Calendar

Oct
25
Wed
WEBINAR: The AFHMP @ WEBINAR
Oct 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Managers should not need a course in statistics or even an MBA to develop an AFHMP that meets the requirements of the current 935.2A form. Using HUD’s instructions, this webinar takes participants through the process of completing a sample AFHMP, including how to obtain and interpret the census data, how to identify community contacts and work with the field office, and how to expedite the approval process.

About the Speaker: Since 1983, Gwen Volk has assisted owners, agents, and on-site staff in navigating the programs that provide housing for low and moderate-income families. She has served as President and CEO of a Midwest management company with HUD, Rural Development and tax credit properties, and as chief compliance officer for a Dallas-based firm overseeing tax credit, bond, HOME, and Section 8 compliance across the country. For the past 20 years, Gwen has also provided training and consulting services in 36 states. She is active in NAHMA and IREM national and holds the CPM, NAHP-e, SHCM, HCCP, CPO, FHC and RAM designations.

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WEBINAR: Are You Ready for RAD @ WEBINAR
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program, created in 2012, is having an impact on public housing and HUD’s Rent Supplement, RAP and Mod Rehab projects. This voluntary “preservation” program is helping to stop the loss of affordable housing. It is also providing new opportunities for experienced affordable housing developers, managers and agents from the private sector to partner with PHA’s.

Learn what RAD is, how it changes the properties that convert, and how your skills may be needed in this ambitious effort to leverage private capital to preserve assets and offer residents greater choice and mobility.

About the Speaker: Since 1983, Gwen Volk has assisted owners, agents, and on-site staff in navigating the programs that provide housing for low and moderate-income families. She has served as President and CEO of a Midwest management company with HUD, Rural Development and tax credit properties, and as chief compliance officer for a Dallas-based firm overseeing tax credit, bond, HOME, and Section 8 compliance across the country. For the past 20 years, Gwen has also provided training and consulting services in 36 states. She is active in NAHMA and IREM national and holds the CPM, NAHP-e, SHCM, HCCP, CPO, FHC and RAM designations.

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Nov
8
Wed
WEBINAR: Ethics @ WEBINAR
Nov 8 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

It’s about Ethics: Creating and Maintaining Personal and Professional Boundaries

Resident Services Counselors (RSC) link residents with supportive services that allow them to maintain self-sufficiency in their homes. It is most important that the RSC understand the characteristics of the resident population and property in which they serve.

The issues that may impact the differential use of services are: socio-economic, age, culture, gender, race, sexual orientation and others. This webinar defines ethical standards and offers guidelines/principles to guide decision making and conduct when ethical issues arise.

Take-Aways
• Define ethics
• Understand the importance of maintaining healthy boundaries
• Recognize characteristics of healthy and unhealthy boundaries
• Recognize warning signs
• Identify strategies to address dilemmas
• Have Fun!

About the Speaker Ruben Rivera-Jackman, MNPL, speaker, trainer and nonprofit leadership consultant, has an accomplished 25+ year career as a nonprofit leader with practical experience in, and solid understanding of, a diverse range of management, program development, and service delivery applications. Mr. Rivera-Jackman has a passion for working with, and advocating on behalf of, older adults, and has a natural ability for providing instruction and training for adult learners. After nearly 12 years of service as a Senior Resident Services Manager at the King County Housing Authority (KCHA), Mr. Rivera-Jackman has accepted the opportunity to serve as the Director of Resident Supports and Services for the Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG), one of the largest and leading affordable senior housing providers in Western Washington. Mr. Rivera-Jackman was the recipient of the 2011 American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC) President’s Award of Excellence. This award is given to a member who, in the opinion of the AASC President, is deserving of recognition for his/her work in the service coordination profession.

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WEBINAR: Intergenerational Relationships @ WEBINAR
Nov 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

For the first time in U.S. history, the four generations are working side-by-side.

It is important to understand the impact that historical events have on each generation. These events have molded and shaped their personalities and how they communicate and interact in the workplace.

This webinar will provide basic understanding of the different traits and personalities of each of these different generations. They have each have different work ethics, and different preferred styles of communication.

Webinar Objectives:
• Increase awareness and knowledge of the different values, attributes and work styles of each of these four generations.
• Identify strategies for effective cross-generational communication and creating harmonious work environments.
• Have fun!

Webinar Participants Will:
– Identify the five common types of adult bullies
– Describe the characteristics of bullying behaviors
– Understand the psycho-social impacts of bullying behaviors
– Identify coping skill that targets can use in bullying situations.

About the Speaker: Ruben Rivera-Jackman, MNPL, speaker, trainer and nonprofit leadership consultant, has an accomplished 25+ year career as a nonprofit leader, with practical experience in, and solid understanding of, a diverse range of, management, program development and service delivery applications. Mr. Rivera-Jackman has a passion for working with, and advocating on behalf of, older adults, and has a natural ability for providing instruction and training for adult learners. In February, 2017, Ruben accepted a new opportunity to serve as the new Director of Resident Services for the Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG), one of the largest non-profit affordable housing providers in the Puget Sound area. SHAG manages 41 LIHTC communities serving over 5,000 older-adult households. He previously served for 12 years as a Senior Resident Services Manager at the King County Housing Authority. Mr. Rivera-Jackman was the recipient of the 2011 American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC).

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Dec
5
Tue
WEBINAR: Managing LIHTC Utility Allowances @ WEBINAR
Dec 5 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Making a mistake in the calculation, or timing, of a utility allowance, and/or failing to analyze the effect on tenant rents, can be costly.

In this webinar, you will learn:
• how utility allowances affect your rents
• what methods are allowed by the IRS and by your state,
• how they work,
• what makes the most sense for your property
• If, when, why and how you can, or should, change the method you are using
• how other funding sources /HUD/RD/HOME) affect your choices
• your responsibilities to the tenant, the owner, and the monitoring agency

About the Speaker: Since 1983, Gwen Volk has assisted owners, agents, and on-site staff in navigating the programs that provide housing for low and moderate-income families. She has served as President and CEO of a Midwest management company with HUD, Rural Development and tax credit properties, and as chief compliance officer for a Dallas-based firm overseeing tax credit, bond, HOME, and Section 8 compliance across the country. For the past 20 years, Gwen has also provided training and consulting services in 36 states. She is active in NAHMA and IREM national and holds the CPM, NAHP-e, SHCM, HCCP, CPO, FHC and RAM designations.

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WEBINAR: Section 42 Tax-Credit Non-Compliance: How it happens & How to fix it @ WEBINAR
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The IRS 8823 Guide lists the 17 types of non-compliance that state agencies must report to the IRS. Learn the common mistakes that lead to non-compliance, how to avoid them, how to repair them if they occur, and the penalties that are incurred for each violation. The webinar includes a “test your knowledge” exercise to assess what you have learned.

About the Speaker: Since 1983, Gwen Volk has assisted owners, agents, and on-site staff in navigating the programs that provide housing for low and moderate-income families. She has served as President and CEO of a Midwest management company with HUD, Rural Development and tax credit properties, and as chief compliance officer for a Dallas-based firm overseeing tax credit, bond, HOME, and Section 8 compliance across the country. For the past 20 years, Gwen has also provided training and consulting services in 36 states. She is active in NAHMA and IREM national, and holds the CPM, NAHP-e, SHCM, HCCP, CPO, FHC and RAM designations.

Click here for complete details and online registration.