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).


 

Membership Meeting: Legal Update & Report to the Members

  • January 26, 2022 9:00 am - 11:30 am

Legal Update:

Be prepared for the new laws that will impact your rental operations. This course will provide the essential information you need to ensure that you and your company are in compliance. Become up-to-date on the cutting-edge topics that are creating challenges for owners and managers.

This training will review the following:

  • Landlord/Tenant Laws
  • Fair Housing Laws
  • Cases
  • Industry Trends

Instructor: Tracey Merrell – Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP

 

Report to the Members:

Hear from the Board of Directors about the accomplishments AHMA-PSW achieved in 2021 and the future plans that are currently in the works. This is a report you do not want to miss!

 

Meeting Link Details

The meeting link and details will be sent out to registrants in a separate email, no later than 48 hours prior to the training date and a reminder will be emailed an hour before the training course. Please be sure to check your junk mail for any emails from training@ahma-psw.org.

 

Registration Payment & Cancellation Policy

Payment Policy: Payment for course registration is due prior to the scheduled class date. If a registrant is registered within 3 business days of the scheduled training, payment is required to be made via credit card. Send an email to training@ahma-psw.org or call the office at 1.866.698.2462 to make payment by credit card.

Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the scheduled training date by via email to training@ahma-psw.orgYou will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

WEBINAR: Fair Housing for Managers

  • February 9, 2022 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kimball, Tirey & St. John’s fair housing training is a course, covering federal, California, and fair housing laws. Learn about disability and it’s definition, the process of handling requests such as assistance animals and parking, along with hoarding and mental disabilities. Take this opportunity to fully understand fair housing in the life cycle of a tenancy, from the marketing and leasing process, to resident selection, establishing rental  criteria and community policies, termination of tenancy and many other day-to-day applications of fair housing in California.

The following issues will also be reviewed:

  • The origins of fair housing laws
  • the federal, state, and local protected classes
  • The enforcement of fair housing laws

Instructor: Susie Lein – Kimball, Tirey & St. John LLP

 

***Important Webinar Information***

Webinar Requirements: Each participant must have their own individual email address to be registered and receive their unique link to access the webinar. Participants cannot share an email address. Each participant must have access to an internet connection via their own computer, smart phone, tablet, etc. to login and attend the webinar. Participants cannot attend the webinar via a landline. Participants cannot share devices when attending this webinar. For example, two participants cannot view the webinar from one computer, and both receive credit as our report will only reflect that one person logged into the webinar.

Fair Housing certificates: To qualify for a certificate, participants must log in with their unique link and attend the webinar in its entirety. Attendance will be monitored by KTS’s online system and verified with the use of a report upon completion of the webinar. Participants who do not attend the full webinar will not receive a certificate.

 

Meeting Link Details

The meeting link and details will be sent out to registrants in a separate email, no later than 48 hours prior to the training date and a reminder will be emailed an hour before the training course. Please be sure to check your junk mail for any emails from training@ahma-psw.org.

 

Registration Payment & Cancellation Policy

Payment Policy: Payment for course registration is due prior to the scheduled class date. If a registrant is registered within 3 business days of the scheduled training, payment is required to be made via credit card. Send an email to training@ahma-psw.org or call the office at 1.866.698.2462 to make payment by credit card.

Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the scheduled training date by via email to training@ahma-psw.orgYou will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

 

Webinar: Time Management

  • February 10, 2022 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Managing our time is about more than watching the clock and trying to squeeze as much work into our day as possible. Leveraging technology, planning and prioritizing our work are all key ingredients in managing our time more efficiently. Property Management professionals have the added challenge of emergencies and unplanned events that seem to show up at just the right time to throw a wrench into their day.

Join us for tips, tricks and best practices on:

  • Creating an effective Communication Plan.
  • Using hidden Outlook features to stay organized and save time on repetitive tasks.
  • Leveraging cloud technology to make work more visible and easier to collaborate on.
  • Learn the art of staying flexible and shifting gears when necessary, while not losing sight of the tasks you had to put on hold.

Instructor: Kara Rawson – GK Management Co., Inc.

 

Meeting Link Details

The meeting link and details will be sent out to registrants in a separate email, no later than 48 hours prior to the training date and a reminder will be emailed an hour before the training course. Please be sure to check your junk mail for any emails from training@ahma-psw.org.

