Fair Housing Certification

Aug
22
Tue
Basic Plumbing *AM @ Salvation Army Fresno Residence
Aug 22 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Make sure everyone on your team receives up-to-the-minute HD Supply training!

This program offers TWO sessions. You can register yourself and your staff for an AM or PM session only, or both at a discounted rate!

AM Session
This three-hour class covers the problems associated with the most common service requests on site – PLUMBING! It is designed to be an overview of Basic Plumbing and how it works. The plumbing system will be discussed starting from the water meter, following the supply line into the building, and on to where the water comes out of the fixture and down through the drain. We will also go over the installation of plumbing fixtures, along with drain cleaning, safety, and problem diagnosis of toilets.

Topics covered in this class:
• Correct water pressure
• The parts and operation of a water heater
• Replacement or repair of a vanity or kitchen sink
• Replace or repair of a faucet
• Use of common plumbing tools
• Servicing, parts, and troubleshooting for toilets
• Proper techniques for servicing, cleaning and resetting a disposal
• Health concerns while making plumbing repairs
• Chemicals and their use in plumbing
• Personal Protective Equipment

PM Session
This three-hour class is designed to be an overview of Electricity and how it works. We will trace the path of the electricity from the house meter through the entire structure.

Topics covered include: 
• Safety
• National Electrical Code awareness
• OSHA awareness
• Electrical panel service
• Common electrical device installation
• Electrical trouble shooting

At the completion of this class students will be able to:
Define common terms used when describing Electricity
Identify common uses of National Electrical code
Discuss and describe safe working techniques
Describe common tests with a multimeter (Voltage, Amperage and Ohms)
Explain the differences between AC versus DC power
Describe the need for a circuit
Troubleshoot lighting and controls
Describe the proper installation of common residential electrical devices

About the Speaker: Randy Jacobsen was a Jet Engine Mechanic with the Air Force for four years, stationed in Vietnam, Taiwan and the U.S. After the military Randy earned an A.S. degree in Mechanical Electrical Technology. He went to work as a Hospital Engineer at Methodist Hospital. Starting as a trainee, he was promoted to Chief Engineer after eight years.

After twelve years of hospital work, Randy decided to go to work as a Supervisor for CTL Management, where he has worked for twenty-two years, two of those years as the Construction Project Manager for the Sacramento area. He has also conducted training classes on a regular basis. Randy is EPA Certified.

You can register numerous people through this invitation. Click ‘Add a Guest’ on the Registration screen. You may pay with a check or with a credit card once you have completed this form.
Please share the parking information with your registrants.

Continental breakfast will be provided. Lunch is on your own.

Thank you Salvation Army Fresno Residence for hosting this informative class! Street parking only is available for this training.

Click here for complete details and online registration.

Basic Electrical *PM @ Salvation Army Fresno Residence
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Make sure everyone on your team receives up-to-the-minute HD Supply training!

This program offers TWO sessions. You can register yourself and your staff for an AM or PM session only, or both at a discounted rate!

AM Session
This three-hour class covers the problems associated with the most common service requests on site – PLUMBING! It is designed to be an overview of Basic Plumbing and how it works. The plumbing system will be discussed starting from the water meter, following the supply line into the building, and on to where the water comes out of the fixture and down through the drain. We will also go over the installation of plumbing fixtures, along with drain cleaning, safety, and problem diagnosis of toilets.

Topics covered in this class:
• Correct water pressure
• The parts and operation of a water heater
• Replacement or repair of a vanity or kitchen sink
• Replace or repair of a faucet
• Use of common plumbing tools
• Servicing, parts, and troubleshooting for toilets
• Proper techniques for servicing, cleaning and resetting a disposal
• Health concerns while making plumbing repairs
• Chemicals and their use in plumbing
• Personal Protective Equipment

PM Session
This three-hour class is designed to be an overview of Electricity and how it works. We will trace the path of the electricity from the house meter through the entire structure.

