Membership Categories

IHM recognizes that membership in the Institute must address the various needs of our members.  We offer several membership categories that will meet your specific needs and help you enter the property management profession or advance your career in property management.  Whatever category best suits your needs, be assured that the Institute's goal is to provide excellent property management and professional development education for our members.

(Note:  The IHM membership year runs from January 1 to December 31, and fees are not prorated during the year.  Those joining after September 30th will receive benefits for the remaining of the current year and for the following year.)


Accredited Membership

AIHM and FIHM Members: 1 Year - $225.00 + HST / 2 Years  - $430.00 + HST

Those who have earned either their AIHM or FIHM designation are accredited members of the Institute.  AIHM and FIHM members have completed the education requirement and they have also attained the experience necessary.  FIHM is a special designation bestowed on those who have contributed significantly to the profession and to the Institute.     Accredited members receive complimentary registration for IHM virtual events and a reduced fee for the Annual Educational Conference as well as access to the Members' Only section of the website.  AIHM and FIHM members have voting rights.  

Visit the Accreditation Process page for details.

Accredited members will pay their membership fee when their application is approved.  They will receive an annual dues renewal notice and their membership must be in good standing to maintain the right to use their designation.


Honourary Candidate Membership

AIHM(C) Members: 1 Year - $195 + HST/2 Years $370.00 + HST

The AIHM(C) designation is available to those who have completed the education requirement but who have not yet fulfilled the experience necessary. AIHM(C) members have applied for and been approved for this designation. AIHM(C) members receive complimentary registration for IHM virtual events and a reduced fee for the Annual Educational Conference as well as access to the Members' Only section of the website. AIHM(C) members do not have voting rights.

Visit the Application Process pag for Honourary Candidates page for details.


Candidate Membership

1 Year - $150 + HST/2 Years - $275 + HST

Candidate membership is available for those who have completed the education requirements for the IHM Property Management Program and who are in the process of completing of the experience requirement, but have not applied for their AIHM(C) designation, or for those just entering the property management profession or for those employed or engaged in the property management field. 

This membership category provides an excellent vehicle for members to become engaged in the industry through complimentary registration for IHM virtual events and a reduced fee for the Annual Educational Conference as well as access to the Members' Only section of the website.  Candidate members do not have voting privileges.  Join Here.


Student Membership 

Those students enrolled in one of the core courses through the IHM Distance Learning Program or the IHM 5-day In-Class or Virtual Program automatically become an IHM member for the year of their course enrolment.

Student members receive complimentary registration for IHM virtual events and a reduced fee for the Annual Educational Conference as well as access to the Members' Only section of the website.  Student members do not have voting privileges.


Corporate Membership 

1 Year - $375.00 + HST / 2 Years - $710.00 + HST

As a supplier to property managers, you want to support your customers. Becoming a Corporate Member of IHM is an excellent way for you to show your support. By joining, you are saying that you care about professionalism in the industry, and want to help advance property management in that direction. As a Corporate Member, you are able to participate in discussions within the Institute, participate as a sponsor and exhibitor at discounted rates, submit articles for publication in the newsletter and bring a supplier point of view to industry discussions.

Corporate membership is available to industry suppliers, regions and municipalities, as well as property management companies.  Here are the benefits to each of these sectors:

Corporate members do not have voting privileges. Join Here.


Retired Membership

1 Year - $75.00 + HST / 2 Years - $140.00 + HST

Whether you are an accredited member or you were an active member of the Institute before your retirement, you have the opportunity to maintain your membership at a discounted rate.  Retired members will receive complimentary registration for IHM virtual events and a reduced fee for the Annual Educational Conference, as well as access to the Members' Only section of the website.  

Retired members will receive an annual dues renewal notice.  Accredited retired members must be in good standing to maintain the right to use their designation and they receive the same benefits as before retirement.


IHM MEMBERSHIP PROVIDES AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TO BE ENGAGED WITH THE INSTITUTE THAT SUPPORTS THE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT PROFESSION…AND THERE'S A CATEGORY THAT MEETS YOUR INDIVIDUAL NEEDS.