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Occupancy 2 (Chapters 3 and 4 of the 4350.3)
Eligibility, Waiting List and Tenant Selection
Join us for an in-depth review of key elements of program and project eligibility for all HUD programs, with a special focus on Section 8, 202PACS, and 202/811 PRACS. We will cover 4350.3 Chapters 3 and 4 plus new rules not yet in the handbook. Topics will include income limits, Extremely Low Income targeting rules and methods, new rules on Social Security number disclosure, residency, restrictions on assistance to non-citizens, and HUD’s recent changes to the Section 8 student rule. Bring your tenant selection plan and see if it is up to date with HUD requirements. Find out about available owner preferences and how they can help with the new VAWA compliance. Review required and prohibited screening including HUD’s new criminal guidance. Plus learn how to write an Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan, manage and select tenants from the waiting list.
Gwen Volk, Presenter
Since 1983, Gwen Volk has assisted owners, agents, and on-site staff in navigating the programs that provide housing for low and moderate-income families. She has served as President and CEO of a Midwest management company with HUD, Rural Development and tax credit properties and as chief compliance officer for a Dallas-based firm overseeing tax credit, bond, HOME, and Section 8 compliance across the country. Over the past 20 years, Gwen has also provided training and consulting services in 36 states. She is active in NAHMA and IREM national and holds the CPM, NAHP-e, SHCM, HCCP, CPO, FHC and RAM designations. Gwen is in demand to train NAHMA’s CPO, ACPO and FHC certification classes and her students describe as “an excellent teacher who really cares about the success of her students.”