Events

Training Updates:

Staying engaged and informed is extremely important, and we connect everyone in our industry to the tools and resources they need to succeed. Every year we host a Conference & Expo in Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada. Your safety is a top priority and therefore all scheduled Conference and Expos were cancelled for 2020.

We look forward to planning and seeing everyone at the annual Conference and Expo’s in 2021. These events will offer updates in the housing industry, legislative changes, latest training topics, Vendor Expos, and more.

Check back for updates. More education details can be accessed on the NAHMA website. If you have questions or need more information, email training@ahma-psw.org or call our team at 866.698.AHMA (2462).


 

Webinar: Advanced EIV

  • July 13, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Now that you have a solid understanding of EIV, the next step is this webinar. We will discuss and review the current HUD Guidelines and provide information regarding the steps you need to take when discrepancies occur. The focus of the webinar is the EIV discrepancies; identifying improper payments and how to streamline the verification process to make your job easier.

 

Instructor: Anita Moseman – The Monfric Group

 

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the webinar session date by via email to training@ahma-psw.org. You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

Webinar: EIV Refresher

  • June 9, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Together, we will review policies, procedures and EIV reports to provide a solid foundation of understanding. Then we will share tips that will make it easier to comply with EIV regulations, as well as go over what needs to be covered in your policies and procedures.

 

Instructor: Anita Moseman – The Monfric Group

 

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the webinar session date by via email to training@ahma-psw.org. You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

Member Meeting: SB 1157 – What You Need to Know

  • April 28, 2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am

SB 1157 goes into effect on July 1, 2021. Are you ready?

This bill requires Landlords of assisted housing developments to give their residents the option to have their rental history reported to credit agencies. Even if you are in AZ or NV, optional reporting of rent payments may be a Resident Service you wish to consider. Credit scores are becoming more important in all aspects of life-what better way to help your Residents move forward?

Hear from SafeRent Solutions, an Associate Member, on how to implement this new policy and get all your questions answered.

 

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the webinar session date by via email to training@ahma-psw.org. You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

AHMA-PSW: Everything You Need to Know

  • April 22, 2021 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for an interactive Associate Member Meeting to discuss your benefits as an AHMA-PSW member. During this 1 ½ hr. zoom meeting, AHMA-PSW Board Members will explain the following:

  • What is AHMA-PSW? And how does it work?
  • Who does AHMA-PSW represent?
  • The two different types of Memberships and the benefits for each
  • How to become an active member

You will also hear from Associate Members who will share their experience with AHMA-PSW. This is a great opportunity to ask any questions on the benefits, activities and how you can actively participate.

 

Speakers:

  • Kurt Aldinger, Board President
  • Gabriela Chavez, President-Elect, Vice President of Training & Education
  • Debbie Atilano, Vice President Membership
  • Irene Taylor, Director Associate Members
  • Jamilla Davis, Associate Member Dunn-Edwards
  • Mario Quiroz, Associate Member GQ Landscape Care
  • Heather Bolden, Regular Member Volunteers of America

 

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the webinar session date by via email to training@ahma-psw.org. You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

Webinar: How to Navigate the Conflicts Between Multiple Affordable Program Rules

  • September 7, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this course, we will discuss the conflicts that may arise amid operating properties with different regulatory requirements for various funding sources. Learn of the program requirements, such as the Section 8, LIHTC, and HOME programs, and how they intersect. This course will help stop the confusion among owners and property managers navigating these complexities by pinpointing the program differences and offer solutions to handle the conflicts.

Please note: This session is perfect for property owners, management agents, and property managers who are looking to add additional finance layering or are currently trying to navigate between the requirements of multiple programs.

