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] 

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

Holiday Blues - Understanding the Unique Behavioral Challenges Associated with Untreated Mental Health Conditions Webinar 

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

Verification Techniques that Promote Accuracy Webinar

Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 8 am to 10 am  

AHMA Member: $60 • Non-Members: $100
Trainer: Jenny DeSilva, Blueprint Housing

This intermediate level class is designed for leasing staff that regularly verify income, assets, and expenses. Are your verification forms effectively gathering the information you need? Are you asking the right questions? Have you incorporated the updated verification hierarchy into your recertifications? Are you continuing to see EIV income discrepancies, year after year, but don’t know why?
In this energizing session, you will learn new, easy to use techniques to improve the accuracy of verifications to support accurate 50059 calculations. Read more...

Preparing for a LIHTC Management Review Webinar

Thursday, December 10, 2020, 8 am to 9 am  

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

Please join us for this high demand training where we will discuss various file compliance procedures you need to keep in mind when running your LIHTC. We will teach you how to self-audit your resident files in order to be better prepared for what TDHCA is most likely to evaluate during their management review, and what you need to do to ensure a quick and problem-free review. Additionally, we will review the various resident file set-up technique options. Valuable takeaways include, how to self-audit for mistakes or miscalculations. We will also provide several different self-audit file review checklists and other tools to ensure your resident files are organized and complete, along with recommendations on how to correct non-compliance if it is discovered during your self-audit. Lastly, we will discuss the timing and the process of programmatic management reviews for the Low-Income Housing Credit (LIHC) properties. Read more...

Medical Deductions Webinar

Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 8 am to 9:30 am  

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

Focus: If I buy my medications in Mexico, can I deduct the trip as a medical expense? Using the handbook language, numerous examples and a case study, this course covers the who, what, why and how of the medical deduction. who qualifies, what does, does not, and/or sometimes counts, how to verify, how to calculate expense and the final deduction. Read more...