Calendar

Sep
3
Mon
On Demand Training @ Internet
Sep 3 @ 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
7
Fri
WEBINAR: Self Auditing HUD Files @ WEBINAR
Sep 7 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

The better the files, the better the audit. We’ll explore how to make sure that your files are ready for your next HUD MOR. We’ll talk about what reviewers look at in a file and tips on how to keep file errors from occurring.

About the Speaker: Anita Moseman is Vice President for Monfric Realty, Inc., a property management and consulting firm based in Grand Junction, Colorado, and subsidiary of Monfric, Inc. based in San Diego, California. She is also a partner in HCP, a training and consulting firm based in Orange, California and has been in the affordable housing industry for over 34 years.

Anita holds numerous certifications including: NAHPe , SHCM, CPO, FHC and RAM.

She is a national trainer and has presented courses in: RAM Certification, marketing, occupancy, tax credit, and organization for Multi Housing World, various AHMA chapters, the National Association of Homebuilders, Federal and State Agencies, and other associations and management companies. In addition, she has trained different government organizations in the Contract Administrator Course.

Anita has served on the Board of Governors of RAM, as a board member of Rocky AHMA and as a technical advisor for SHCM and HCCP. She has been recognized by various AHMA chapters for her excellence in training and has been awarded the Clive Graham Memorial Award in recognition of Outstanding Service to the Affordable Housing Management Industry.

Please note: You agree to pay any fees associated with this registration and will be charged the full amount of registration for any “No-Shows” that do not cancel within three days of the event.

AHMA-NCH reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the webinar. In the event of a cancellation, AHMA-NCH will issue a full refund of the registration fee, but will not be responsible for any other charges incurred by the registrant due to the cancellation of the session.

Click here for complete details and online registration.

Sep
17
Mon
AHMA-NCH Annual Conference & Trade Show @ Oakland Marriott City Center
Sep 17 – Sep 18 all-day

The Affordable Housing Management Association of Northern California and Hawaii (AHMA-NCH) presents the 37th Annual Conference and Trade Show!

  • Targeted affordable housing sessions have been developed to maximize our Back To School theme. Make sure you come ready to study and show off your school spirit at our Monday Night Prom!
  • 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.
  • As an added bonus: this year AHMA is offering the FHC Certification class as a part of the conference. Register for the conference and select the entire FHC Certification track.
  • Classes qualify as continuing education units for industry certifications.
  • Over 50 suppliers to the affordable housing industry will be there to show the latest, cutting-edge services and products in the trade show.

Education is always the highlight of AHMA’s Annual Conference. To help you make the most of your experience, classes have been developed around a targeted series of tracks:

  • Basic Apartment Management
  • Resident Services, Leadership
  • Performance
  • Maintenance
  • Fair Housing
  • Compliance (2 complete tracks)

Advance registration for sessions will be a part of your registration process. While you are welcome to attend any session when onsite, please know that seating for each is limited and reserved seats will be seated first in a sold out class. Reserve your spot quickly!

This year’s event will once again be held at the beautiful Oakland Marriott City Center on September 17 & 18, 2018 and will host close to 1,000 affordable housing professionals.

Plan NOW to join us for AHMA-NCH’s 37th Annual Conference & Trade Show!

EARLY REGISTRANTS PAID BY 8/10/2018 WILL BE ENTERED TO WIN AN AMAZON ECHO!

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 through this online form. If you have a larger group, please contact jvertovec@ahma-nch.org for a group registration form. Payment MUST be received prior to 8/10/18 in order for you to be eligible for the early bird drawing.

The last day to register for the entire conference is 9/07/18.

For hotel guest room reservations, click here or call (877) 901-6632. Guest room cut off date is August 24, 2018. Be sure to ask for the AHMA-NCH group rate.

Register today!

Click here for complete details and online registration.

Sep
25
Tue
WEBINAR: Self Auditing Tax Credit Files @ WEBINAR
Sep 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

The better the files, the better the audit. We’ll explore how to make sure that your files are ready for your next tax credit audit. We’ll talk about what auditors look at in a file and tips on how to keep file errors from occurring.

About the Speaker: Anita Moseman is Vice President for Monfric Realty, Inc., a property management and consulting firm based in Grand Junction, Colorado, and subsidiary of Monfric, Inc. based in San Diego, California. She is also a partner in HCP, a training and consulting firm based in Orange, California and has been in the affordable housing industry for over 34 years.

Anita holds numerous certifications including: NAHPe , SHCM, CPO, FHC and RAM.

She is a national trainer and has presented courses in: RAM Certification, marketing, occupancy, tax credit, and organization for Multi Housing World, various AHMA chapters, the National Association of Homebuilders, Federal and State Agencies, and other associations and management companies. In addition, she has trained different government organizations in the Contract Administrator Course.

Anita has served on the Board of Governors of RAM, as a board member of Rocky AHMA and as a technical advisor for SHCM and HCCP. She has been recognized by various AHMA chapters for her excellence in training and has been awarded the Clive Graham Memorial Award in recognition of Outstanding Service to the Affordable Housing Management Industry.

