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Fair Housing Compliance (FHC)

Monday, April 22, 2024, 8 am – 5:00 pm
AHMA Member: $535 • Non-Members: $579 
Trainer: Gwen Volk

Seattle Convention Center
705 Pike St

Seattle, WA 98101

The Fair Housing Compliance (FHC) course is a comprehensive program offered by the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) for property management staff. NAHMA’s Fair Housing Compliance course trains managers to understand complex fair housing regulations.

Each participant will receive a copy of the NAHMA Fair Housing manual. The program is composed of classroom instruction and a two-and-a-half hour exam that the student must take within 3 weeks of receiving the voucher from the hosting AHMA. Individuals must pass this exam to obtain the FHC designation. The FHC is a requirement for NAHMA’s National Affordable Housing Professional (NAHP) certification program. Read more...

EIV Basics Webinar

Thursday, May 9, 2024, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm 
AHMA Member: $150 • Non-Members: $200
Trainer: Gwen Volk

What are the basics you need to know about EIV to do your job? More important, what do you need to know to make sure that you are doing what you need to do to try to avoid a finding or condition on your MOR (Management and Occupancy Review)?  What about all those reports? What do you really do with them?  Read more...

Basic LIHTC Compliance Webinar

Thursday, May 23, 2024, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm 
AHMA Member: $150 • Non-Members: $200
Trainer: A.J. Johnson

 For newly hired managers or those with no Tax Credit experience as well as those needing a refresher course on the basics and the latest updates. This course translates the complexity of the program into plain language that even the newest manager can understand – answering the questions: “What is a housing credit?” and “How does it differ from other programs?” The course covers eligibility (including the student rule), the application process, calculating and verifying income, maintaining compliance (including the available unit and vacant unit rule, annual recertification and more) and best practices.  Read more..

Intermediate HUD Occupancy Webinar

Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 10 am to 3:00 pm 
AHMA Member: $150 • Non-Members: $200
Trainer: Gwen Volk, InFocus Inc.

A deep dive into some of the more challenging aspects of HUD Occupancy including how to know your project type and why it matters, why 2-persons per bedroom is not always a “safe harbor”, applying the Section 8 student rule after move-in, the non-citizen rule, tips for investigating and resolving EIV income discrepancies, verifying and calculating allowances, and certification and termination during COVID 19 and beyond. Read more....

Mastering the Rural Development Program

Wednesday, June 26 and Thursday, June 27, 2024, 8 am to 5 pm Lunch included both days
Yakima Convention Center
10 North 8th Street, Yakima WA 98901

AHMA Member: $275 • Non-Members: $375 
Trainer: Zeffert

Join us for this 2 day training to successfully house those in need of Rural Development housing. This 10-hour course includes the optional online Housing Compliance Manager of Rural Development “HCM-R” designation exam.

Day one of this training will start with an overview of the RD Programs handbook HB-2-3560 and the regulation 3560. We will then cover the housing programs under section 515 including family, elderly and congregate properties, and how to maintain them. This section is followed by marketing and the application process. This includes the Civil Rights Act and the Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan (AFHMP) which covers application requirements, wait lists, and the required notices. We then discuss the project occupancy requirements on family, elderly and congregate properties, and how to calculate income (7CFR .560.153 refers to 24 CFR 5.609 & 11) and assets along with allowable deductions and determining rent.

Day two covers the Recertification process for annual recerts, recerts due because of income or occupancy changes, and ineligible tenants. Lease requirements, tenant warning and termination concludes day two with a final review of the course.

The Housing Compliance Manager for RD Exam (HCM-R) is an open book exam with 100 questions. You will be given up to three hours to complete the exam on the second day and will need a score of 67% or higher to pass. Those who pass will receive their HCM-R designation. Read more...

Advanced Issues of Tax Credit Compliance Webinar

Thursday, August 15, 2024, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm 
AHMA Member: $150 • Non-Members: $200
Trainer: A.J. Johnson

This course is for those individuals with advanced Tax Credit experience.  The course dives deeper into:

• The IRS & Compliance
• Extended Use Agreements
• Calculation of Credits
• Critical timeframes
• Placed In Service
• Important forms 


Bundled Trainings

AHMA of Wa is pleased to announce the launch of 2 course bundles. We have taken our most popular webinars and combined them into powerful training bundles – saving you time and money while making sure you get the resources you need.

Bundle and save
Whether you are new to affordable housing and learning your role, or you are looking to strengthen your core skills within your organization, Bundled Learning from AHMA of WA provides the perfect combination of courses to jumpstart your path to success. Find out if Bundled Learning from AHMA of WA is the right fit for you.

New Hire Bundle - $299

Rural Development Bundle - $299