Preferred Buyer Vendors

HD Supply

National Account Representative
Bill Garrett;

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At HD Supply Facilities Maintenance, we work hard to make your job easier, so you can focus on what matters—keeping residents happy and minimizing turnover. As a leading supplier to multifamily properties, we provide the maintenance products, repair parts, and industry-leading services you need to keep your community running smoothly and efficiently.

  • Products — Access to 100,000+ items for everyday maintenance and repair work.
  • Fulfillment — Our nationwide distribution network ensures you’ll get fast, on-time delivery.
  • Expert Support — Available to answer questions or help with hard-to-find products.
  • Services — Property improvement solutions, professional training and certification, custom-made products, online tools, and more.

Click here for the “Future of Maintenance.”

Click here for the Property Improvement Kitting Brochure. See what HD Supply can do to help you with your renovations and rehabs!

TRAINING OPTIONS: HD Supply has over 40 free webinars (most available in Spanish), EPA Section 608 Certification and CPO Certification courses available online. Click here for full course offerings.

ONLINE Rental Exchange

PO Box 1489
Winterville, NC  28590
800-873-5796 (fax)
Christoph Turner;
Jessica Thomas – 252-757-2149;

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An industry leader for more than 30 years, the ONLINE Rental Exchange provides resident screening and bad debt management solutions to the affordable housing and property management industries. Offering a comprehensive suite of screening tools, including customizable credit reports, criminal and eviction searches, landlord reference verification, and debt collection tools, ONLINE helps housing authorities keep their properties safe and HUD compliant, while also assisting property managers in improving their profitability.

Offering web-based products and integrated solutions within several property management software platforms, the ONLINE Rental Exchange has been the Preferred Buyer-Vendor for tenant screening for CARH’s membership since 2010. For more information about the company, please visit or call (888) 306-9458.

Staples Business Advantage

1901 Summit Tower Blvd, Ste. 100
Orlando, FL 32810
CARH Members Only Program
Laurie Kerr, Field Sales Director
Lois Rodriguez

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CARH and Staples Business Advantage, the Worklife Fulfillment Company,  and leading office products distributor in North America, are working together to provide CARH members with great savings on more than 30,000 office supply and related business solutions and products. The benefits are clear! 

Staples offers the right solutions.  It’s just not about ordering supplies. It’s about discovering new and better ways to get the job done. You’ll get low contracted prices, fast and free delivery on eligible orders within the 48 contiguous United States, consolidated billing and a dedicated account manager who is always looking for new ways to save you money. Best of all, ordering is easy through, which streamlines the process, providing access to real-time inventory data, order tracking, online returns, online reporting and much more.

Think of Staples for business essentials, furniture, breakroom, facilities, technology, print and promotional products!

Sherwin-Williams Company

10406 Tucker St.
Beltsville, MD  20705-2201
Matthew Genos;

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The Nation’s largest paint company is also the Nation’s largest provider of installed floor covering to the Multifamily industry. As a CARH Preferred Buyer Vendor, CARH members receive at least 30% off of paints and stains, and 25% off associated products, brushes, and rollers. Receive special CARH/Sherwin-Williams alliance pricing on floor covering projects. Refer to National Account 0965—Council for Affordable and Rural Housing.

USI Insurance Services

222 S. Riverside Plaza, Ste. 900
Chicago, IL  60606
Trent Iliff;

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USI Insurance Services is an industry leader supporting the risk management needs of rural housing, tax credits, affordable multifamily housing, apartment and condo complexes, and related real estate businesses. Our habitational risk insurance professionals understand your unique exposures and regulatory requirements which can differ from building-to-building and state-to-state. We provide sophisticated, affordable insurance solutions to:

  • Rural development companies
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credits including 2 Specialty Coverages USI Created
  • Property owners and developers
  • General partners, limited partner, and LLCs
  • Management companies
  • HUD and affordable housing
  • Housing authorities and apartment associations
  • Conventional

In additional to habitational risk exposures, we can also help develop cost-effective insurance strategies that address:

  • Property management schedules
  • Automobile (including hired and non-owned vehicles)
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Professional liability: crime; employment practices, directors & officers

We are proud to have been endorsed by the national CARH since 1987! USI Insurance Services offers access to a special National Apartment Program for apartment owners – contact us today to find out more.