Topics covered include: 
• Safety
• National Electrical Code awareness
• OSHA awareness
• Electrical panel service
• Common electrical device installation
• Electrical trouble shooting

At the completion of this class students will be able to:
Define common terms used when describing Electricity
Identify common uses of National Electrical code
Discuss and describe safe working techniques
Describe common tests with a multimeter (Voltage, Amperage and Ohms)
Explain the differences between AC versus DC power
Describe the need for a circuit
Troubleshoot lighting and controls
Describe the proper installation of common residential electrical devices

About the Speaker: Randy Jacobsen was a Jet Engine Mechanic with the Air Force for four years, stationed in Vietnam, Taiwan and the U.S. After the military Randy earned an A.S. degree in Mechanical Electrical Technology. He went to work as a Hospital Engineer at Methodist Hospital. Starting as a trainee, he was promoted to Chief Engineer after eight years.

After twelve years of hospital work, Randy decided to go to work as a Supervisor for CTL Management, where he has worked for twenty-two years, two of those years as the Construction Project Manager for the Sacramento area. He has also conducted training classes on a regular basis. Randy is EPA Certified.

You can register numerous people through this invitation. Click ‘Add a Guest’ on the Registration screen. You may pay with a check or with a credit card once you have completed this form.
Please share the parking information with your registrants.

Continental breakfast will be provided. Lunch is on your own.

Thank you Salvation Army Fresno Residence for hosting this informative class! Street parking only is available for this training.

Click here for complete details and online registration.

Sep
4
Mon
On Demand Training @ Internet
Sep 4 @ 12:00 am

New For AHMA-NCH:
Who should take these courses? Both the Basic and Advanced courses are designed for all affordable housing management staff required to use the HUD Handbook 4350.3. It is especially helpful for property/site managers and multifamily property management staff responsible for the leasing and occupancy aspects of the property. This Basic course is ideal for newly hired manager or those with no HUD experience as well as those needing a refresher course on the basics and the latest updates. The Advanced Course is designed for experienced affordable housing staff; it is particularly helpful for occupancy specialists and management staff.

What is the content of the course? The Basic and Advanced Occupancy courses are hands-on and will walk you through the HUD Handbook 4350.3 REV 1, Change 4, as well as recent HUD Notices and Federal Register releases. This training will provide explanation of terms and guidance on how to find information using the handbook.

Please be aware that the course is not all-inclusive of HUD or legal requirements and users should refer to the 4350.3 Handbook, HUD, legal counsel or other professional advisors for final interpretation of requirements. Rocky AHMA has been diligent in our efforts to provide comprehensive and accurate regulatory training and shall not be responsible for errors or inaccuracies.

Below is a brief outline of each course:

Basic Occupancy Course

  • INTRODUCTION
  • BRIEF REVIEW OF HANDBOOK
  • ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • APPLICATION PROCESS
  • ASSETS
  • INCOME
  • ALLOWANCES
  • ANNUAL RECERTIFICATIONS
  • INTERIM ADJUSTMENTS

Advanced Occupancy Course

  • INTRODUCTION
  • BRIEF REVIEW OF HANDBOOK
  • RESIDENT SELECTION PLAN
  • WAITING LIST
  • SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
  • CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENTS
  • STUDENT RULE
  • VERIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • LIVE-IN AIDES, ADULT CHILDREN AND REMAINING FAMILY MEMBER

Below are 10 suggestions to help you navigate the course more easily and will help you gain the most from your online training experience:

  • Have your current Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit card handy and complete the registration below.
  • Have a copy of the current handbook, a calculator and a highlighter on hand.
  • Each course takes approximately six hours when viewed in its entirety. You will have access to your training course for five (5) days from the date you first access it. Be sure to start the training at a time when you feel you can complete it within the five-day access period.
  • Once you register, you will receive an e-mail confirming the registration and including a unique link for access to the training course.
  • Choose one computer for your training. You will not have access to the training on more than one computer or web browser.
  • Use a high-speed Internet service.
  • Make sure your computer is connected to a printer so you can download helpful forms and worksheets.
  • Use a computer with speakers or headphones so you can take advantage of the multimedia capabilities of the trainings.
  • Choose an area that is quiet and avoid interruptions.
  • Enjoy!

Course pricing is $249 members/$349 non-members

Click here to Register

Sep
6
Wed
WEBINAR: Top 10 Fair Housing Issues @ WEBINAR
Sep 6 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Top 10 Fair Housing Issues:
What are the Top 10 issues in Fair Housing at our properties? If we know what they are, maybe we can avoid them. We’ll discuss some of the most important Fair Housing issues that can occur at your property.

