Webinar – VAWA Guidance

Note: This is a free webinar on the topic of the Violence Against Women Act.  Please register through our online system, and then you will be provided with directions for the webinar and reminders closer to the actual event.  The start time is 2:00 PM EDT

 

HUD recently released guidance on how to implement changes in 2013 Re-authorization of 2013.  Today’s webinar will cover:

  • Background
  • Overview of the Violence Against Women Act
  • Changes instituted in the 2013 Reauthorization
  • What’s Required and When
    • Notification to Applicants and Tenants
    • Emergency Transfer Plans
  • Suggestions for implementation

Moderator: Jessica Porter

Webinar – Fair Housing II

Note: This is a free webinar on the topic of Fair Housing.  Please register through our online system, and then you will be provided with directions for the webinar and reminders closer to the actual event.  The start time is 2:00 PM EDT

This is part two in a series on Fair Housing, where it will go deeper into details than our Fair Housing Overview that took place on March 22.

Since the Fair Housing Act’s enactment in 1968, there have been many changes and updates, including the recent issuance of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule. This webinar will provide an overview of the history of the Act, and will largely focus on how housing providers of all sorts must comply with fair housing regulations including the most recent regulations issued by HUD including VAWA, Equal Access, Criminal Records, and more.

Moderator: Seth Embry

Webinar – Fair Housing

Since the Fair Housing Act’s enactment in 1968, there have been many changes and updates, including the recent issuance of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule. This webinar will provide an overview of the history of the Act, and will largely focus on how housing providers of all sorts must comply with fair housing regulations including the most recent regulations issued by HUD including VAWA, Equal Access, Criminal Records, and more.

Moderator: Seth Embry

Download the PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)

Register for Fair Housing II on May 17, 2017 at 2pm ET

Webinar – Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act

Note: This is a free webinar on the topic of the recently passed Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act. Please register through our online system, and then you will be provided with directions for the webinar and reminders closer to the actual event.

In July of 2016, President Obama signed the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 (HOTMA) into law which seeks to update and improve statutes relevant to multiple HUD programs including the Housing Choice Voucer and Public Housing programs. Several of HOTMA’s provisions were effective immediately, while others required HUD action to become effective. This webinar will outline which provisions are now effective, which require HUD action, and the current status of HUD implementation actions.

Moderator: Seth Embry – HOTMA PowerPoint Presentation

Webinar – Special Claims – Part 2 – Unpaid Rent & Damages

Note: The $25 fee for this webinar registers you for both Part 1 & Part 2 covering Special Claims – Vacancies (Part 1) and Unpaid Rent & Damages (Part 2).  Please register through our online system, and then you will be provided with directions for the webinar and reminders closer to the actual event.

For Unpaid Rent & Damages Session:

Offset financial loss by maximizing your property’s Special Claims reimbursements.  This session will discuss Special Claims for Unpaid Rent and Damages, including Special Claims Processing Guide (HSG-06-01), and relevant components of HH 4350.3 Rev-1, Change 4.  Specific topics covered:

  • Eligibility
  • Submission requirements
  • Documenting charges and balances due
  • Routine costs of unit preparation
  • Distinguishing, and supporting, tenant damage versus “normal wear and tear”
  • Resources

Moderator: Tara Appleby, Payment Process Manager, Indiana Quadel

Webinar – Special Claims – Part 1 – Vacancies

Note: The $25 fee for this webinar registers you for Part 1 & Part 2 covering Special Claims – Vacancies (Part 1) and Unpaid Rent & Damages (Part 2).  Please register through our online system, and then you will be provided with directions for the webinar and reminders closer to the actual event.