 

Instructor: Heather Wezensky – Seldin Company & STAR Compliance Consulting

Heather Wezensky is the Senior Vice President of Compliance for Seldin Company and STAR Compliance Consulting. She is an expert in Fair Housing practices and affordable housing program compliance rules and regulations and holds various affordable designations and credentials such as the CPO™, FHC™, SHCM™ and AHM. Due to her years of on-site consulting work with multiple affordable housing programs, Heather has first-hand insight into the latest affordable housing compliance trends in addition to she and her team reviewing hundreds of resident files on a monthly basis. Having the ability to quickly comprehend the complex rules and regulations of the affordable housing industry, Heather is able to assist her clients across the country to stay compliant with not only state and federal governmental agency requirements, but also with national and local Fair Housing laws.

 

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the webinar session date by via email to training@ahma-psw.org. You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

Webinar: Basic LIHTC Compliance for Site Level Staff

  • August 19, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This information packed webinar will cover the basics you need to know to qualify applicants and current residents within your community. Gain an understanding of:

  • LIHTC Compliance Requirements as They Relate to Income, Assets and Student Status
  • How to Calculate Annual Income
  • Tenant Income Certification and Recertification
  • Gross Rent
  • File Organization
  • Utility Allowances
  • Non-Transient Occupancy
  • The Next Available Unit Rule

You will leave the webinar knowing how to ensure top-notch compliance and ready to implement valuable, real-world takeaways in your everyday role as a property manager or owner.

 

Instructor: Heather Wezensky – Seldin Company & STAR Compliance Consulting

Heather Wezensky is the Senior Vice President of Compliance for Seldin Company and STAR Compliance Consulting. She is an expert in Fair Housing practices and affordable housing program compliance rules and regulations and holds various affordable designations and credentials such as the CPO™, FHC™, SHCM™ and AHM. Due to her years of on-site consulting work with multiple affordable housing programs, Heather has first-hand insight into the latest affordable housing compliance trends in addition to she and her team reviewing hundreds of resident files on a monthly basis. Having the ability to quickly comprehend the complex rules and regulations of the affordable housing industry, Heather is able to assist her clients across the country to stay compliant with not only state and federal governmental agency requirements, but also with national and local Fair Housing laws.

 

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the webinar session date by via email to training@ahma-psw.org. You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

Webinar: LIHTC Acquisition Rehab Resident Qualification Process & Tracking

  • August 17, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am

In this course, we will discuss the 120-day resident qualification period for properties that are going through acquisition and Rehab. Learn of the different ideas and tools used to track the process and ensure that you are able to stay organized and meet the strictest of deadlines.

Additional Items we will cover:

  • Knowing What Questions to Ask of Ownership Before You Get Started.
  • Resident File Qualification Requirements
  • the IRS’s Safe Harbor Rule
  • Placed in Service Dates Vs. The Start of the Credit Period
  • Resident Income Certification Dates
  • The “Tack-Back” Rule
  • Which Income Limits to Use
  • Tracking Unit Transfers During Rehab
  • Grandfathering Units During Re-syndication

 

Instructor: Heather Wezensky – Seldin Company & STAR Compliance Consulting

Heather Wezensky is the Senior Vice President of Compliance for Seldin Company and STAR Compliance Consulting. She is an expert in Fair Housing practices and affordable housing program compliance rules and regulations and holds various affordable designations and credentials such as the CPO™, FHC™, SHCM™ and AHM. Due to her years of on-site consulting work with multiple affordable housing programs, Heather has first-hand insight into the latest affordable housing compliance trends in addition to she and her team reviewing hundreds of resident files on a monthly basis. Having the ability to quickly comprehend the complex rules and regulations of the affordable housing industry, Heather is able to assist her clients across the country to stay compliant with not only state and federal governmental agency requirements, but also with national and local Fair Housing laws.

 

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the webinar session date by via email to training@ahma-psw.org. You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

Webinar: Documenting Resident Violations

  • July 22, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this webinar, you will learn how to properly document resident files for different types of tenant infractions. We will discuss a series of different infractions, the types of documentation needed, and the proper language to use when documenting your resident files. Learn what documentation really makes a difference to a judge if you are ever faced with a court appearance and/or evicting a resident. Topics covered in this training course:

  • Hoarding
  • Resident harassment/bullying
  • Assistive animal and pet infractions
  • Unauthorized residents
  • Damages found during inspections.
  • Non-payment of rent
  • Repayment agreements
  • What to say (and what not to say) when documenting infractions

Please note: This webinar is ideal for site managers, compliance staff, and corporate level property management staff.