About the Presenter:Anita Moseman is a national certified trainer for NAHMA (certified to train CPO and Fair Housing). She has trained Fair Housing, HOME, tax credit and organization courses throughout the country. She has been in the affordable housing industry for more than 28 years and brings a hands-on knowledge to the compliance and management sessions that she leads. Anita serves as a member of NAHA’s SHCM (Specialist in Housing Credit Management) Technical Advisory Committee for the SHCM designation.

Anita is also Vice President and Broker of Record for Monfric Reality, Inc., (a property management and consulting firm based in Grand Junction, Colorado) and CEO of Collins Management in Kalispell, Montana. She holds a Montana Real Estate Broker License in addition to her Colorado Broker’s License.

This class offers 1.5 hours of continuing education credits

Click here for complete details and online registration.

Sep
11
Mon
AHMA-NCH 36th Annual Conference & Trade Show @ Oakland Marriott City Center
Sep 11 – Sep 12 all-day

The Affordable Housing Management Association of Northern California and Hawaii (AHMA-NCH) invites you to attend the 36th Annual Conference and Trade Show!

– A targeted schedule has been developed to maximize learning with a closing keynote you are sure to remember.

– Learn from a wide variety of fresh workshops, divided into seven interest tracks, including two tracks focusing on both HUD and tax credit compliance courses.

– Continuing education units are available for renewing or qualifying for industry certifications.

– Over 50 suppliers to the affordable housing industry will be there to share your experience in the trade show.

Education is the highlight of the conference. To help you make the most of your experience, classes have been developed around a targeted series of tracks: Property Management, Service Coordinators, Leadership, Performance, Maintenance, and 2 tracks for Compliance.

Advance registration for sessions will be a part of the registration process. While you are welcome to attend any session, please know that seating for each is limited. Reserve your spot quickly!

This year’s event will take place at the beautiful Oakland Marriott City Center on September 11 & 12, 2017 and will host over 800 affordable housing professionals.

Plan NOW to join us for AHMA-NCH’s 36th Annual Conference & Trade Show! EARLY REGISTRANTS PAID BY 8/06/2017 WILL BE ENTERED TO WIN A FILM FUN PACK!

Who should attend?
Managing Agents
Property Owners
Supervisors
Resident Managers
Tax Credit and HUD Property Managers
Maintenance Personnel
Compliance Specialists
Service Coordinators
Non Profit Board Members
Housing Authorities

You may register up to 10 people at a time with this online form. If you have a larger group, please contact jvertovec@ahma-nch for a group registration form. Payment MUST be received in order for you to be eligible for the early bird drawing. The last day to register for the conference is 9/01/17.

For hotel guest room reservations, click here or call (877) 901-6632 by August 19, 2017 and ask for the AHMA-NCH group rate.

If you have more than 10 people in your group, please email  to obtain a Group Registration Form.

Click here for complete details and online registration!

Download PDF Registration Form Here

AHMA-NCH Goes Hollywood! Here is the challenge
1. Decide within your company which movie to represent at AHMA’s Monday Night Celebration!
2. Come dressed to win on Monday and be ready to show off your company’s team spirit throughout the day!
3. Impress our  judges with your company’s creativity ceremony!

Submit your company to win at the AHMA AHMY’s by emailing your movie selection! Submit your movie choice by August 31, 2017. Each company must select a different movie to represent. Duplicates not allowed. First come, first serve.

Sep
18
Mon
Basic Plumbing *AM @ The Community Hall at The Towers of Kuhio Park
Sep 18 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Make sure everyone on your team receives up-to-the-minute HD Supply training!

This program offers TWO sessions. You can register yourself and your staff for an AM or PM session only, or both at a discounted rate!

AM Session
This three-hour class covers the problems associated with the most common service requests on site – PLUMBING! It is designed to be an overview of Basic Plumbing and how it works. The plumbing system will be discussed starting from the water meter, following the supply line into the building, and on to where the water comes out of the fixture and down through the drain. We will also go over the installation of plumbing fixtures, along with drain cleaning, safety, and problem diagnosis of toilets.

Topics covered in this class:
• Correct water pressure
• The parts and operation of a water heater
• Replacement or repair of a vanity or kitchen sink
• Replace or repair of a faucet
• Use of common plumbing tools
• Servicing, parts, and troubleshooting for toilets
• Proper techniques for servicing, cleaning and resetting a disposal
• Health concerns while making plumbing repairs
• Chemicals and their use in plumbing
• Personal Protective Equipment

PM Session
This three-hour class is designed to be an overview of Electricity and how it works. We will trace the path of the electricity from the house meter through the entire structure.