For Vacancy Claim Session:

Offset vacancy loss by maximizing your property’s Special Claims reimbursements.  This session will discuss Special Claims for Regular Vacancy, including Special Claims Processing Guide (HSG-06-01), relevant components of HH 4350.3 Rev-1, Change 4, and the Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan (AFHMP). Specific topics covered:

  • Eligibility
  • Submission requirements
  • Calculating the ready for occupancy date and vacancy claim period
  • Waiting List requirements and common issues requiring Owner/Agent corrective action
  • Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan (AFHMP)  – role of advertising compliance, as well as Owner/Agent review and update requirements
  • Resources

Moderator: Tara Appleby, Payment Process Manager, Indiana Quadel

Webinar – HCV Informal Reviews & Hearings

This session will discuss 24 CFR 982.552 and 553 (Admissions and Terminations); 982.554 and 555 (Informal Reviews and Informal Hearings); and the Administrative Plan requirements for covering the “gray” areas. Specific topics will include:

  • What items are permissive, mandatory and discretionary when denying or terminating assistance.
  • Best practices for writing denial and termination letters and preparing for informal reviews and hearings.
  • How to work with protected classes when they are the ones that are not complying

Moderator: Julie O’Connor – HCV Informal Reviews and Hearings – PowerPoint

Audit – Chicago, IL

Lack of specific guidance and limited information from Regulatory Agencies are the greatest challenges CPAs and Financial Managers face in completing annual audits of subsidized housing. Take advantage of this unique training opportunity specifically designed to give participants the knowledge and the tools to conduct fully compliant audits of HUD-Assisted and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties.Participants will benefit from the expertise and experience of the program sponsors, PKF O’Connor Davies LLP and Quadel Consulting & Training LLC. These companies are leaders in their respective fields with more than 25 years of experience in training auditors. Together, they offer participants a combination of proven training abilities, expertise in technical requirements and practical experience in conducting HUD-Assisted and LIHTC audits unmatched by any other organization conducting similar training.

Accounting Series Information

This two-day series is made of two separate sessions that can be taken together or individually depending on your needs.

Day 1: HUD Assisted Properties: Update and Tools – Click for Entire Course Description

Day 2: From the Ground Up: The ABCs of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Deals – Click for Entire Course Description

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Audit – Houston, TX

Lack of specific guidance and limited information from Regulatory Agencies are the greatest challenges CPAs and Financial Managers face in completing annual audits of subsidized housing. Take advantage of this unique training opportunity specifically designed to give participants the knowledge and the tools to conduct fully compliant audits of HUD-Assisted and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties.Participants will benefit from the expertise and experience of the program sponsors, PKF O’Connor Davies LLP and Quadel Consulting & Training LLC. These companies are leaders in their respective fields with more than 25 years of experience in training auditors. Together, they offer participants a combination of proven training abilities, expertise in technical requirements and practical experience in conducting HUD-Assisted and LIHTC audits unmatched by any other organization conducting similar training.

Accounting Series Information

This two-day series is made of two separate sessions that can be taken together or individually depending on your needs.

Day 1: HUD Assisted Properties: Update and Tools – Click for Entire Course Description

Day 2: From the Ground Up: The ABCs of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Deals – Click for Entire Course Description

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To see complete information for this training, including address and map to the location, click on “Read More.”

Audit – Greensboro, NC

Lack of specific guidance and limited information from Regulatory Agencies are the greatest challenges CPAs and Financial Managers face in completing annual audits of subsidized housing. Take advantage of this unique training opportunity specifically designed to give participants the knowledge and the tools to conduct fully compliant audits of HUD-Assisted and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties.

Participants will benefit from the expertise and experience of the program sponsors, PKF O’Connor Davies LLC and Quadel Consulting & Training LLC. These companies are leaders in their respective fields with more than 25 years of experience in training auditors. Together, they offer participants a combination of proven training abilities, expertise in technical requirements and practical experience in conducting HUD-Assisted and LIHTC audits unmatched by any other organization conducting similar training.

Accounting Series Information

This two-day series is made of two separate sessions that can be taken together or individually depending on your needs.

Day 1: HUD Assisted Properties: Update and Tools – Click for Entire Course Description

Day 2: From the Ground Up: The ABCs of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Deals – Click for Entire Course Description

register200

To see complete information for this training, including address and map to the location, click on “Read More.”