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] 

Understanding Property Maintenance Webinar

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 10 am to 11:30 am  

AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Joseph Henry CPM, HCCP, PCS-LIHTC PRO, PCS-HUD PRO, PCS-RD PRO
Professional Compliance Solutions LLC

Understanding the requirements of Property Maintenance is a must. Protecting yourself, your company, and the industry comes down to keeping your property viable in the programs. Join Joseph Henry and Professional Compliance Solutions as we take a close look at work orders, energy efficiency, tenant complaints, responding to calls, inspections, and preventative maintenance. Read more...

ARE YOU PREPARED? Webinar - Rescheduled from Jan 20

Thursday, January 28, 2021, 10:00 am to 11:30 am (PDT)
AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100  
Trainer:  Michael Alexander

Every property should be prepared for emergencies. It is a Best Business practice to have an established plan available for review by staff and residents as well as the company for which you work. Your company may already have an “disaster plan”. This class is based on what is required in the 4350.1 HUD Handbook (Multifamily Asset Management and Project Servicing), Chapter 38. HUD is currently re-writing this chapter. You will receive a generic template plan that you will be able to adjust to your property needs. It also contains some Pre-Disaster plans. Read more...

AHMA Member Virtual Connections Event - ESDS

Thursday, January 28 at 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Free to AHMA Members

The Department of Commerce has extended the Public Comment Period for the draft 4.0 version of the Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard (ESDS) to 11:59 pm on February 12th, 2021. This will allow the Committee time to consider all comments received and finalize and publish ESDS v4.0, in time for developers to design and prepare applications for their 2021 affordable housing projects.

AHMA of WA is holding a virtual session to discuss the ESDS.  Please join us from 12 noon- 1pm on January 28.  Read more...

Basic HUD Occupancy Webinar

Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 8 am to 12:00 noon

AHMA Member: $125 • Non-Members: $175
Trainer:  Gwen Volk

For newly hired managers or those with no HUD experience as well as those needing a refresher course on the basics and the latest updates. This course covers eligibility requirements, the application process, resident selection and wait list, calculating and verifying income and allowances, annual and interim adjustments, and best practices. Mini-quizzes and case studies are included to reinforce the learning. Students will need a current copy of the 4350.3 Rev.1.

This course will offer a 4-hour interactive Zoom meeting training session. Each participant will receive the Zoom meeting credentials and handout(s) via email the day before the course.  Read more...

Indoor Air Quality Webinar

Thursday, February 11, 2021, 10 am to 11:30 am

AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Scott Ployer, CPM, MFE, CGPM, NAHP-e

Indoor Air Quality provides participants an overview of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ} standards and associated environmental impacts in affordable housing. Participants will be better able to identify indoor air pollutants and/or hazards and develop a process to eliminate them. Read more...

Understanding RD Compliance Webinar

Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 10 am to 11:30 am  

AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Joseph Henry CPM, HCCP, PCS-LIHTC PRO, PCS-HUD PRO, PCS-RD PRO
Professional Compliance Solutions LLC

Dive into the 3560 with Joseph Henry and PCS for an indepth look at the regulations including income, assets, and deductions. A complete review of the handbook 2 3560 is crucial to keeping your property in great compliance. Read more...

Fair Housing Training for Front-line Staff

Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 10 am to 11:30 am

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

Few things can be as time consuming, exasperating, and as expensive as defending a Fair Housing complaint. This basic session will give a general overview of Fair Housing legislation history and will identify the 7 federally protected classes. You will learn how to avoid Fair Housing inconsistencies and pitfalls that are often unintentionally included in advertising, as well as the connection between the Violence Against Woman Act (VAWA) and fair housing. Learn about the most common complaints and how an “innocent comment” can turn into a discrimination complaint. We will also discuss how to be “reasonable” with reasonable accommodation requests while following your company policies and procedures to maintain consistency. Practical communication guidelines and other day-to-day issues that can lead to Fair Housing complaints will be covered.  Read more...

Reducing Fair Housing Claims by Providing Exceptional Customer Service

Thursday, February 25, 2021, 12 noon to 1:30 pm

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

This interactive and didactic webinar session will provide housing services providers with an enhanced understanding of the importance of providing good customer service and strategies for developing safe relationships with residents while staying within fair housing guidelines.  Read more...

Understanding LIHTC with RD Webinar

Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 10 am to 11:30 am  

AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Joseph Henry CPM, HCCP, PCS-LIHTC PRO, PCS-HUD PRO, PCS-RD PRO
Professional Compliance Solutions LLC

Understand how to handle documentation when your property is layered with Tax Credits. This combined programs training will explain where the problems might arise, and how to make sure of compliance for both program types. Read more...

AHMA Member Virtual Connections Event 

Wednesday, March 10 at 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Free to AHMA Members

AHMA of WA is excited to bring more virtual events to our members. Join us 12 noon- 1pm on March 10 for the next Member Virtual Connections. The topic for this session is Rural Development issues.  We will be discussing budgets and impacts of the moratorium, the possibility of interim budgets post moratorium, and issues with owner's return due to the moratorium. 

These Zoom conversations are designed to virtually connect you with your peers to discuss affordable housing management issues. We will share best practices, resources and discuss issues that impact those in affordable housing management.  Read more....

Basic Tax Credit Webinar

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 8 am to 12:00 noon

AHMA Member: $125 • Non-Members: $175
Trainer:  Gwen Volk

 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. Mini-quizzes and case studies are included to reinforce the learning. Students will need a calculator.

This course will offer a 4-hour interactive Zoom meeting training session. Each participant will receive the Zoom meeting credentials and handout(s) via email the day before the course. Read more...

Intermediate HUD Occupancy Webinar

Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 8 am to 12:00 noon

AHMA Member: $125 • Non-Members: $175
Trainer: Gwen Volk

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.

This course will offer a 4-hour interactive Zoom meeting training session. Each participant will receive the Zoom meeting credentials and handout(s) via email the day before the course. Read more....

Qualifying Households – Workshop Webinar

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 10 am to 11:30 am  

AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Joseph Henry CPM, HCCP, PCS-LIHTC PRO, PCS-HUD PRO, PCS-RD PRO
Professional Compliance Solutions LLC

Experience with Joseph Henry and Professional Compliance Solutions a hands on, real world workshop where we will understand calculating all types of income and asset sources. You do not want to miss this interactive workshop. Practice makes BETTER!  Read more..

Safety Planning: Minimizing Impacts to Operations Webinar

Thursday, May 13, 2021, 10 am to 11:30 am

AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Scott Ployer, CPM, MFE, CGPM, NAHP-e

Safety Planning: Minimizing Impacts to Operations will provide participants with an overview of the required components of an effective, well-managed safety management program. Whether you are developing a new safety program and want to know what to include or you want additional information on how to improve your existing day-to-day safety culture, we will provide insight and a proven industry experience on how to accomplish this task. We will discuss how to prepare for a variety of emergencies and yes…now even for a pandemic. Safety management is an ongoing process requiring continuous improvements. Learn how you can play a vital role in achieving its success. Read more...