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Conquering USDA RD Compliance Livestream 2/16 - 2/18/22

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USDA/RD Compliance Certification​ Course on eligibility, from processing applications, income, assets, leasing, and student status

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Conquer USDA/RD Compliance

Live, Webinar Training

This is a 3 day course - 4 hours each day 2/16, 2/17 and 2/18/22

Learn How to Conquer Rural Development Compliance

USDA Rural Development (RD) training seminars provide detail and information that is vital to ensure proper compliance. USDA/RD provides safe and affordable housing for the nation’s most vulnerable families living in rural areas. In order to help these vital housing programs, remain intact, owners/agents need to do their part by operating their properties in accordance with current USDA/RD regulations. However, with the ever-changing housing regulations, maintaining compliance can become a challenge. Yet, failing to maintain compliance can result in dire consequences for the owner, the project and, most importantly, can negatively affect the tenants.

Amanda Lee Gross developed the “Conquering USDA Rural Development Compliance” course to assist affordable housing professionals in conquering USDA project compliance.

Amanda Lee delves deep into Rural Development’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. An optional certification exam is offered on the third day of this course or can be offered as an online exam.

Our Compliance workshops and full certification courses cover all aspects of USDA RD Compliance

Amanda Lee covers all aspects of determining eligibility, including everything from processing applications, evaluating student status to calculating income and recertification requirements.

Amanda Lee’s workshops are always up to date with current regulations and include relevant topics that reflect our ever-changing industry. This workshop includes current real-world examples with practical application and utilizes exercises to ensure attendees finish the session with a thorough comprehension of how to determine household eligibility.

Learn About USDA/RD Household Eligibility

USDA Rural Development Compliance includes many requirements regarding tenant selection and eligibility. The 3560 Handbook breaks down requirements for ensuring that every applicant is eligible for occupancy and rental assistance (RA). This seminar will review the most important elements of the program, including:

  • Verifying and Calculating Income and Assets and Adjusted Income
  • Tenant Recertification and Changes in Eligibility
  • Waiting Lists, Tenant Selection, and Unit Assignment
  • Assigning Rental Assistance.
  • Working with USDA/RD’s Project Requirements

RD A.C.E. Certification

All attendees will have the option of taking the USHC Rural Development Accredited Compliance Expert Designation. The RD ACE Certification is a specialized designation for affordable housing management professionals working with RD’s Multifamily programs. Professionals holding this designation have a demonstrable and thorough understanding of determining household eligibility and rent for RD’s Multifamily Housing programs. The ACE certification exam is an optional exam offered online after the course.

Meet Amanda Lee Gross

Amanda Lee Gross learned the affordable housing industry from the ground up, starting as a site manager and quickly working her way to a Compliance Director. Ms. Gross has leveraged that experience and became a nationally recognized expert trainer in Fair Housing, LIHTC, RD, HUD, and HOME. She has conducted hundreds of training workshops and seminars throughout the country, helping property management professionals become more effective and better able to protect the assets and reputation of companies. Amanda is a thought leader in the affordable housing industry, speaking at several industry conferences each year, and working closely with a number of state agencies. She has a one-of-a-kind training style that conveys the complex elements of affordable housing compliance in a relaxed and easy-to-understand style.

I have had the great pleasure of leading a couple of classes with Amanda Gross – trainer extraordinaire at US Housing Consultants. I feel like I’m the “old guard” watching over the “rising star”. Amanda’s classes are full of necessary information and she has a knack for delivering compliance content in such a way that you will never be bored. If you get a chance, be sure to join her for a LIHTC or HUD training.
--- Mary Ross
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