MITS Data Standards

Welcome to Multifamily Information and Transactions Standards (MITS), a freely available common data standard for the apartment industry.

  • About MITS

    Overview on MITS, a common data standards and extensible mark-up language (XML) protocol to facilitate data and systems integration.

  • Approved MITS Standards

    Released MITS Standards (data dictionaries and XML schemas) available for download. Includes XLST compability stylesheets and release notes. 

  • XML Validator Tool

    Third-party markup validation tool.  This validator checks the markup validity of Web documents in HTML, XHTML, SMIL, MathML, etc.

  • State HFA LIHTC Data Standard

    The National Affordable Housing Management Association's (NAHMA) Low-Income Housing Tax Credit data standard. (Hosted by MITS)

  • MITS Sponsors

    MITS is funded and sponsored by a broad group of industry firms and is supported by NMHC. Learn more.