Join Amanda Lee Gross for a two-day course (Five Hours Per Day) on the HUD HOME Program. Amanda will cover the fundamentals of the HOME, including student eligibility, income, asset, and other requirements for household eligibility. On the second day of the class, Amanda will cover Advanced HOME compliance principles, including project development, rent and income limits and compliance monitoring. You can take either day individually or take them both.
$375 Per Day/Per Person or $600 for Both DaysSign Up
Join us for this two-hour webinar where we will discuss all of the NSPIRE deficiencies and break them down into the issues that were slightly adjusted versus those which represent significant new requirements. On this webinar, Scott Precourt, Dan Biron, and Chuck Bogan of US Housing Consultants will lead a roundtable discussion to openly discuss and outline the new proposed requirements. We’ll untangle some of the technical languages and compare the changes to the current rules.
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While layering different affordable housing programs is a great way to get a multifamily property developed, it can create some challenges for the staff responsible for managing compliance. Because housing programs are not identical. Often their rules and regulations regarding the administration of the programs, as well as the determination of eligible tenants, can be very different. This one-day workshop provides affordable housing professionals the information to navigate the often complicated requirements.
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HUD’s UPCS Inspection Protocol is used by the Tax Credit Program to ensure that properties are meeting good standards of physical conditions. Learning how to use these standards can be challenging, especially learning to distinguish between REAC Inspections and using the UPCS Inspection protocol for LIHTC properties. Join Scott Precourt for a one-day online workshop to learn the best procedures for conducting UPCS Compliance Inspections for LIHTC Projects.
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The New REAC Rules Workshop reviews the fundamentals of REAC Inspections. For starters, the class includes a high-level overview of the UPCS Inspection protocol and REAC Scoring. Additionally, we’ll discuss new HUD Rules and Regulations on scheduling and follow-up on HUD REAC Inspections. Most importantly, we’ll unpack the difference between what rules are in effect now, and which ones are part of future NSPIRE reforms.
$325 Per PersonSign Up
Multifamily HUD Compliance is cornerstone of affordable housing requirements. Join Amanda Gross for a two-day online certification course that covers everything you could ever need to know about HUD Compliance. Amanda covers eligibility requirements, calculating rents, student status standards, leasing requirements, and other compliance fundamentals. At the end of the course, you can take the ACE exam and become a certified HUD expert.
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Busy schedules are a part of property management. This creates challenges when you try to keep up to date on the latest changes and keep up on continuing education. Our on-demand webinars let you view previous live webinars on our schedule. We have webinars that focus on REAC, Tax Credit (LIHTC), and Fair Housing Programs.
Our webinars try to delve deep into interesting topics outside of the standard curriculum. Questions about funding programs who may have not considered, discussions about program updates, societal changes that affect housing programs. and Just select the course below and you can rent the webinar and view it at your own pace.
This 3-hour webinar discusses civil rights laws, regulations, and Fair Housing rules. This webinar includes exercises and real-world examples to create a thorough understanding of Fair Housing compliance and its importance. This webinar is a must for everyone involved in property management.
Common findings on a Management Review include issues with Leasing and Occupancy, from income and asset calculation issues, EIV Issues, and issues with proper documentation. In this two-hour webinar, Amanda Gross reviews the best procedures for everyday preparedness, what to look out for, and policies specific to COVID-19.
In this 90-minute webinar, we discuss ways to evaluate your HVAC systems and decide if they can be optimized to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. Join us for this valuable webinar to make sure you use proper preventative steps and the best protection from liability and quality of living for property residents and staff alike.
Many USDA/RD properties have shoestring budgets, and proper financial controls are essential. USDA requires financial tracking, budgetary controls, and replacement reserves. During this 3-hour webinar, Amanda Gross reviews the fundamentals of proper financial controls and management.
Many organizations with ineffective leadership fail to see the signs until it is too late. The symptoms can be subtle, and just like a medical virus, you may dismiss the signs of an issue because the immediate effects are mild. In this free 30-minute webinar, Jim Campanella, US Housing Consultant’s CEO, will discuss effective steps to develop strong leadership.Free Webinar
Missing essential deadlines or not accurately tracking transfers can quickly throw a project out of compliance. Amanda Gross provides valuable information on what data needs to be collected and tracked when conducting a LIHTC Lease up.
It is critical that LIHTC professionals understand how to identify and correct issues of noncompliance and the consequences for uncorrected compliance. In this webinar, learn about the consequences of noncompliance and how to identify, correct, and prevent these issues.
Animals can play a very important role in assisting persons with disabilities. Whether it is a service animal or an emotional support animal, all housing professionals need to be of the requirements related to these types of animals under the Fair Housing Act.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected how affordable housing programs calculate rent and income eligibility. How do you handle the income verification in such uncertain times – what is appropriate documentation?
In this webinar, Amanda Lee will discuss the components of determining adjusted income and determining tenant rent for HUD, HOME, and USDA/RD. She’ll also review the impending changes regarding adjusted income will also be discussed.
What does workplace safety look like when your workplace is someone’s apartment or home? This is an important moment for everyone to look towards creating effective plans for operating properties in the “new normal”.
Fair Housing impacts everyday activities of property management, such as criminal screening criteria, rules of conduct, and house rules. Join Amanda Gross as she asks the question “Are Your Policies Good Intentions or Fair Housing Discrimination?”
Whether you manage a LIHTC, HUD, USDA, or HOME Program property, an applicant student status affects their eligibility. Amanda Gross reviews the rules and requirements for each program and blended program student compliance.
Selecting the correct Income and Rent Limits for LIHTC projects is never easy. Learn about Income Limit and Rent Limit requirements for the LIHTC program and how to stay in compliance with the limit requirements for layered programs.
Amanda Gross reviews asset rules from the common to not-so-common. Assets such as those which utilize peer-to-peer apps and when an asset source is actually treated as an income and potential changes related to HOTMA.
What is “Gig Income”? Companies like Uber, Lyft, and Upwork provide residents with new employment options – from driving a few Uber routes a week to full-time freelance work. This webinar reviews self-employment and anticipated income in this new economy.
As part of the NSPIRE changes, owners are to conduct self-inspections that keep units inspection-ready every day. This webinar reviews policies, procedures, and best practices that will make your unit inspections truly make a difference.
In this content-packed webinar, Amanda Lee reviews the recertification requirements that apply to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program and how a recertification can trigger the applicability of the Next Available Unit Rule.
REAC Challenges for Owners and Agents include many levels of non-compliance risks. Understanding the rules behind REAC inspections is vital to understand how to best manage the REAC Process before and after the inspection.
This webinar reviews the new “Income Averaging” Minimum Set-Aside election. Amanda Lee Gross breaks down the changes to Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code relating to this new election and does so in an easy to understand format.
We all know that a household must be income-qualified at move-in, but sometimes even the most diligent compliance professional misses a detail or there is misreporting by the resident and a household is admitted who is not income qualified
Many of the most common findings on a Management Review include issues with Leasing and Occupancy, from income and asset calculation issues, EIV Issues, and proper documentation. Review best practices and practical tips for your next MOR.
Tax Credit/LIHTC Housing Projects are aging and many are in need of rehab and recapitalization. The challenges that come with this are many, and the rules can be complex. Review the Acquisition Rehab rules for LIHTC Projects.
Residents of affordable housing programs are often among the most vulnerable populations, and protections for victims of domestic violence is one of the most important advancements in HUD requirements.