Events

Staying engaged and informed is extremely important, and we make an effort to connect everyone in our industry to the tools and resources they need to succeed. Every year we host a conference in each state we represent: California, Arizona, and Nevada. These annual meetings offer updates in the housing industry, legislative changes, market conditions and more. It also offers a chance to collaborate with everyone in our network, putting faces to names and meeting like-minded individuals who want to make housing better for everyone.

We encourage you to attend the next event hosted in your state. Check out the links below for more information on when the next conference will be held, and instructions on how to sign up. You may email questions to training@ahma-psw.org.


 

CPO

  • October 23, 2018 - October 25, 2018 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Certified Professional of Occupancy (CPO) course is the only comprehensive program covering the entire HUD Handbook 4350.3 including the latest revisions.  Each participant receives an updated version of this Handbook in the course.  An extensive course manual with 31 chapters covers topics from eligibility criteria, standards, tenant selection and screening to non-discrimination, allowances, adjusted income, certifying tenants and annual recertification.  Each chapter is followed by a mini quiz.

After this three-day CPO course, taught by NAHMA-certified instructors who are experts on HUD’s occupancy standards, managers will have mastered using the HUD Handbook effectively.

At the end of the last day of class, participants will be given a voucher number to take the online exam at their location of choice.  Students are notified immediately of their test results upon completion of the exam.

Anita Moseman

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 the following: NAHPe , SHCM, CPO, FHC and RAM.

She is a national trainer and has trained the RAM certification course, marketing, occupancy courses, tax credit courses and organizational courses for Multi Housing World, various AHMAs, 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’s 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 arrive by 8:30 am for registration; Session will start promptly at 9:00 am ***

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to training session date.  You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at: training@ahma-psw.org

 

FHC

  • October 26, 2018 9:00 am - 5:00 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 instructions on developing company-wide policies and procedures.

The Fair Housing Compliance is a required course for NAHMA’s NAHP certification program.  All participants who complete the course will be given a voucher number to take the online exam at their location of choice.  Students are notified immediately of their test results upon completion of the exam.

Speaker: Anita Moseman

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 the following: NAHPe , SHCM, CPO, FHC and RAM.

She is a national trainer and has trained the RAM certification course, marketing, occupancy courses, tax credit courses and organizational courses for Multi Housing World, various AHMAs, 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 RockyAHMA and as a technical advisor for SHCM and HCCP. She has been recognized by various AHMA’s 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 arrive by 8:30 am for registration; Session will start promptly at 9:00 am ***

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to training session date.  You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at: training@ahma-psw.org

Webinar: Change 4 Verification

  • October 29, 2018 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.

Speaker – Anita Moseman,

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.

 

Webinar: Blended Occupancy

  • October 29, 2018 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.

Speaker – Anita Moseman, 

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.

EIV A to Z-Security, Effective Use and Compliance

  • November 13, 2018 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course has something for everyone, whether new to EIV or a seasoned EIV veteran. We will start the day with a discussion of EIV security to help you avoid problems that will result in findings and harm to your residents, as well as showing compliance with EIV Security Training requirements. We will then discuss how the EIV system works, to help you understand where the information comes from. There will also be hands on exercises to help you understand what is in each of the reports, how to use the efficiently and effectively, troubleshoot and show compliance with use of the reports. Case studies will be done and sample forms will be provided.

Speaker: Kurt Aldinger

Kurt has been with the Flagstaff Housing Authority for over 20 years, in a variety of programs. He currently oversees staff in the Public Housing and Multi Family programs. He is also currently the Vice President of Training for AHMA-PSW; and trains for AZ NAHRO.

 *** Please arrive by 8:30 am for registration; Session will start promptly at 9:00 am ***

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to training session date.  You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at: training@ahma-psw.org

Webinar: Identifying Reportable Hoarding Clues Among Older-Adults

  • November 14, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn to differentiate collecting and squalor behaviors from hoarding behaviors. This webinar session will address the impact of the new DSM-V hoarding criteria on preventive hoarding and intervention efforts. The session will provide specific intervention techniques, and discuss the importance of collaboration with housing management, pest control, and other professionals that service coordinators can generate, to support residents in recovery and removal of clutter that may be causing safety issues or potential lease violation consequences.

Learning Objectives —

Attendees will be able to:

  1. Define hoarding disorder
  2. Increase their awareness of hoarding behaviors
  3. Enhance their understanding regarding the difference between a collector, a hoarder, and squalor.
  4. Identify tips for responding to and assisting residents — develop a plan.
  5. Understand the legal frame work and responsibilities under reasonable accommodation.

