As a social and affordable housing professional in Australasia you are one of approximately 11,000 dedicated people working in paid and voluntary positions in social, community, Indigenous and supported housing services and tenancy advice. The AHI exists to support people like you in achieving their goals to provide shelter, transform lives and communities.
Our mission is to promote excellence in the housing sector by supporting, recognising, connecting and inspiring housing professionals. We would like to invite you to join our community of like-minded people because only with support of people like you can we improve our profession.

At the AHI we understand that level of involvement and remuneration may vary significantly across the sector and that is why our membership fees are set according to your annual salary level. Please, choose the membership band that corresponds to your current salary: 

  • Band 1. If your salary is less than $20,000 
  • Band 2. If your salary is between $20,000 and $50,000 
  • Band 3. If your salary is between $50,000 and $100,000
  • Band 4. If your salary is greater than $100,000 

The AHI's membership year runs from 1 April to 31 March. When you join the AHI we pro-rata the amount of the relevant subscription rate (from above), from the date you join until the end of that membership year. In Australia your membership fee is tax deductible.

Affiliate Band 1
Affiliate Band 2
Affiliate Band 3
Affiliate Band 4

AHI social and affordable housing professional networks connect people for the purposes of sharing ideas and industry knowledge. We are connecting the housing sector through events, publications, online networks, and local branches.

Learn and Grow

A 25% discount on AHI events and training. AHI Professional Development activities enhance the current and future performance and capability of the social housing industry through the continued growth and development of the industry’s most valuable resource, its people. AHI carries out this objective by providing social housing professionals access to a diverse range of quality professional development opportunities. AHI Members are eligible for considerable discounts for AHI Professional Development events.

Stay up to date

To ensure your knowledge and networks remain current, an AHI membership is vital to keep up-to-date with the latest social and affordable housing issues, research and developments. Through our quarterly HousingWORKS journal, monthly HousingPEOPLE e-newsletter and online HousingINFO portal, we deliver the latest industry updates straight to your mailbox. AHI Professional and Senior Professional members has also an option to subscribe to the complimentary print version of HousingWORKS.

Be recognised

AHI Professional and Senior Professional Members are eligibile to submit entries to the AHI Professional Excellence in Housing Awards. The AHI Awards program provides an opportunity to showcase social housing success stories. The Awards formally recognise and reward excellence in professional practice, from the grass roots to the most senior levels.