 

Registration Payment & Cancellation Policy

Payment Policy: Payment for course registration is due prior to the scheduled class date. If a registrant is registered within 3 business days of the scheduled training, payment is required to be made via credit card. Send an email to training@ahma-psw.org or call the office at 1.866.698.2462 to make payment by credit card.

Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the scheduled training date by via email to training@ahma-psw.orgYou will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

Webinar: Effective and Professional Email Communications

  • February 17, 2022 9:00 am - 10:30 am

In today’s working environment, communicating through email may be the only contact you have with coworkers, clients, and vendors. Your relationship will be developed based on how effectively and professionally you communicate by email.

In this session you will learn the following:

  • Basics of email etiquette
  • How to manage and respond to your emails effectively
  • What to include in your emails to achieve your desired outcome
  • Do’s and don’ts for email communication

Instructor: Velma de la Rosa – The Monarca Enterprises

 

Meeting Link Details

The meeting link and details will be sent out to registrants in a separate email, no later than 48 hours prior to the training date and a reminder will be emailed an hour before the training course. Please be sure to check your junk mail for any emails from training@ahma-psw.org.

 

Registration Payment & Cancellation Policy

Payment Policy: Payment for course registration is due prior to the scheduled class date. If a registrant is registered within 3 business days of the scheduled training, payment is required to be made via credit card. Send an email to training@ahma-psw.org or call the office at 1.866.698.2462 to make payment by credit card.

Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the scheduled training date by via email to training@ahma-psw.orgYou will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

WEBINAR: Calculations 101 – Working with Unearned Income

  • March 8, 2022 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This class will show how different programs handle calculation and/or verification differently, when applicable. Programs include: HUD, HOME, and LIHTC. For LIHTC I will include state specific guidance for California, Arizona and Nevada. This course will review the following key topics: Benefits – Social Security, SSI, Unemployment, etc., Periodic Payments – Pensions, Annuities, etc., Alimony and Child Support, Welfare, Income from Assets (including “new age” assets), Recurring Cash and Gifts, & EIV when used for verification and calculation.

Instructor: Gwen Volk – Gwen Volk INFOCUS, Inc.

 

Meeting Link Details

The meeting link and details will be sent out to registrants in a separate email, no later than 48 hours prior to the training date and a reminder will be emailed an hour before the training course. Please be sure to check your junk mail for any emails from training@ahma-psw.org.

 

Registration Payment & Cancellation Policy

Payment Policy: Payment for course registration is due prior to the scheduled class date. If a registrant is registered within 3 business days of the scheduled training, payment is required to be made via credit card. Send an email to training@ahma-psw.org or call the office at 1.866.698.2462 to make payment by credit card.

Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the scheduled training date by via email to training@ahma-psw.orgYou will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

WEBINAR: Calculations 102 – Working with Earned Income

  • March 22, 2022 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This class will show how different programs handle calculation and/or verification differently, when applicable. Programs include: HUD, HOME, and LIHTC. For LIHTC I will include state specific guidance for California, Arizona and Nevada.

This course will review the following key topics:

  • Income from Employment
  • Independent Contractors
  • Gig Income
  • Business Income
  • EIV when used for verification

Instructor: Gwen Volk – Gwen Volk INFOCUS, Inc.

 

Meeting Link Details

The meeting link and details will be sent out to registrants in a separate email, no later than 48 hours prior to the training date and a reminder will be emailed an hour before the training course. Please be sure to check your junk mail for any emails from training@ahma-psw.org.

 

Registration Payment & Cancellation Policy

Payment Policy: Payment for course registration is due prior to the scheduled class date. If a registrant is registered within 3 business days of the scheduled training, payment is required to be made via credit card. Send an email to training@ahma-psw.org or call the office at 1.866.698.2462 to make payment by credit card.

Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the scheduled training date by via email to training@ahma-psw.orgYou will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

Virtual Certified Course: FHC

  • March 23, 2022 - March 24, 2022 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The requirements set forth in the Fair Housing Act and Section 504 regulations are enormously complex and far-reaching. NAHMA’s Fair Housing Compliance (FHC) course trains managers to understand these complex regulations, and provides clear instructions on fair housing laws. The comprehensive, practical training manual for this course includes ready-to-use documents and forms to conduct a Section 504 Self-Evaluation and sample Transition Plan.

