MITS Data Standards

The Multifamily Information and Transactions Standards (MITS) is an open data standard developed by the apartment industry. The goal of this standard is to assist the industry and its business partners with the exchange of information. The MITS standard is not affiliated with any other initiatives, data standards or publications.

As an OPEN standard, it is voluntary and not regulated. Compliance is the obligation of the users. The MITS Working Group and the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) does not monitor or enforce its use or its users.

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