Topics covered include: 
• Safety
• National Electrical Code awareness
• OSHA awareness
• Electrical panel service
• Common electrical device installation
• Electrical trouble shooting

At the completion of this class students will be able to:
Define common terms used when describing Electricity
Identify common uses of National Electrical code
Discuss and describe safe working techniques
Describe common tests with a multimeter (Voltage, Amperage and Ohms)
Explain the differences between AC versus DC power
Describe the need for a circuit
Troubleshoot lighting and controls
Describe the proper installation of common residential electrical devices

About the Speaker: Brian Collins is no stranger to maintenance having spent the majority of his 20 year Multi-family career in Clearwater Florida. Working his way up quickly from Maintenance Technician to Maintenance Supervisor in his first 2 years and specializing in Affordable Housing, Brian excelled in Maintenance Operations and Repair and was instrumental in turning around a 2 phase declining community which resulted in numerous accolades and awards.

Brian is adept in Appliance, Electrical & Plumbing Repair and holds Certifications: HVAC Section 608 Proctor and Certified Pool Operator Instructor. Brian is excited to share his experience as Lead Training Specialist for HD Supply.

You can register numerous people through this invitation. Click ‘Add a Guest’ on the Registration screen. You may pay with a check or with a credit card once you have completed this form.
Please share the parking information with your registrants.

Continental breakfast & afternoon snacks will be provided. Lunch is on your own.

Thank you to Better Tomorrows for hosting this class. Parking is free at the facility and details will be sent to all registrants.

Click here for complete details and online registration.

Basic Electrical *PM @ The Community Hall at The Towers of Kuhio Park
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Make sure everyone on your team receives up-to-the-minute HD Supply training!

This program offers TWO sessions. You can register yourself and your staff for an AM or PM session only, or both at a discounted rate!

AM Session
This three-hour class covers the problems associated with the most common service requests on site – PLUMBING! It is designed to be an overview of Basic Plumbing and how it works. The plumbing system will be discussed starting from the water meter, following the supply line into the building, and on to where the water comes out of the fixture and down through the drain. We will also go over the installation of plumbing fixtures, along with drain cleaning, safety, and problem diagnosis of toilets.

Topics covered in this class:
• Correct water pressure
• The parts and operation of a water heater
• Replacement or repair of a vanity or kitchen sink
• Replace or repair of a faucet
• Use of common plumbing tools
• Servicing, parts, and troubleshooting for toilets
• Proper techniques for servicing, cleaning and resetting a disposal
• Health concerns while making plumbing repairs
• Chemicals and their use in plumbing
• Personal Protective Equipment

PM Session
This three-hour class is designed to be an overview of Electricity and how it works. We will trace the path of the electricity from the house meter through the entire structure.

Topics covered include: 
• Safety
• National Electrical Code awareness
• OSHA awareness
• Electrical panel service
• Common electrical device installation
• Electrical trouble shooting

At the completion of this class students will be able to:
Define common terms used when describing Electricity
Identify common uses of National Electrical code
Discuss and describe safe working techniques
Describe common tests with a multimeter (Voltage, Amperage and Ohms)
Explain the differences between AC versus DC power
Describe the need for a circuit
Troubleshoot lighting and controls
Describe the proper installation of common residential electrical devices

About the Speaker: Brian Collins is no stranger to maintenance having spent the majority of his 20 year Multi-family career in Clearwater Florida. Working his way up quickly from Maintenance Technician to Maintenance Supervisor in his first 2 years and specializing in Affordable Housing, Brian excelled in Maintenance Operations and Repair and was instrumental in turning around a 2 phase declining community which resulted in numerous accolades and awards.

Brian is adept in Appliance, Electrical & Plumbing Repair and holds Certifications: HVAC Section 608 Proctor and Certified Pool Operator Instructor. Brian is excited to share his experience as Lead Training Specialist for HD Supply.

You can register numerous people through this invitation. Click ‘Add a Guest’ on the Registration screen. You may pay with a check or with a credit card once you have completed this form.
Please share the parking information with your registrants.

Continental breakfast & afternoon snacks will be provided. Lunch is on your own.

