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AFFORDABLE HOUSING ASSOCIATION OF INDIANA

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Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Webinar
    Register

    This SPECTRUM SEMINARS, Inc. Rural Development (RD) 515 Training and S.T.A.R. Certification course is a comprehensive training on the Rural Development 515 Program leading to receiving the S.T.A.R. Rural Development certification.

    The Spectrum Training Award Recipient (S.T.A.R.) may be earned by passing a certification exam after completing the Rural Development 515 course. The seminar covers handbook income, eligibility and occupancy issues, the 3560-8 Tenant Certification and the 3560 Handbook Regulations.

    The STAR test will be taken online after the class. The test would be assigned to the participant and they will have a 1 to 2 week time period to complete it.

    S.T.A.R. AGENDA

    DAY ONE - March 20, 2018

    9:00 Introduction, Review of Seminar Agenda and Materials/Legislative Update; Overview of 3650 – New Policies for Management Assets
    10:15 Coffee break
    10:30 Assets continued, Definitions of Income
    NOON Lunch on your Own
    1:15 pm Exempted Income
    1:30 Allowance & Adjusted Income; Income limits & Eligibility
    2:30 Break
    2:45 RD 3560-8 Tenant Certification; SPECTRUM back-up Worksheet
    4:00 Submission of Tenant Certs; Penalties; Recertification Issues: When to Recertify, When Recertification is not required; Failure to recertify tenant Fraud
    5:00 Day One ends

    DAY TWO - March 21, 2018

    9:00 Day One Review / Q and A
    9:00 Occupancy Requirements; RD Occupancy & Eligibility; Affirmative Fair
    Housing Plans
    10:00 Coffee break
    10:15 The Fair Housing Amendment Act of 1998; Section 504 Requirements
    NOON Lunch on your Own
    1:15 pm Other Occupancy Issues: VAWA, Students in RD 515 Housing, Renting to Ineligibles, Continuing Eligibility, Application Requirements & Waiting Lists, Tenant Selection & Rejection/Grievance Procedures, Leasing & Security Deposits/Pet Rules, Termination of Tenancy/Eviction
    2:45 Break
    3:00 Overview/Q&A
    4:00 Seminar completes

    Meet Steve

    Steve Rosenblatt began his career in Affordable Housing 40 Years ago (1978-2017). He has had the opportunity to help develop and manage thousands of units of affordable housing in his home state of Maine and has consulted on thousands more across the US and its territories.

    Steve has been offering trainings for USDA since 1986, Tax Credits since 1987 and Fair Housing 504 since 1989. In his career, he has trained over 100,000 people including developers, managers, accountants, investors and State and Federal Agency staff.

    He has just premiered his latest class Bring It Together (B.I.T.). With so many Laws (FH, 504, ADA, Violence Against Women Act, State Landlord Tenant Act) and many different programs in today’s affordable marketplace: RD 515, HUD 4350.3 Programs – Section 8, 202, 236, 811 – HOME and Lowe income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)…How to know what laws, regulations and rules apply.

    Spectrum Seminars Inc.

    Spectrum Seminars offers informative and entertaining seminars, taught by Steve Rosenblatt. Seminars and consulting provide valuable information for property owners and managers, developers, syndicators, asset managers, accountants, private corporations, and government agencies.

    • Thursday, March 22, 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • Friday, March 23, 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • WEBINAR
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    C3P is a certification course focusing on all aspects of marketing and management of projects involved with the Low Income Housing Tax Credit. The seminar includes case studies for HUD, Rural Development or conventional properties with a detailed discussion of IRS regulations, income limits and recapture issues. The seminar includes eligibility, rent calculations and restrictions, continuing compliance, and discussions of IRS final regulations on compliance monitoring.

    An exam at the end of training will give attendees an opportunity to earn their nationally recognized C3P designation. Tax Credit compliance is essential to IRS Section 42 requirements and the monitoring of State Agencies Certification will demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of this complicated program.

    The C3P test will be taken online after the class. The test would be assigned to the participant and they will have a 1 to 2 week time period to complete it.

