Conquering HUD Compliance w/ A.C.E Certification - Virtual Class

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Conquering HUD Compliance w/ A.C.E Certification - Virtual Class

HUD Compliance Certification​ Course on eligibility, from processing applications, income, assets, leasing, and student status.

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  • 1 day 6 hours
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Conquer Multi-Family HUD Compliance

Created by Amanda Lee Gross, the “Conquering HUD Multi-Family Compliance” is a two-day, 11- hour course specially designed to assist affordable housing professionals in conquering HUD project compliance.

Amanda Lee delves deep into HUD’s laws and regulations, while also providing real world examples with practical application. This engaging and interactive session utilizes numerous examples and exercises to ensure attendees complete the session with a thorough comprehension of how not only how to maintain project compliance, but why it is so important to do so.

Earn a Accredited Compliance Expert (A.C.E) Designation

The A.C.E. is a specialized designation for affordable housing management professionals working with HUD's Multi-Family programs. Professionals holding this designation have a demonstrable and thorough understanding of determining household eligibility and rent for HUD's Multi-Family Housing programs.

The A.C.E certification exam is an optional online exam that can be taken anytime within 2 weeks after the conclusion of the course.

Conquering HUD Compliance with A.C.E Certification Exam Agenda

Day 1, Part 1: Program Eligibility

  1. Income Limits & Household Size
  2. Social Security Numbers
  3. Consent Forms
  4. Sole Residency Requirement
  5. Citizenship Requirements
  6. Student Eligibility

Day 1, Part 2: Project Eligibility

  1. Elderly/Disabled Projects
  2. Remaining Members
  3. Elderly/Disabled Preferences
  4. Occupancy Standards
  5. Definitions of Elderly & Disabled

Day 1, Part 3: Tenant Selection & Processing

  1. Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing
  2. Waiting List Requirements
  3. Tenant Selection
  4. Applications
  5. Interviews

Day 1, Part 4: Verification Requirements

  1. Methods of Verification
  2. Term of Verifications
  3. Intro to EIV
  4. EIV Security Requirements
  5. Overview of EIV Reports

Day 1, Part 5: Determining Income

  1. Method of Determining Income
  2. Overview of Income Inclusions
  3. Overview of Income Exclusions
  4. Earned Income Sources
  5. Unearned Income Sources

Day 2, Part 1: Determining Asset Income

  1. Introduction to Assets
  2. Asset Inclusions & Exclusions
  3. Imputing Asset Income
  4. Disposed Assets
  5. Review of Common Assets

Day 2, Part 2: Adjusted Income

  1. Dependent Deduction
  2. Childcare Expenses
  3. Disability Expenses
  4. Elderly/Disabled Deduction
  5. Medical Expenses

Day 2, Part 3: Rent & Security Deposit Requirements

  1. Rent Terminology
  2. Rent & Assistance Payment Formulas
  3. Rent and Fee Requirements
  4. Gross Rent Changes
  5. Security Deposits

Day 2, Part 4: Certification Processing & Lease Requirements

  1. Certification Forms
  2. Required Leases & Forms
  3. Annual Recertification
  4. Interim Recertification
  5. Repayment Agreements

Day 2, Part 5: Termination

  1. Termination of Assistance
  2. Termination of Tenancy

Note: There may be areas of training where an overview will be provided. Areas that are not covered in full detail during the training will be provided as supplemental information.

Meet Amanda Lee Gross

Ms. Gross has eighteen years of hard-won, real-world knowledge and experience in all aspects of the affordable housing industry. She has learned the affordable housing industry from the ground up, starting as a site manager, eventually rising to the position of Compliance Director for a multi-state, 5,000+ unit management company. Ms. Gross has leveraged that experience and became a nationally recognized expert trainer in Fair Housing, LIHTC, RD, HUD, and HOME. Over the last eight years, she has conducted hundred of training nationwide, and has provided consulting services to State Housing Finance Agencies, Public Housing Authorities, management companies, and developers.

Ms. Gross is a featured speaker at numerous industry events every year. She also provides custom-tailored trainings to private organizations who understanding that highly-trained staff are more effective and better able to protect the assets and reputation of companies. She also works in a consulting capacity, advising clients in the development of their policies and procedures, optimizing project compliance performance, and addressing audit findings. Ms. Gross's areas of expertise focus on the following programs:

  • Fair Housing
  • Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program
  • USDA/RD Rental Housing Program
  • HUD Multifamily Housing Programs
  • HOME Investment Partnership Program
  • Tax-Exempt Bond Compliance

A Professional Training Experience

At All US Housing Consultants Workshops and Certification Courses, Attendees are guaranteed:

  • Easy to Follow Printed Materials and Reference Guidebooks for in-person training classes and a PDF Training /Reference Manual for all virtual classes
  • Professional Trainers with more than 10 years of experience as a trainer/speaker
  • A Relaxed and Fun Training Environment