Community Trade Organizations

Executive Council of Home Owners (ECHO)
A nonprofit organization dedicated to the interests of and controlled by condominium and planned development owners and their owner associations.
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Community Associations Institute (CAI)
Community Associations Institute (CAI) is a worldwide membership association that provides information, education and resources to all those involved in community association governance and management. CAI’s 30,000-plus members include homeowner volunteer leaders, community managers, association management companies and other professional service providers. Working in partnership with 59 domestic chapters, one international chapter and housing leaders in other nations, CAI also advocates on behalf of common-interest communities before legislatures, regulatory bodies and the courts. Their mission is to inspire professionalism, effective leadership and responsible citizenship, ideals reflected in communities that are preferred places to call home.
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California Association of Community Managers (CACM)
CACM is the only organization in the country whose membership is comprised entirely of community association managers and association practitioners. To learn more about the education and training, visit our website at:

Home Wise Docs
Home Wise Docs, the next generation in online document and delivery for community associations, provides reliable, around-the-clock, online access to all governing documents and critical data for lenders, escrow and title companies, real estate agents and homeowners from CitiScape’s managed communities. Visit their website at: for more information.

PPMA of San Francisco
The Professional Property Management Association of San Francisco (PPMA) represents the professional management of approximately 20,000 residential units and over 3 million square feet of office and commercial space in the City and County of San Francisco. The PPMA offers many excellent benefits to its members, and is proud to be on the forefront of the political and legal fight to protect property owners’ Constitutional rights in San Francisco. Visit:

Build It Green
Build it Green is a non-profit membership organization whose mission is to promote healthy, energy-and-resource-efficient building practices in California.