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 staff at [email protected] 

Legislative Update Webinar - Just Cause

Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm
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HMA Member Registration fees: $25  Trainer:  Brett Waller, Director of Government Affairs, WMFHA

AHMA of Washington is presenting a webinar that will discuss changes made in the 2021 Legislative session. Register today for this session to learn more about the Just Cause eviction laws passed in the 2021 legislative session. Read more...

LIHTC Unit Eligibility

Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Heather Wezensky

This is Part 2 of 4 Classes. This class with deal with:

  • Minimum Set Aside
  • Qualified basis
  • Rent and utility allowance
  • Amenities and Services
  • Non-Transient Occupancy
  • Important Rules  Read more

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Training Webinar

Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 10 am to 11:30 am
AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Heather Wezensky

In this session, we will focus on ins and outs of how VAWA affects your day-to-day management decisions. The original VAWA law as well as the 2013 Re-authorization Act will be the basis for our discussion. We will also review the owner and management agent’s responsibilities under the law and what you need to do to maintain compliance while keeping you, your staff, and your residents safe. Read more...

The Elephant in the Room: Non-Smoking Policies: Best Practices Webinar

Thursday, July 15, 2021, 12 noon to 1:00 pm
AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer:  Ruben Rivera-Jackman
Second hand smoke contains more than 4,000 substances, several of which are known to cause cancer in humans and animals. The benefits of implementing non-smoking policies in affordable housing communities far outweigh the arguments of smokers to be allowed to smoke in their housing unit. Read more...

LIHTC Applicant Eligibility/Certification

Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Heather Wezensky

This is part 3 of 4 classes. This class will deal with:

  • Inclusions and exclusions of income and assets
  • Knowledge of rules of calculation of income
  • Knowledge of who qualifies as a household member
  • Student households
  • Knowledge of application process
  • Knowledge of interview process
  • Knowledge of the verification process
  • Income limits and maximum rents

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Reasonable Accommodations: Pet Policy vs Service/Companion Animals Webinar

Thursday, August 19, 2021, 12 noon to 1:00 pm
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...

Green Operations and Maintenance Webinar

Thursday, September 9, 2021, 10 am to 11:30 am
AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Scott Ployer, CPM, MFE, CGPM, NAHP-e

Course Overview

Green Operations and Maintenance provides an overview of basic green and sustainable concepts and Operations and Maintenance (O&M} principles for affordable housing. Its content provides a stepping-off point to develop a site-specific green and sustainable O&M program that follows U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requirements.

This class provides guidance in preparing a Green O&M Plan. This guidance will tie together the previous sessions and make clear how all of them work in concert, interact with and support these procedures in a cohesive working plan. Read more...

LIHTC MONITORING AND COMPLIANCE

Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Heather Wezensky

This is part 4 of 4 classes. This class will deal with:

  • State Compliance Monitoring
  • Owner submission of date to the state agency
  • Annual owner’s certifications of continuing program compliance
  • Tenant file reviews and on-site physical property inspections
  • Preparation for the on-site physical inspection
  • Preparing for the file and desk audit
  • File organization
  • The 8823 Guide
  • Investor/syndicator required reporting

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Section 504 Fundamentals: Reasonable Accommodations and General Fair Housing Guidelines Webinar

Thursday, September 16, 2021, 12 noon to 1:00 pm

AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100

Would you like to enhance your awareness and knowledge regarding the basic concepts of fair housing? Understand the basic Section 504 Program Requirements?, differentiate between Pets and Service Animals? and enhance your Reasonable Accommodation Policies and Procedures?, then this didactic and interactive session is for you. Read more...

Advanced Legal Seminar - Western Wa Issues

Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 9 am to 3 pm, Radisson Seattle Airport, 18118 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA 98188

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

Join us for a day long training 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

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 9 am to 3 pm, Location:  Doubletree Spokane City Center, 322 N Spokane Falls Ct, Spokane, WA 99201

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

Join us for aa day long training 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...

Safety Planning: Minimizing Impacts to Operations Webinar

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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...