Thank you to Better Tomorrows for hosting this class. Parking is free at the facility and details will be sent to all registrants.

Click here for complete details and online registration.

Sep
19
Tue
Kitchen Appliance Repair @ The Community Hall at The Towers of Kuhio Park
Sep 19 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

This 6-hour class is designed as an in-depth overview of the workings and repair of refrigerators, dishwashers, and ranges (gas or electric), and disposals. Attendees will learn the most common service requests for these appliances, along with the solutions for each.

About the Speaker: Brian Collins is no stranger to maintenance having spent the majority of his 20 year Multi-family career in Clearwater Florida. Working his way up quickly from Maintenance Technician to Maintenance Supervisor in his first 2 years and specializing in Affordable Housing, Brian excelled in Maintenance Operations and Repair and was instrumental in turning around a 2 phase declining community which resulted in numerous accolades and awards.

Brian is adept in Appliance, Electrical & Plumbing Repair and holds Certifications: HVAC Section 608 Proctor and Certified Pool Operator Instructor. Brian is excited to share his experience as Lead Training Specialist for HD Supply.

You can register numerous people through this invitation. Click ‘Add a Guest’ on the Registration screen. You may pay with a check or with a credit card once you have completed this form.
Please share the parking information with your registrants.

Continental breakfast & afternoon snacks will be provided. Lunch is on your own.

Thank you to Better Tomorrows for hosting this class. Parking is free at the facility and details will be sent to all registrants.

Click here for complete details and online registration.

Oct
2
Mon
On Demand Training @ Internet
Oct 2 @ 12:00 am

New For AHMA-NCH:
Who should take these courses? Both the Basic and Advanced courses are designed for all affordable housing management staff required to use the HUD Handbook 4350.3. It is especially helpful for property/site managers and multifamily property management staff responsible for the leasing and occupancy aspects of the property. This Basic course is ideal for newly hired manager or those with no HUD experience as well as those needing a refresher course on the basics and the latest updates. The Advanced Course is designed for experienced affordable housing staff; it is particularly helpful for occupancy specialists and management staff.

What is the content of the course? The Basic and Advanced Occupancy courses are hands-on and will walk you through the HUD Handbook 4350.3 REV 1, Change 4, as well as recent HUD Notices and Federal Register releases. This training will provide explanation of terms and guidance on how to find information using the handbook.

Please be aware that the course is not all-inclusive of HUD or legal requirements and users should refer to the 4350.3 Handbook, HUD, legal counsel or other professional advisors for final interpretation of requirements. Rocky AHMA has been diligent in our efforts to provide comprehensive and accurate regulatory training and shall not be responsible for errors or inaccuracies.

Below is a brief outline of each course:

Basic Occupancy Course

  • INTRODUCTION
  • BRIEF REVIEW OF HANDBOOK
  • ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • APPLICATION PROCESS
  • ASSETS
  • INCOME
  • ALLOWANCES
  • ANNUAL RECERTIFICATIONS
  • INTERIM ADJUSTMENTS

Advanced Occupancy Course

  • INTRODUCTION
  • BRIEF REVIEW OF HANDBOOK
  • RESIDENT SELECTION PLAN
  • WAITING LIST
  • SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
  • CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENTS
  • STUDENT RULE
  • VERIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • LIVE-IN AIDES, ADULT CHILDREN AND REMAINING FAMILY MEMBER

Below are 10 suggestions to help you navigate the course more easily and will help you gain the most from your online training experience:

  • Have your current Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit card handy and complete the registration below.
  • Have a copy of the current handbook, a calculator and a highlighter on hand.
  • Each course takes approximately six hours when viewed in its entirety. You will have access to your training course for five (5) days from the date you first access it. Be sure to start the training at a time when you feel you can complete it within the five-day access period.
  • Once you register, you will receive an e-mail confirming the registration and including a unique link for access to the training course.
  • Choose one computer for your training. You will not have access to the training on more than one computer or web browser.
  • Use a high-speed Internet service.
  • Make sure your computer is connected to a printer so you can download helpful forms and worksheets.
  • Use a computer with speakers or headphones so you can take advantage of the multimedia capabilities of the trainings.
  • Choose an area that is quiet and avoid interruptions.
  • Enjoy!

Course pricing is $249 members/$349 non-members

Click here to Register

Oct
4
Wed
CPO Training @ TBD
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm

Complete details and registration coming soon!