Trainings

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Reasonable Accommodations: Pet Policy vs Service/Companion Animals Webinar

Thursday, July 9, 2020, 10 am to 11:30 am

AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Ruben Rivera-Jackman

Many fair housing violations are related to not implementing reasonable accommodations policies and procedures accurately. It is important that affordable and public housing providers understand the fundamentals of Section 504 to avoid any violations and limit litigation. It is vital that housing providers understand the fair housing regulations regarding pet and service/companion animals.  Read more...

VAWA Webinar

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 10 am to 11:30 am

AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Gwen Volk

VAWA expired in December and renewal legislation is pending. New protections are included in HR 6545 – the proposed reauthorization bill. Find out what VAWA expiration and reauthorization will mean for your property. We will review the current requirements and discuss the challenging issues facing managers. Find out about the status of the proposed form revisions and HUD’s candid answers to real-world dilemmas you encounter. Current RD guidance will be discussed along with an update on what the state agencies are doing to implement VAWA on their tax credit sites. We will review the latest additions to your state(s) laws regarding domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking and close with an updated list of “Actions Needed” for each type of property covered by the law.  Read more...

Advanced Legal Seminar - Western Wa Issues - Changed to a webinar

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, Part 1, 10 am to 11:30 am; Part 2, 1 pm to 2:30 pm

AHMA Member: $175 • Non-Members: $225  
Trainer: Randy Redford, Puckett & Redford

Join us for a 2-part webinar that will cover general landlord tenant law and evictions for Washington, including VAWA, service animals, screening, move in and out procedures, rule changes, maintenance and tax credit and section 8 housing. Read more...

Advanced Legal Seminar - Eastern Wa Issues - Changed to a webinar

Thursday, September 24, 2020, Part 1, 10 am to 11:30 am; Part 2, 1 pm to 2:30 pm

AHMA Member: $175 • Non-Members: $225
Trainer: Eric Steven, P.S., Attorney at Law

Join us for a 2-part webinar that will cover general landlord tenant law and evictions for Washington, including VAWA, service animals, screening, move in and out procedures, rule changes, maintenance and tax credit and section 8 housing. Special emphasis on Eastern Washington issues. Read more...

How to Detect Resident and Applicant Fraud Webinar

Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 10 am to 11:30 am

AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Heather Staggs
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. In this webinar we will give you tips on how to detect fraud and what to look for on applications, questionnaires, resident provided documents and 3rd party verifications. We will discuss 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...Read more

Combined Funding Challenges: Student Eligibility, Over-Income, and Rents/UA Webinar

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 10 am to 11:30 am

AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Gwen Volk
An overview of the areas of difference when LITHC, HOME, Section 8, Bond, and RD programs are blended plus a closer look at managing the differences in student eligibility rules, treatment of over-income households, and rent calculation...Read more

Understanding the Unique Behavioral Challenges Associated with Untreated Mental Health Conditions Webinar (Special emphasis on the Holidays)

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 10 am to 11:30 am

AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer:  Ruben Rivera-Jackman

This session will provide basic information regarding mental health conditions and the behaviors associated with untreated mental health conditions and provide strategies for addressing such behaviors in independent living communities...Read more

Screening Your Residents without Being too Restrictive Webinar

Thursday, February 27, 2020, 10 am to 11:30 am  This webinar will be rescheduled for later this year

AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Heather Staggs

In this webinar, we will discuss the best way to keep the balance while screening your residents. We will offer tips on how to keep the high-risk applicants out of your property, while admitting qualified applicants. You certainly do not want to disqualify applicants simply because your screening criteria is too restrictive.  This session is centered on different types of affordable housing requirements which must be observed, as well as optional screening criteria that should be considered. By reviewing your internal applicant selection process, you may be able to reduce the number of evictions all while increasing occupancy at your property. Read more...