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HCV Housing Quality Standards Training

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Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway

500 Main Street

Bangor, ME 04401

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Registration Fee: $850

Optional Certification Exam: $150

Please join your colleagues for this Nan McKay training, taking place over three days, Feb 5-7 from 8 am - 5:00 pm each day at the Hollywood Casino Hotel in Bangor, Maine. Morning coffee/tea and lunch will be included for attendees each day.

Room Details: The Hollywood Casino is offering HQS training attendees a discounted room rate of $99 plus a $10 amenity fee per night. Please call them at 877-779-7771 and reference the dates of the training or that you are with MAPHD to receive this rate. We look forward to seeing you at the event.

Maintain strong ties with owners and the community by ensuring inspectors thoroughly understand the required elements of HUD's housing quality standards (HQS) for the voucher program. This comprehensive three-day training provides information on general room standards, kitchens, bathrooms, electricity, plumbing, and security, including the lead-based paint regulations. Day 3 involves a site inspection and analysis of inspection results focusing on the four SEMAP indicators that relate to HQS inspections. This seminar has been fully updated for HUD's latest guidance regarding biennial inspections and includes a discussion of UPCS-V.


You'll learn about:

  • What constitutes a decent, safe, and sanitary unit

  • Developing local standards and the responsibilities of the inspector

  • HUD’s requirements for inspectors

  • Common Office of Inspector General (OIG) findings in recent audits

  • Electricity and security

  • Windows, walls, ceilings, floors, interior, and kitchen

  • Bathrooms

  • Building exterior

  • Heating and plumbing

  • General health and safety

  • Lead-based paint regulations

  • SEMAP performance indicators for HQS

  • How to conduct an on-site inspection


LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of HCV Housing Quality Standards (HQS), you should have the skills needed to be an effective and efficient HQS inspector.


***Optional Examination Thursday afternoon


Questions? Contact MAPHD Director Melissa Walsh Innes at melissa@maphd.org or 207-358-4800.



  • Jay Ortenzo

    Jay Ortenzo

    Nan McKay and Assoc., Inc.



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