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Conquering LIHTC Compliance with HCCP Exam

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018
  • 8:30 AM
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018
  • 1:30 PM
  • Cambria Suites Indianapolis Airport, 6014 Gateway Drive, Plainfield, IN 46168
  • 86


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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 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 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.
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