 

Instructor: Heather Wezensky – Seldin Company & STAR Compliance Consulting

Heather Wezensky is the Senior Vice President of Compliance for Seldin Company and STAR Compliance Consulting. She is an expert in Fair Housing practices and affordable housing program compliance rules and regulations and holds various affordable designations and credentials such as the CPO™, FHC™, SHCM™ and AHM. Due to her years of on-site consulting work with multiple affordable housing programs, Heather has first-hand insight into the latest affordable housing compliance trends in addition to she and her team reviewing hundreds of resident files on a monthly basis. Having the ability to quickly comprehend the complex rules and regulations of the affordable housing industry, Heather is able to assist her clients across the country to stay compliant with not only state and federal governmental agency requirements, but also with national and local Fair Housing laws.

 

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the webinar session date by via email to training@ahma-psw.org. You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

Webinar: Developing a Property Budget that Really Works

  • July 8, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Whether you are submitting an annual property budget to an owner for approval, to HUD, or a Contract Administrator during the rent increase process, we have tips and tricks that will lessen the frustration in preparing your budget. Come and learn the ins and outs of the multifamily budgeting process. We will discuss affordable housing budgets as well as HUD budgets; along with what should be in your budget, pitfalls to avoid, and the best way to get your budget approved the first time you submit.

 

Instructor: Heather Wezensky – Seldin Company & STAR Compliance Consulting

Heather Wezensky is the Senior Vice President of Compliance for Seldin Company and STAR Compliance Consulting. She is an expert in Fair Housing practices and affordable housing program compliance rules and regulations and holds various affordable designations and credentials such as the CPO™, FHC™, SHCM™ and AHM. Due to her years of on-site consulting work with multiple affordable housing programs, Heather has first-hand insight into the latest affordable housing compliance trends in addition to she and her team reviewing hundreds of resident files on a monthly basis. Having the ability to quickly comprehend the complex rules and regulations of the affordable housing industry, Heather is able to assist her clients across the country to stay compliant with not only state and federal governmental agency requirements, but also with national and local Fair Housing laws.

 

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the webinar session date by via email to training@ahma-psw.org. You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

Webinar: How to Detect LIHTC Resident and Applicant Fraud

  • June 15, 2021 9:00 am - 10:30 am

With the increasing shortage of affordable housing in the US, there is a small percentage of people who are willfully providing false information or altered documents to housing providers in order to try to qualify for housing. This webinar will give you tips on how to detect fraud and what to look for on applications, questionnaires, resident provided documents and 3rd party verifications. Learn ways to protect management and the owner from reportable non-compliance, if fraud is detected by an outside agency. Lastly, we will discuss how to report resident and applicant fraud to the appropriate government agencies if discovered.

 

Instructor: Heather Wezensky – Seldin Company & STAR Compliance Consulting

Heather Wezensky is the Senior Vice President of Compliance for Seldin Company and STAR Compliance Consulting. She is an expert in Fair Housing practices and affordable housing program compliance rules and regulations and holds various affordable designations and credentials such as the CPO™, FHC™, SHCM™ and AHM. Due to her years of on-site consulting work with multiple affordable housing programs, Heather has first-hand insight into the latest affordable housing compliance trends in addition to she and her team reviewing hundreds of resident files on a monthly basis. Having the ability to quickly comprehend the complex rules and regulations of the affordable housing industry, Heather is able to assist her clients across the country to stay compliant with not only state and federal governmental agency requirements, but also with national and local Fair Housing laws.

 

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the webinar session date by via email to training@ahma-psw.org. You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.