Trainings

NOTE:  To receive the member rate, members need to log in to the website before registering for a training.  Only the non-member rate will be available if you are not signed in.  Please do not proceed as a prospect if you are a member.  If you need assistance, please contact AHMA/ARHC staff at [email protected] 

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

Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) Income Discrepancy Reports Webinar

Thursday, October 22nd, 9:00 am to 10:30 am (PDT)
AHMA Member:
 $99 • Non-Members: $139  
Trainer:  Anita Moseman

Learning to resolve EIV discrepancies can be a confusing task for managers. This EIV webinar will break down each EIV report and explain how to resolve the discrepancies found in EIV. Students will learn how to document the discrepancies in the tenant file and see examples of each report from EIV...Read more

Income Calculations in Times of Uncertainty: Move-ins, Annual Recertifications and Interim Certifications  Webinar

Wednesday, October 28th, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (PDT)
AHMA Member:
 $60 • Non-Members: $100  
Trainer: Heather Staggs

Many people have experienced dramatic changes in their income as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Some people’s income has increased due to the nature of their employment or have temporarily increased as a result. Others have experienced a decrease in income due to a reduction in hours or termination of employment.  So how do we calculate their income when conducting a certification? Does it matter if it’s a move-in, annual or interim certification?   Does it matter if this is for HUD or Tax Credit purposes?  We will discuss these questions, as well as address calculating unemployment benefits, regular family contributions, and guidance on how to treat money people may receive due to Federal and State COVID-19 related initiatives to stabilize the economy and/or keep people from losing their housing...Read more

Rural Development Essentials Webinar

Tuesday, October 27th, 10:00 am to 11:30 am (PDT)
AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100  
Trainer:  Joseph Henry CPM, HCCP, PCS-LIHTC PRO, PCS-HUD PRO, PCS-RD PRO, Professional Compliance Solutions LLC

This 90 minute webinar covers the application process, civil rights and marketing, income, assets, and deductions. Join Joseph Henry and Professional Compliance Solutions for an in depth understanding of how to stay in compliance with the rules related to handbook 2 3560...Read more

COVID-19 Communication Challenges with Staff and Residents & Tools to Address Them Webinar

Tuesday, November 10th, 10:00 am to 11:30 am (PDT)
AHMA Member:
 $60 • Non-Members: $100  
Trainer: Dr. Rachel Piltch-Loeb

We are in a unique time where the science related to COVID-19 is continuing to evolve, and therefore the policies and expectations of property management companies is also evolving. This makes for an incredibly confusing and challenging environment, especially when you are responsible for communicating with your staff and residents. This training will include three parts designed to address this challenge...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

Specialist in Housing Credit Management® (SHCM®) certification 
Online Prep Course with SHCM Exam Option

November 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th
8:00am-11:00am PST
Members: $449 Non-Members: $599
(cost includes the SHCM Exam but does not include the $110 SHCM Application fee)
Trainer: Heather Staggs
Presented in partnership with Rocky AHMA

The Specialist in Housing Credit Management® (SHCM®) certification has been developed by the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) especially for management professionals involved with properties developed and operated under the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. The SHCM is designed by management professionals for management professionals to ensure they have attained the knowledge, experience and competence required to excel in the housing credit property management industry....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...