Speaker: Ruben Rivera

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. In February, 2017, Ruben accepted a new opportunity to serve as the new Director of Resident Services for the Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG), one of the largest non-profit affordable housing providers in the Puget Sound area. SHAG manages 41 LIHTC communities serving over 5,000 older-adult households. He previously served for 12 years as a Senor Resident Services Manager at the King County Housing Authority. Mr. Rivera-Jackman was the recipient of the 2011 American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC)

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to training session date.  You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at: training@ahma-psw.org

Webinar: The Basic Fundamentals of Fair Housing and Section 504 Reasonable Accommodations Program Requirements

  • November 14, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Would you like to enhance your awareness and knowledge regarding the basic concepts of fair housing, understand the basic Section 504 Program Requirements, differentiate between Pets and Service Animals and Perfect your Reasonable Accommodation Policies and Procedures, then this didactic and interactive session is for you.

 Learning Objectives — Attendees will be able to:

  1. Enhance their awareness of the Federal and State Fair Housing laws.
  2. Increase their understanding of the general policy guidelines on Reasonable Accommodation and Modification and Section 504 program.
  3. Identify tools for ensuring compliance with Section 504 program rules.
  4. Implement reasonable accommodation best practices.

Speaker: Ruben Rivera

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. In February, 2017, Ruben accepted a new opportunity to serve as the new Director of Resident Services for the Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG), one of the largest non-profit affordable housing providers in the Puget Sound area. SHAG manages 41 LIHTC communities serving over 5,000 older-adult households. He previously served for 12 years as a Senor Resident Services Manager at the King County Housing Authority. Mr. Rivera-Jackman was the recipient of the 2011 American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC)

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to training session date.  You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at: training@ahma-psw.org

ACPO

  • November 15, 2018 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

NAHMA’s Advanced Issues in HUD Occupancy and Instruction to Managing Mixed-Finance Properties course is a comprehensive program designed to cover advanced topics related to working with the HUD 4350.3 Occupancy handbook, such as managing mixed-finance properties, managing corporate access to HUD secure systems, managing front-line staff in their occupancy compliance duties, and more.

Each participant will receive a copy of the NAHMA Advanced Issues in HUD Occupancy and Introduction to Managing Mixed-Finance Properties course manual.  The program is composed of a full day of classroom instructions.

After completing the course, participants will be given a voucher number to take the online exam at their location of choice.  Students are notified immediately of their test results upon completion of the exam.

Anita Moseman

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 the following: NAHPe , SHCM, CPO, FHC and RAM.

She is a national trainer and has trained the RAM certification course, marketing, occupancy courses, tax credit courses and organizational courses for Multi Housing World, various AHMAs, 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 RockyAHMA and as a technical advisor for SHCM and HCCP. She has been recognized by various AHMA’s 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 arrive by 8:30 am for registration; Session will start promptly at 9:00 am ***

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to training session date.  You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at: training@ahma-psw.org

NAHMA People Skills Webinar – “Strategic Thinking and Problem Solving”

  • November 27, 2018 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

In today’s complex, fast-paced work environment, it is more challenging than ever to stay ahead of the curve. Everyone is busy; it is easy to fall into a routine of doing what we have always done when trying to complete tasks quickly. In reality, this approach can be like running in place. It can also cause us to overlook opportunities that could help us work more efficiently, become better communicators and achieve better results.

Please join us November 27th for a 90-minute webinar as we explore what it means to become a strategic thinker and take a new approach to anticipating and solving problems.

Topics covered will include:

  • Critical thinking
  • Making decisions with greater impact
  • Understanding how to connect-the-dots
  • Please join us for this important and timely conversation!

 

Webinar: Managing the LIHTC Utility Allowance

  • December 3, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Making a mistake in the calculation or timing of a utility allowance and/or failing to analyze the effect on tenant rents can be costly. In this class, you will learn: how utility allowances affect your rents, what methods are allowed by the IRS and by your state, how they work, what makes the most sense for your property, If, when, why and how you can or should change the method you are using, how other funding sources /HUD/RD/HOME) affect your choices, your responsibilities to the tenant, to the owner, and the monitoring agency.

Speaker: Gwen Volk

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 development and management company and as chief compliance officer for a Dallas-based firm with a national portfolio. She has extensive experience in Rural Development, tax credit, bond, HOME, and Section 8 program compliance.  Gwen has twice served on NAHMA’s board of directors, twice chaired the Fair Housing Committee, is the current chair of the NAHMA/NAA joint SHCM Advisory Committee, and has served on the SHCM exam-writing committee from the start.   Since 2009 she has been a member of IREM’s Federal Housing Advisory Board.  For the past 20 years, she has also provided training and consulting services in 36 states.   Gwen holds the CPM, NAHP-e, SHCM, HCCP, CPO, FHC and RAM designations. She is a NAHMA-certified trainer for the CPO, FHC and ACPO courses and for the SHCM Blended Learning on-line certification course.  Gwen’s webinars are interactive, informative and in demand.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancellation needs to be completed 7 days prior to training session date.  You will be charged full registration if cancellation is not done within that stated period.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at: training@ahma-psw.org