rural Housing industry such as accountants, architects, attorneys, computer and software vendors, insurance agencies, market analysis, site inspection services, etc. As an Associate Member, you will increase your visibility among the Affordable Housing property developers, owners, managers, and maintenance. Membership dues are $500 per year.

Associate Membership Benefits Resources
  • WI-CARH Reports & Updates
  • Broadcast E-Mail Updates
  • Networking Opportunties
Meetings
  • WI-CARH Statewide Annual Meeting
Continued Education
  • Discounted rate at WI-CARH Spring Training
  • Certification
Expert Staff
  • Wisconsin - Board of Directors plus support staff

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