Please note: You agree to pay any fees associated with this registration and will be charged the full amount of registration for any “No-Shows” that do not cancel within three days of the event.

AHMA-NCH reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the webinar. In the event of a cancellation, AHMA-NCH will issue a full refund of the registration fee, but will not be responsible for any other charges incurred by the registrant due to the cancellation of the session.

Click here for complete details and online registration.

Oct
1
Mon
On Demand Training @ Internet
Oct 1 @ 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
3
Wed
Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) / SHCM Certification Course @ The Washington Inn
Oct 3 @ 8:30 am – Oct 4 @ 4:45 pm

This course focuses on the federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program. AHMA-NCH is an approved provider of training in support of the National Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM) program. Students who take this course will earn 12 hours of the required 12-hour pre-SHCM exam training, or 12 hours of the required 6 hours of annual continuing education required to maintain the SHCM certification.

The SHCM exam is not based on any one particular course or training. Rather, the SHCM is designed to reflect the professional competency of a housing credit manager with two years of experience in the field.

In order to become SHCM certified, applicants must demonstrate a minimum of two years of housing credit management employment experience, successfully accumulate a minimum of 12 hours of housing-credit-specific coursework or training by an approved provider, such as AHMA-NCH, sit for the SHCM exam, and submit their SHCM application and application fee.

Students will take the test at their convenience online. Proctors are required and guidelines for proctors will be distributed during the class.

For SHCM exam content outline, or more info on exam requirements, please visit NAHMA.ORG and click on the SHCM exam study guide link.

See the Agenda page for complete times and details for this 1 ½ Day course.

SHCM National Exam Fee of $150.00 is INCLUDED in your registration fee and you will receive a voucher, good for three weeks, to take the online exam.

About the Presenter: Anita Moseman has been in the Affordable Housing Industry for 32+ years. She is Vice President of a management company that manages in 3 states and provides compliance and consulting services to other management companies. She uses real life examples from these experiences in her classes to make them clear and helpful. Anita is a national trainer, who has trained for various federal and state government agencies, trade associations, and private companies.

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

PARKING & TRANSPORTATION:
• Parking lots at 8th &
 Washington ($15/day) and 8th & Clay ($10/day) are two short blocks away
(Street parking is NOT advised (high ticket potential) and more expensive for all day
• 12th Street BART Station is 2 blocks away.

Please note: If you register for this event, you are giving your consent to be photographed. No recording is permitted without prior permission from the speaker and AHMA-NCH. AHMA-NCH reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the seminar. In the event of a cancellation, AHMA-NCH will issue a full refund of the registration fee, but will not be responsible for any other charges incurred by the registrant due to the cancellation of the seminar.

Click here for complete details and online registration.

Oct
9
Tue
Advanced EIV @ The Washington Inn
Oct 9 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

The purpose of the Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) function within the Real Estate Assessment (REAC) Center is to ensure that limited Federal resources are available to serve as many eligible families as possible by reducing the high incidence of program errors and to improve the integrity and accuracy of information contained in the PIC and EIV systems.

You are already using EIV, but are you using it fully or just printing reports? This session focuses on reading and interpreting the reports, troubleshooting issues and identifying improper payments. The day will include a discussion of each report followed by case studies on the Quarterly Wage Report and the Income Discrepancy Report which identify improper payments. Computing overpayments and repayment agreements will also be discussed.

About the Speaker: Kurt Aldinger has worked in the affordable housing industry since 1994, and currently oversees Public Housing and Section 8 New Construction programs for the City of Flagstaff Housing Authority. He also serves as Vice President of Training for AHMA-PSW and has been on the training committee for AZ NAHRO for many years. Kurt has trained on HUD compliance at the site level for AHMA, NAHRO, and private management companies. He has earned several professional designations including: CPO, FHC, COS, RAM, and SEHM.

You can register numerous people through this invitation. Click “Add a Guest” on the Registration screen. After completing the form, you can pay with a check or credit card.

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

PARKING & TRANSPORTATION:
• Parking lots at 8th and Washington ($15 for all day) & 8th & Clay ($10 for all day) are two short blocks away
(Street parking is NOT advised (high ticket potential) and more expensive for all day
• 12th Street BART Station is 2 blocks away.

Please note: If you register for this event, you are giving your consent to be photographed. No recording is permitted without prior permission from the speaker and AHMA-NCH. AHMA-NCH reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the seminar. In the event of a cancellation, AHMA-NCH will issue a full refund of the registration fee, but will not be responsible for any other charges incurred by the registrant due to the cancellation of the seminar.

Click here for complete details and online registration.

Oct
11
Thu
EIV: A to Z @ Salvation Army Fresno Residence
Oct 11 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

EIV is not some new type of Drone! EIV has become a part of our daily lives at HUD properties. It can be a great tool, or a time-consuming headache that leads to MOR findings and sanctions. Take this basic overview to understand how the EIV system works, and how to use it in an effective and efficient manner.

