Membership in SDMHA doesn't cost it pays.  Through education, information and advocacy SDMHA does it's best to support and protect the Residential Rental industry.  We also strive to support our members through industry resources, events, and networking.  

    Our membership is broken into 
    General Membership: Property Owners/Managers
    Associate Membership: Vendors
    See below for more details

    Please click here to access our member application. You can pay online or by check. 

    General Member

    General members are Individuals, partnerships, corporations or other legal entities who own, operate, manage, plan, build and/or develop rental housing, condominiums, cooperatives and other forms of multi-family properties in South Dakota.

    Annual Membership Dues: Depends on the number of units (see General Member details)

    Annual Membership Dues

                               General Membership Dues

    1-10 Units $  100  
    11-100 Units $  125 $3.25 Per Unit Owned/Managed
    101-449 Units $  175 $2.25 Per Unit Owned/Managed
    450 Units and Above $  225 $1.25 Per Unit Owned/Managed


    Membership Benefits

    • Educational Seminars: Credit hours for License Renewal, Maintenance Seminars, Resident and Property Owner Rights & Responsibilities, Basics of Rental Property Ownership and more!

    • Monthly Meeting: Programs about City ordinances, building codes, legislative updates; drugs, taxes, evictions, pest prevention, fair housing, etc.; Networking.

    • Rental FormsFREE to download for our members.  If you need printed forms, we do ask for a nominal fee.  Forms include: Resident Application, Rental Agreement, Security Deposit Agreement, Move-In Inventory Form, Recycling Addendum, and many more.

    • Credit Reports: Available at a discount to members through SDMHA website or Western Reporting.

    • Legislative:  City, County and State activities updates of City Council actions relating to the rental industry.

    • Rental Review Subscription: Bi Monthly Magazine provides articles of interest and value to the multi-family property owner (local, state, and national association news).

    • National Apartment Association (NAA) Membership: Providing support for the local rental industry

    • UNITS Subscription: Magazine containing information on industry trends, taxes, legislation, maintenance, and other timely facts and tips.

    • Vacancy Survey: Opportunity to participate and receive the semi-annual Vacancy Survey. This survey is beneficial to you in determining your development, marketing and financial plans.

    • Annual Trade Show: Businesses showcasing products and services for the rental industry.

    • Discounts: Available with SDMHA Associate Members (property insurance, office supplies, etc.).

    • Committees: Opportunity to be involved in the future direction of SDMHA via participation on Committees and/or the Board of Directors. Check out more information on our Committees and the Board of Directors.  

    • Tax Deductible: SDMHA membership dues. 

    Please click here to access our member application. You can pay online or by check.


    Associate Member

    Associate members are those who deal with apartment owners and builders in allied fields such as architects, lenders, contractors, material suppliers, etc. Associate members shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges of a General Member except for the right to vote, to hold elective office, to hold an interest in the property of the Association or to use the term 4 "General Member".

    Annual Membership Dues: $250 per year

    Membership Benefits

    • Promotion of Products and Services: At the Annual Fall Trade Show.

    • Membership List: SDMHA current list of members available for target mailings.

    • Discounted Advertising: In the SDMHA Rental Review at reduced member rate.

    • Exposure: To buyers through all SDMHA functions.

    • Sponsorship Opportunities: Promote your products and services at the annual golf outing, Trade Show, and annual State Convention.  2015 Sponsorship Opportunities

    • Target your Product: Market your service and product to a common trade.

    • Committees: Opportunity to serve on and become an integral part of the decision-making process of the SDMHA.  Check out more information on our Committees and the Board of Directors.  

    • Monthly Meetings: Opportunity to attend and to network with other members.

    • Tax Deductible: SDMHA membership dues.

    • Buyers Guide: Your business listed in the Rental Review by category

    Please click here to access our member application. You can pay online or by check.