The Mortgage Credit Foundation was established by the Minister of Finance in 1991 to support the establishment of an efficient mortgage lending system in Poland. The present members of the Foundation are the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Justice, the National Bank of Poland, technical institutions and sixteen banks with a particular interest in this field of business.
German certification companies from the field of certification of management systems, personnel and products have joined together in the Verband akkreditierter Zertifizierungsgesellschaften e.V. (VAZ) to promote accredited certification and represent their interests jointly, both in Germany and internationally.
WAVO, the World Association of Valuation Organisations, represents the interests of real estate appraisers. Its aim is to create standardised worldwide training and continuing education services for real estate appraisers and to introduce uniform valuation standards. The Association is a forum for the international exchange of expertise.