    C3P AGENDA

    DAY ONE - March 22, 2018
    8:15 AM Registration: Coffee/Continental Breakfast
    9:00 Introduction, Review of Materials, Discussion of “Brown Book”, Section 42
    Glossary of Terms, Program Basics, Essential Compliance Checklist, the Four Sets of Rules
    10:15 Coffee Break
    10:30 Placed in Service, The Section 8 Requirement, Monitoring/Compliance, 9/92 IRS Final Monitoring Regs, Non-Compliance/8823 Form, Administrative & Tenant File Set-Up
    NOON Lunch on Your Own
    1:15 PM Eligible Basis – 9% and 4% Details, Recapture/Credit Period, Compliance period, Extended Use, Qualified Basis
    2:15 Break
    2:30 Minimum Set-Aside, Initial Compliance, Other Set-Asides/HOME
    2:50 Break
    4:00 Vacant Unit Rule, Income Limits, Calculating Income Limits
    5:00 Day One Ends

    DAY TWO - March 23, 2018
    8:00 AM Coffee/Continental Breakfast
    9:00 Definitions of Income, Assets Verification Requirements Overview
    4350.3 Revision 1, Move-in Certification, Recertification
    9:45 Coffee Break
    10:00 Tenant Selection Criteria, Conflicts with Other Programs, Waiting Lists, Leasing Issues, Commercial Space
    11:00 Break
    11:15 Medical Use, Staff Units, Students
    11:45 Lunch on Your Own
    1:00 PM Fair Housing/504 and Tax Credit Properties, Familial Status Issues, Elderly Housing, Transfers, Continuing Eligibility – 140% Rule
    2:15 Break
    2:30 Rent Calculation, Utility Allowance, Subsidy/Overage, Budgeting, Summary
    3:20 Break
    4:45 Seminar Completion

    Meet Steve

    Steve Rosenblatt began his career in Affordable Housing 40 Years ago (1978-2017). He has had the opportunity to help develop and manage thousands of units of affordable housing in his home state of Maine and has consulted on thousands more across the US and its territories.

    Steve has been offering trainings for USDA since 1986, Tax Credits since 1987 and Fair Housing 504 since 1989. In his career, he has trained over 100,000 people including developers, managers, accountants, investors and State and Federal Agency staff.

    He has just premiered his latest class Bring It Together (B.I.T.). With so many Laws (FH, 504, ADA, Violence Against Women Act, State Landlord Tenant Act) and many different programs in today’s affordable marketplace: RD 515, HUD 4350.3 Programs – Section 8, 202, 236, 811 – HOME and Lowe income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)…How to know what laws, regulations and rules apply.

    Spectrum Seminars Inc.

    Spectrum Seminars offers informative and entertaining seminars, taught by Steve Rosenblatt. Seminars and consulting provide valuable information for property owners and managers, developers, syndicators, asset managers, accountants, private corporations, and government agencies.

    • Saturday, March 24, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Webinar
    Register

    WEBINAR - New Site Manager Basics for Rural Development Properties

    Excellent training for new Managers, Regional Mangers, and Nonprofit Board Members taught by Tina Squires, AHAIN Past President.

    This class is designed to familiarize and explain the Rural Development Program to new managers, regional managers or nonprofit board members. Tina will discuss RD Handbook 3560 policies and procedures, including terminology, basic 515 program requirements, income limits, utility allowances, applications, waiting list requirements, issuing RA, certification procedures, verification procedures, required forms and assembling complete tenant file. This program is designed to define, as well as highlight:

    • Income
    • Assets
    • RD Handbook 3560
    • Terminology
    • Utility Allowances
    • Waiting list requirements
    • Allowable deductions for the RD 515 program
    • Verification training
    • Due diligence
    • How to calculate 30% of the adjusted monthly income
    • Qualified rent payment
    The Webinar offers live interactive training without leaving the comfort of your office or home. You have the freedom to interact and ask questions with Tina without the time and expense of traveling. All you need is a computer with reliable high speed internet and speakers. Or you may use a microphone or call in on your telephone.

    At the conclusion of the training and completion of brief test you will receive a certificate of attendance.
    • Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • Thursday, April 19, 2018
    • 1:30 PM
    • Cambria Suites Indianapolis Airport, 6014 Gateway Drive, Plainfield, IN 46168
    • 96
    Register

    This comprehensive LIHTC Compliance course offers the tax credit manager in depth training, as well as the opportunity to take an exam to earn the nationally recognized designation: “Housing Credit Certified Professional” (HCCP).

