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.