ExpiredWebinar: Managing the LIHTC Utility Allowance

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  • 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.

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