• Advocacy
    • IPAK is the leading advocate for Kern County’s rental housing industry. We keep you informed and connected to local government officials and agencies.
    • IPAK is always monitoring local legislation that could impact the rental housing industry at the city and county level.
  • Networking
    • IPAK connects rental housing professionals and leading industry vendors by hosting regular mixers, workshops and networking events.
    • IPAK is the region’s premier industry hub for meeting and exchanging information and contacts with like-minded business people.
  • Leadership
    • IPAK offers landlords the ability to stay up-to-date on industry trends though regular event such as our Landlord 101 series.
    • IPAK promotes ethical leadership in the rental industry through major annual events focusing on fair housing and homelessness.



  • Government Relations
    • The California Apartment Association has the state’s most effective network of government advocacy for rental property owners.
    • CAA staff includes experts in rental housing law, legal analysts, state and local lobbyists, member-service representatives and media-outreach specialists.
  • Rental Industry Education
    • CAA offers property management education and legal information through webinars, books, posters & other resources.
    • Through CAA University members can pursue certification as a California Certified Residential Manager (CCRM).
  • Member Services
    • CAA helps to market your business by offering Advertisement Opportunities and Membership Marketing Information.
    • CAA operates an Industry Directory and Landlord Helpline to assist members with common rental management problems.



  • CAA E-News  – A weekly newsletter on trends and changes in the housing industry.
  • CAA University – An online platform that helps property managers manage their properties and to increase the return on their investments.
  • CAA Value Insurance Plan™ – CAA members have exclusive access to a discounted Workers Compensation Safety Group.
  • Bill Tracking – CAA provides tracking for all relevant legislation for the housing industry.
  • Political Action Fund – CAAPAC makes political contributions to candidates for public office.
  • Voter Voice – A tool for making your voice heard to legislators on pressing issues.
  • Member Discounted Tenant Screening – IPAK and CAA partner with local vendors to provide discount rates.
  • Over 150 Rental & Contract Forms – Tailored to the rental industry and updated with the latest legal changes.