The purpose of the Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) function within the Real Estate Assessment (REAC) Center is to ensure that limited Federal resources are available to serve as many eligible families as possible by reducing the high incidence of program errors and to improve the integrity and accuracy of information contained in the PIC and EIV systems.

Topics covered include: How EIV works; EIV Security; gaining access to EIV; EIV policies; how and when to print reports; reading, interpreting and reconciling reports (including the Income Discrepancy Report); and showing compliance. Hands on exercises and case studies will be used.

Remember to bring your pen and paper to this class.

About the Speaker: Kurt Aldinger has worked in the affordable housing industry since 1994, and currently oversees Public Housing and Section 8 New Construction programs for the City of Flagstaff Housing Authority. He also serves as Vice President of Training for AHMA-PSW and has been on the training committee for AZ NAHRO for many years. Kurt has trained on HUD compliance at the site level for AHMA, NAHRO, and private management companies. He has earned several professional designations including: CPO, FHC, COS, RAM, and SEHM.

You can register numerous people through this invitation. Click “Add a Guest” on the Registration screen. After completing the form, you can pay with a check or credit card.

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.

Please note: If you register for this event, you are giving your consent to be photographed. No recording is permitted without prior permission from the speaker and AHMA-NCH. AHMA-NCH reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the seminar. In the event of a cancellation, AHMA-NCH will issue a full refund of the registration fee, but will not be responsible for any other charges incurred by the registrant due to the cancellation of the seminar.

Click here for complete details and online registration.

Oct
29
Mon
WEBINAR: Change 4 Verification @ WEBINAR
Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Are you verifying information for your HUD property according to what the HUD handbook says?
  • Do you know what it says about verification?
  • Have you embraced Change 4 yet?

This webinar will discuss what the HUD handbook says about verification after Change 4 was made. You might like what it says.

About the Speaker:Anita Moseman is Vice President for Monfric Realty, Inc., a property management and consulting firm based in Grand Junction, Colorado, and subsidiary of Monfric, Inc. based in San Diego, California. She is also a partner in HCP, a training and consulting firm based in Orange, California and has been in the affordable housing industry for over 34 years.

Anita holds numerous certifications including: NAHPe , SHCM, CPO, FHC and RAM.

She is a national trainer and has presented courses in: RAM Certification, marketing, occupancy, tax credit, and organization for Multi Housing World, various AHMA chapters, the National Association of Homebuilders, Federal and State Agencies, and other associations and management companies. In addition, she has trained different government organizations in the Contract Administrator Course.

Anita has served on the Board of Governors of RAM, as a board member of Rocky AHMA and as a technical advisor for SHCM and HCCP. She has been recognized by various AHMA chapters for her excellence in training and has been awarded the Clive Graham Memorial Award in recognition of Outstanding Service to the Affordable Housing Management Industry.

Please note: If you register for this event, you are giving your consent to be photographed. No recording is permitted without prior permission from the speaker and AHMA-NCH. You also agree to pay any fees associated with this registration and will be charged the full amount of registration for any “No-Shows” that do not cancel in advance. AHMA-NCH reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the seminar. In the event of a cancellation, AHMA-NCH will issue a full refund of the registration fee, but will not be responsible for any other charges incurred by the registrant due to the cancellation of the session.

Click here for complete details and online registration.

WEBINAR: Blended Occupancy @ WEBINAR
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

When you have more than one program at my property, what is the best way to blend the compliance requirements together for the programs? It can sometimes be tricky but this webinar will give you some ideas on how to make it easier.

About the Speaker:Anita Moseman is Vice President for Monfric Realty, Inc., a property management and consulting firm based in Grand Junction, Colorado, and subsidiary of Monfric, Inc. based in San Diego, California. She is also a partner in HCP, a training and consulting firm based in Orange, California and has been in the affordable housing industry for over 34 years.

Anita holds numerous certifications including: NAHPe , SHCM, CPO, FHC and RAM.

She is a national trainer and has presented courses in: RAM Certification, marketing, occupancy, tax credit, and organization for Multi Housing World, various AHMA chapters, the National Association of Homebuilders, Federal and State Agencies, and other associations and management companies. In addition, she has trained different government organizations in the Contract Administrator Course.

Anita has served on the Board of Governors of RAM, as a board member of Rocky AHMA and as a technical advisor for SHCM and HCCP. She has been recognized by various AHMA chapters for her excellence in training and has been awarded the Clive Graham Memorial Award in recognition of Outstanding Service to the Affordable Housing Management Industry.

Please note: If you register for this event, you are giving your consent to be photographed. No recording is permitted without prior permission from the speaker and AHMA-NCH. You also agree to pay any fees associated with this registration and will be charged the full amount of registration for any “No-Shows” that do not cancel in advance. AHMA-NCH reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the seminar. In the event of a cancellation, AHMA-NCH will issue a full refund of the registration fee, but will not be responsible for any other charges incurred by the registrant due to the cancellation of the session.

Click here for complete details and online registration.