The course teaches a step-by-step approach to determining the administrative and financial feasibility of making units accessible. Not only does NAHMA’s Fair Housing course cover the application process, which includes screening, accepting, and rejecting applicants, it also presents instruction on developing company-wide policies and procedures. The Fair Housing Compliance is a required course for NAHMA’s NAHP certification program. All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a FHC certificate and lapel pin. Gwen Volk is an approved NAHMA instructor for this course.

 

Instructor: Angela Cisneros – WinnCompanies

 

*** PLEASE NOTE ***

The class will be taught in two 4-hour Interactive Zoom meeting training sessions over two consecutive days. The dates and times are as follows: March 23: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm PST & March 24: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm PST, and a take home two (2) hour certification exam that must be taken within 2 weeks of completing the course.

Each participant will receive the Zoom meeting credentials and an electronic copy of the NAHMA Fair Housing manual via email two (2) business days prior to the course. You will use this manual during the two (2) training sessions.

 

Meeting Link Details

The meeting link and details will be sent out to registrants in a separate email, no later than 72 hours prior to the training date and a reminder will be emailed an hour before the training course. Please be sure to check your junk mail for any emails from training@ahma-psw.org.

 

Registration Payment & Cancellation Policy

Payment Policy: Payment for course registration is due prior to the scheduled class date. If a registrant is registered within 3 business days of the scheduled training, payment is required to be made via credit card. Send an email to training@ahma-psw.org or call the office at 1.866.698.2462 to make payment by credit card.

Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the scheduled training date by via email to training@ahma-psw.orgYou will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

Webinar: Lease Violations

  • April 12, 2022 9:00 am - 10:30 am

In this webinar, participants will learn the proper methods of documenting resident files for any type of tenant violations. We will discuss a series of different infractions, the types of documentation needed and the proper language to use when documenting your resident files. You will learn what documentation really makes a difference to a judge if you are ever faced with a court appearance and/or evicting a resident. This webinar is ideal for site managers, compliance staff, and corporate level property management staff.

Topics covered in this Webinar:

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

Instructor: Heather Wezensky – Seldin Company

 

Meeting Link Details

The meeting link and details will be sent out to registrants in a separate email, no later than 48 hours prior to the training date and a reminder will be emailed an hour before the training course. Please be sure to check your junk mail for any emails from training@ahma-psw.org.

 

Registration Payment & Cancellation Policy

Payment Policy: Payment for course registration is due prior to the scheduled class date. If a registrant is registered within 3 business days of the scheduled training, payment is required to be made via credit card. Send an email to training@ahma-psw.org or call the office at 1.866.698.2462 to make payment by credit card.

Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the scheduled training date by via email to training@ahma-psw.orgYou will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

Certified Course: SHCM

  • May 16, 2022 - May 17, 2022 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Instructor: Heather Wezenksy – Seldin Company

As experienced affordable housing management professionals know, the LIHTC program is the primary production tool for creating new affordable housing properties across every state in the country, and it is also the most important tool for rehabilitating and preserving the nation’s existing stock of aging affordable housing.

To Maximize your career as management professionals in the affordable housing industry and be able to demonstrate experience and expertise in mastering the complex requirements of the LIHTC program.

Earning your SHCM certificates enables you to do just that.

*The National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA)’s Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM) certification program has been named a 2018 Silver Power of (A) Award winner in the Power to Create a Competitive Workforce category by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).

 

Attendees must arrive by 7:30 a.m. for registration; the class will start promptly at 8:00 a.m.

***** PLEASE bring a laptop for Day-2 of the SHCM training, May 17, 2022. There will be a test in the 2nd half of the class where the laptop will be needed. *****

 

 

 

Meeting Details

The meeting details will be sent out to registrants in a separate email, no later than 48 hours (2 business days) prior to the training date. Please be sure to check your junk mail for any emails from training@ahma-psw.org.

 

Registration Payment & Cancellation Policy

Payment Policy: Payment for course registration is due prior to the scheduled class date. If a registrant is registered within 3 business days of the scheduled training, payment is required to be made via credit card. Send an email to training@ahma-psw.org or call the office at 1.866.698.2462 to make payment by credit card.

Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to the scheduled training date by via email to training@ahma-psw.orgYou will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.