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.
In this two-hour session, Amanda Lee Gross will provide valuable information on how to calculate gig income and how to treat peer-to-peer payment apps. New advancements in technology have changed how we live our lives, how we earn money, how we bank, and now how housing professionals determine rent and eligibility.
In this 120-minute webinar, tailored explicitly for maintenance professionals, Amanda Gross and Scott Precourt provide an overview of the Fair Housing Act, a discussion of protected classes, and common issues experienced by maintenance professionals.
REAC is starting to resume inspections, which means that property owners have to get their properties ready like never before. During this webinar, Scott Precourt will discuss the best practices for getting ready for REAC under this unique set of circumstances.
Learn about the impact of casualty loss on LIHTC properties. When disaster strikes, it is imperative that immediate action be taken to protect the investment and maintain habitable status.
In this 90 minute webinar, Amanda Lee Gross – VP of Training and Compliance Policy for US Housing Consultants – will provide the information needed in order to process special claims for vacancies after rent-up, unpaid rent, and damages.
How do you use HUD’s inspection protocol to monitor LIHTC and HOME Projects? Join Scott Precourt and Amanda Gross for a six-hour workshop to learn the best procedures for conducting UPCS Compliance Inspections for LIHTC Projects.
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.
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.