    An optional, “Housing Certified Compliance Professional” (HCCP) exam will be offered on the third day of this training course. The HCCP exam is offered separately from the course and is open to anyone who would like to take it. The HCCP is a specialized designation through the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) for developers, property managers, asset managers and others working in the affordable housing field through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program.

    Requirements for achieving the HCCP designation:

    • Successful completion of the HCCP exam
    • Minimum of two years' experience in the LIHTC industry by graduation (Those who fail to meet this requirement may consider themselves an HCCP-Candidate until reaching two years of experience.)
    • A total of 10 hours of LIHTC training
    • Adherence to the HCCP Code of Ethics

    Please visit www.nahb.org to learn more about this valuable designation. 

    Agenda for Day 1 – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    • Determining household composition
    • Verification and documentation requirements
    • Calculating income from assets
    • Calculating earned income
    • Calculating unearned income
    • Eligible student household requirements
    • Lease requirements
    • Annual recertifications
    Agenda for Day 2 – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Annual credit calculation
    • Minimum set aside
    • Income and rent limits
    • Important deadlines
    • Monitoring requirements
    • Acquisition/rehab
    • IRS forms review
    • Identifying and correcting issues of non-compliance 
     Agenda for Day 3 – 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    • Review
    • Exam Testing

    The Instructor:

    Amanda Lee Gross, Director of Compliance Training, E&A Team

    Amanda Gross has over sixteen years of hard-won, real-world knowledge and experience in all aspects of affordable housing and has leveraged that experience into becoming a nationally recognized trainer.

    Amanda’s areas of expertise include the following programs: LIHTC, RD, HUD, HOME, Tax-Exempt Bond Compliance, and Fair Housing.

    Of special note: Amanda was the 2014 HCCP of the year!  
     

    Important Details for Attendees

    1. You will receive a comprehensive 160 page course manual that can be used as a desk reference long after the course has ended and a highlighter pen combo.

    2. Please bring:  A calculator, notepaper, and post-it notes for tagging key pages 

    3. The optional exam:  The three hour, proctored HCCP exam is an SAT style, multiple choice exam with a “best answer” format.  It is designed for current LIHTC professionals and covers management, development, compliance, and Section 42 policy.  Visit www.nahb.org for more information on the HCCP certification process.

    4. Meals: Coffee will be available in the classroom by 7:45 a.m. each morning. Lunch will be on your own on Tuesday and Wednesday. If you have special dietary needs, you might want to bring your own snacks.

    5. CEU hours:  The two day lecture course fulfils 14 CEU hours for those holding either a real estate broker or a property management license.
    • Thursday, April 19, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Cobblestone, 160 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077


    • Thursday, May 24, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Cobblestone, 160 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077


    • Thursday, September 20, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Cobblestone, 160 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077


    • Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Embassy Suites, Noblesville/Indianapolis Conference Center, 13700 Conference Center Drive South, Noblesville, IN 46060


    • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • Thursday, October 18, 2018
    • 4:30 PM (EDT)
    • Embassy Suites by Hilton, Noblesville Indianapolis Conference Center, 13700 Conference Center Drive South, Noblesville, Indiana 46060
    Register

    Building Relationships. Providing Homes.

    The 2018 Affordable Housing Conference and Annual Meeting offers something for everyone! We’ll hear from industry experts from across the nation! Toni Blake, Scott P. Moore, Angelita Fisher, Matt Rayburn, and Doug Wright just to name a few!

    Multiple Tracks: Property Managers, Owners/Developers, Leadership, Maintenance, and Social.

    Networking: Multiple opportunities to network with your friends from across the Midwest!

    The 2018 Affordable Housing Conference and Annual Meeting is Co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (RD) and the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority (IHCDA).

    EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 17, 2018

    • AHAIN Member Price $249

    • General Public Price $349

    DON'T MISS IT! REGISTER TODAY!


    • Thursday, November 15, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Cobblestone, 160 S. Main Street, Zionsville, IN 46077


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