Fair Housing Certification

Aug
3
Mon
Online Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM®) Exam Review Course @ Online
Aug 3 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 5 @ 4:00 pm

Gwen Volk’s Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM®) Exam Review Course includes 12 hours of instruction on the four areas of knowledge covered by the SHCM exam: program regulations; unit eligibility, applicant eligibility and certification; documentation and record keeping; compliance monitoring and reporting. You must have camera and microphone capabilities to take this class.

The Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM) certification has been developed by the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) especially for management professionals involved with properties developed and operated under the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. SHCM training is designed by management professionals for management professionals, to ensure they attain the knowledge, experience and competence required to excel in the housing credit property management industry.

To become SHCM certified, the 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
• submit their SHCM application and application fee

This training can fulfill the 12 hours of housing credit education requirement. After taking this course, students will take the exam online at their convenience during the three-week time period allotted.Live online proctoring will take place during your exam.

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

The 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: 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 affordable housing management company, as chief compliance officer for a Dallas-based firm, and as a trainer and consultant in 36 states. Gwen is a nationally recognized expert in tax credit, bond, HOME, HUD and Rural Development program compliance. She has twice served on NAHMA’s Board of Directors and has also served on the board of the NAHMA Education Foundation. She has chaired NAHMA’s Certification Review Board, Fair Housing, Education and Training, and SHCM Advisory Committees, and has been a member of the SHCM exam-writing committee from the start. Since 2009, Gwen has served on IREM’s Federal Housing Advisory Board, and she previously chaired IREM’s Ethics Hearing and Discipline Board. Gwen holds the CPM, NAHP-e, SHCM, HCCP, CPO, FHC and RAM designations. She is a NAHMA-certified trainer for the CPO, FHC and BCD (formerly ACPO) courses, and for the SHCM Blended Learning on-line certification course. Gwen’s classes are interactive, informative and in demand.

Please note: No recording is permitted.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 before the event. AHMA-NCH reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the webinars. 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.

Aug
7
Fri
WEBINAR: Communication for Maintenance @ WEBINAR
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Just don’t have time to speak to your manager?

Would you rather work than talk??

Communication is vital, especially for maintenance professionals.

In this fun and interactive session, you will learn the basics of interactive team communications, which are so important to making your job less stressful – and you more successful.
BONUS: I will teach you how to ask for a raise!

About the Speaker:Brenda McClain Asbury is a noted international speaker, writer and consultant with over 30+ years of multifamily expertise. She established Brenda McClain & Associates (BMA, LLC) in Washington, D.C. to promote quality training and further the professional development of employees.

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.

Aug
12
Wed
WEBINAR: Compassion Fatigue: Work Life Balance to Avoid Burn-Out @ WEBINAR
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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.

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.

Aug
14
Fri
WEBINAR: So, You Want to be a Property Supervisor? @ WEBINAR
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Is your star rising?

There’s a reason – it may be your turn. Let’s find out!Reasoning, and the love of property management,will help in figuring it out.This webinar may set you on the right path, so don’t miss out.We will discuss the demands on a supervisor, and how you may be well suited to meet them – at a time when good supervisors are needed.

About the Speaker:Brenda McClain Asbury is a noted international speaker, writer and consultant with over 30+ years of multifamily expertise. She established Brenda McClain & Associates (BMA, LLC) in Washington, D.C. to promote quality training and further the professional development of employees.

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.

Aug
26
Wed
WEBINAR: Aging Gracefully: Overview of the Aging Process @ WEBINAR
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This webinar will provide an overview of the adult aging development process from three different perspectives: psychological, physical, and social. The presenter will also introduce the concept of aging gracefully, through the study of aging and its implications for individuals. We will explore both the positive and negative stereotypes of aging.

This training is particularly helpful for Service Coordinators and others who serve the  elderly and disabled.

Learning Objectives:

1.  Identify the negative stereotypes of aging.

2.  Critically evaluate the psychological, physical, and social issues pertaining to adult development and aging.

3.  Explore the attitudinal beliefs of Baby Boomers regarding aging.

4. Examine how age‐related psychological, physical and cognitive changes impact the individuals.

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.

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
9
Wed
WEBINAR: Grant Writing 101: Show Me the Money @ WEBINAR
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sep
14
Mon
AHMA-NCH VIRTUAL Annual Conference, September 14-18, 2020 @ ONLINE
Sep 14 – Sep 18 all-day

The Affordable Housing Management Association of Northern California and Hawaii (AHMA-NCH) invites you to attend the Virtual 39th Annual Conference and Trade Show! A wide variety of targeted workshops will be presented, led by top national industry professionals. The curriculum is designed to keep you current, while working in today’s changing affordable housing environment.

The AHMA-NCH conference is an excellent source for the continuing education units you need to be eligible to earn or renew certifications.

Education is the highlight of the conference. To help you make the most of your experience, classes have been developed in six distinct tracks: Property Management, Resident Service Coordination, Leadership, Performance, Maintenance, and Compliance.

Registrants will have access to:
– All handouts for their registered sessions.
– Recordings of their registered sessions (post conference)
– AHMA-NCH Discord chat channel to engage with attendees and exhibitors during, and after, the conference
– A link to the LIVE KEYNOTE on Tuesday September 15th

Advance registration for sessions will be a part of the registration process and required for the virtual format. Each session will have its own web-link, so make sure you sign up for what you want to attend.

Plan NOW to join us for the AHMA-NCH Virtual 39th Annual Conference & Trade Show!

EARLY ATTENDEES REGISTERED AND PAID BY 8/01/20 WILL BE ENTERED TO WIN ONE OF TWO $500 GIFT CARDS!

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

Advance registration for sessions is necessary to participate in the virtual conference – Register today and SAVE! (Fees increase after 8/1/20)

You may register up to 10 people at a time with this online form. If you need to register a larger group, please email for a group reservation form.

The last day to register for the conference is 9/4/2020

To be eligible for the early bird drawing, your payment MUST be received by the 8/1/20 deadline.

Click here for online registration and complete details.

Sep
23
Wed
WEBINAR: Seniors Bullying Seniors @ WEBINAR
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Oct
8
Thu
WEBINAR: Embracing Cultural Diversity in Senior Housing @ WEBINAR
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Oct
21
Wed
WEBINAR: Intergenerational Communication and Programming @ WEBINAR
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm