California Representative To Lead As Chairman Of The National Apartment Association (NAA) In 2024

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Congratulations to Rick Snyder, a Former President of SocalRHA and Current Member of CalRHA, who has been selected as Chair of the National Apartment Association (NAA) for the Upcoming Year

It’s been more than 60 years since this leadership position was held by a representative from California.

With all of the rental housing challenges in our state, we’re proud that Rick will be spearheading the national effort to protect our rights and help us fight the 2024 rent control initiative.

CalRHA issued the following press release earlier today:


Julie Stephens



SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Nov. 13 – Today, the California Rental Housing Association (CalRHA) announced Rick Snyder, a former president of the Southern California Rental Housing Association and current CalRHA member, will be installed as the Chair of the National Apartment Association (NAA) on Thursday, November 16. This is the first time since 1960 that this leadership position is filled by California delegation. Snyder begins his year-long term in January 2024 and takes the helm as the industry faces new regulatory challenges at the national level and in a time of historical rental demand.

“I am honored and excited to lead our industry in 2024. With renewed focus on rental housing and the importance of adequate supply, I see a unique opportunity to help our members do what they do best, provide quality rental housing to millions of U.S. renters,” said Rick Snyder, Founder and President, R.A. Snyder Properties, Inc. “A healthy rental housing industry benefits the economy and translates to stronger communities.” Snyder has more than 30 years of real estate experience and has been an avid volunteer for housing.

“Rick excels at being a leader in his business and community and today we at CalRHA, applaud Rick for being the first Californian in more than 70 years to represent us at the national level,” said Earle Vaughan, President, CalRHA. “In today’s complex rental housing industry, property owners often consult each other for advice on how to approach challenging situations and Rick is often one of the first turned to.”

A long-time San Diegan, Snyder received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from San Diego State University with a major in real estate. He also shares his knowledge as an active expert witness for real estate litigation.

About the California Rental Housing Association
The California Rental Housing Association represents 25,000+ members totaling more than 675,000+ units, made up of small, medium, and large rental housing owners throughout the State of California. Our purpose is to advocate in the best interest of the rental housing industry and collectively address industry needs.

Media Contact: Julie Stephens, 323-301-6646,