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2022 AMA 5 Star Certification Program And Project S.A.F.E.

2022 AMA 5 Star Certification Program And Project S.A.F.E.

Register for Project SAFE by 12/31/22. 5-Star registration closed for 2022.

Saturday, December 31, 2022

Zoom Link Provided In Your Confirmation Email

Event Details

2022 AMA 5 Star Safety Certification & Project S.A.F.E. Enrollment


***Registration for the 2022 5-Star Safety Certification Program has closed. You may still sign up for Project S.A.F.E. on its own through 12/31/22.***

Designed to reduce criminal activity, improve safety, as well as unite community organizations and individuals, the 5 Star Certification program is the ultimate way to demonstrate your property's elevated commitment to fostering safer communities. As an AMA 5 Star Certified Community, you set yourself apart from other rental properties by holding yourself to a higher standard of management practices, customer caring and neighborhood involvement - a distinction to truly be proud of!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

What Is Five Star?
Designed to reduce criminal activity, improve safety, as well as unite community organizations and individuals, the 5 Star Certification program is the ultimate way to demonstrate your property's elevated commitment to fostering safer communities. As an AMA 5 Star Certified Community, you set yourself apart from other rental properties by holding yourself to a higher standard of management practices, customer caring and neighborhood involvement - a distinction to truly be proud of!

Is Five Star The Same Thing As The Crime Free Program?
No. Crime Free Multihousing is a national program with different requirements and benefits. Five Star is an AMA program allowing you to show your commitment to your property and the AMA’s high standards. However, one of the requirements of Five Star is to attend at least Phase 1 of the Crime Free Multihousing program or equivalent.

What Are The Benefits Of Five Star Certification?
- Marketing-Demonstrates that you value your current and future customers and their safety
- Distinguishing- Sets your property apart from other communities
- Image- Improves the perceived image of your community as one that cares about the area and people in it
- Morale- Sets goals and creates opportunities for your property’s employees to strive for
- Programs- Five Star can open up opportunities to join or create other community improvement programs

What Are The Necessary Steps To Become Five Star Certified?

  • Star #1 - Orientation: Attend a 5 Star Orientation Session (August 23, 2022)
  • Star #2 - Municipal Crime Free Program: Enroll in and complete the first phase of your city's Crime Free Multi-housing (or equivalent).
  • Star #3 - Community Coalition: Attend two Community Coalition Meetings. AMA offers eight different groups that meet across the Valley & in Tucson!
  • Star #4 - Project S.A.F.E. : Host a Project S.A.F.E. safety social.
  • Star #5 - BOLOCOP: Register your property online with BOLOCOP, a free crime-reporting service.
  • Complete ALL 5 Stars & Apply for Your Certification: Once all 5 Stars have been achieved, submit a 5 Star Application for completion (with required application fee if not previously provided) and required documentation by December 31, 2022.

Where Can I Find Out About Neighborhood Groups Close To Me?
Your city’s neighborhood services department should be able to give you that information. Information on Community
Coalitions hosted by AMA can be found at https://www.azmultihousing.org/community-coalitions.

What If There Aren’t Any Neighborhood Groups In My Area?
If no neighborhood groups exist in your area, you have the option to start one. If extenuating circumstances exist, you may be able to invite local residents to your Project S.A.F.E. event instead.

Once I Start The Process, How Much Time Do I Have To Complete It?
The 5 Star Certification season coincides with the calendar year. Any stars achieved during 2022 will count towards your certification. All participants who successfully achieve all of their Stars will receive a certification of completion and recognition at AMA's annual Project S.A.F.E. Awards in 2023 (date TBD).

How Do I Get Started?
Visit the AMA website at https://www.azmultihousing.org/events/2022-five-star to enroll. Then, start planning out when you would like to hold or attend the required events.

I’ve Achieved All of My Stars - How Do I Receive My Certification?
Once you achieved Stars 1-5, fill out and submit a Project S.A.F.E. Event Completion Form and 5 Star Certification Application with the following required documentation on or before December 31, 2022.

  • Copy of Certificate of Attendance for First Phase of Crime-free Multihousing Program or Equivalent
  • Verification of Attendance for two community meetings if meetings are not an AMA Community Coalition
    meeting.
  • Copy of a FREE BOLOCOP report you have received.

Where Can I Find More Information?
The Member Relations Department at the AMA is happy to assist anywhere along the certification process. Jenica Hickey can be reached at jhickey@azmultihousing.org or 602-296-6214.

Download FAQ'S Document 


The 5 Stars:

★ Star #1 - Orientation: - Registration now closed for 2022.
Attend a 5 Star Orientation Session (August 23, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Virtual via Zoom. Zoom link sent after registration.)

★ Star #2 - Municipal Crime Free Program:
Enroll in and complete the first phase of your city's Crime Free Multi-housing or Tri-star program (or equivalent).

★ Star #3 - Community Coalition: 
Attend two Community Coalition Meetings. AMA offers eight different groups that meet across the Valley & in Tucson! Find details about your closest Community Coalition HERE!

★ Star #4 - Project S.A.F.E.: 
Host a Project S.A.F.E. safety social. Learn more about Project S.A.F.E. HERE!

★ Star #5 - BOLOCOP:
Register your property online as a business with BOLOCOP, a free crime-reporting service. (NAICS Code: 531110)

Enroll in Project S.A.F.E. HERE!


APPLY FOR YOUR CERTIFICATION:

Once all 5 Stars have been achieved, below to submit a 5 Star Application for completion (with required application fee if not previously provided) and required documentation by December 31, 2022.

If Already Enrolled in 2022 5-Star, Submit Your Final Applicaton HERE!


The 5 Star Certification season coincides with the calendar year. Any stars achieved during 2022 will count towards your certification. All participants who successfully achieve all of their Stars will receive a certification of completion and recognition at AMA's annual Project S.A.F.E. Awards in 2023 (date TBD).

For More Information:

Jenica Hickey
Jenica Hickey
Special Programs Manager Arizona Multihousing Association (602)296-6214
Enrollment Options
1.  Bundle & Save - Option No Longer Available for 2022
  • $100 - 5 Star Bundle
    Bundle & SAVE $50! Includes 5 Star Certification Application fee, 5 Star & Project S.A.F.E. Orientation, & Project S.A.F.E. Event Registration Fee. 
2.  A La Carte

Not sure if the full 5 Star Certification is right for you? Sign up for the individual components that best meet your community's needs. (Components purchased separately may not be converted to bundle rates at a later date.)

  • $30 - 5 Star & Project S.A.F.E. Orientation - Option No Longer Available for 2022
    August 23, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to noon, via Zoom.
  • $70 - Project S.A.F.E. Event  Registration
    Event must be held any time between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022
  • $50 - 5 Star Certification Application Fee - Option No Longer Available for 2022
    Must achieve all five stars in order to receive certification. Application fee is non-refundable, even if all stars are not achieved. (Crime-free Multi-housing, Tri-star, Community Coalitions and BOLOCOP are free programs. More information about registration for these services will be sent with your confirmation email.)

AMA Policy: Dates and prices subject to change. Registration via e-mail constitutes acknowledgment of terms and conditions.