The National Association of Housing Cooperatives is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit national federation of housing cooperatives, mutual housing associations, other resident-owned or controlled housing, professionals, organizations, and individuals interested in promoting the interests of cooperative housing communities. Incorporated in 1960, NAHC is the only national cooperative housing organization. NAHC is supported and governed by its members. The membership is represented through a national board of directors, which guides the policy of the organization. At the annual business meeting, major issues are brought before the entire membership.