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August 2020


Aug 5-6

Indian Housing Plan/Annual Performance Report

Virtual Training/Online

The Association of Alaska Housing Authorities is hosting a two (2) day online training on Indian Housing Plan (IHP)/Annual Performance Report (APR). This workshop will provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the IHP and APR requirements, the process for developing the local IHP, tracking activities for the APR, step-by-step process for completing the report template, current reference materials related to the IHP and APR, and overview of the HUD EPIC on-line reporting system.

To Register click here

Aug 11-13

Development Planning- Part 1

Virtual Training- This training has reached capacity. Please email meetings@firstpic.org to be placed on the waitlist.

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Aug 11-13

Admissions and Occupancy Training

Virtual Training

Participants at this 3-day virtual training will receive instruction based on real-life examples on how to successfully
operate an effective A&O program. As a part of the training, participants will receive guidance on and take part
in interactive exercises on the ā€œA-to-Zā€ of A&O program. Training topics will include eligibility, wait lists, rent
calculations, collections, inspections, and lease compliance. Discussions will be held on how Admissions and
Occupancy staff may need to collaborate with maintenance on tasks such as work-order processing, unit turnaround,
and tenant education on the basic maintenance of the unit.

When: 9:00am-4:00pm Pacific Daylight Time

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September 2020


Sept 9-10

Board of Commissioners Training

This is a two-day interactive course designed to develop the Tribal Councilā€™s knowledge of the federal rules and requirements related to accepting Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) funding and familiarize attendees with the operation of the Tribally Designated Housing Entity (TDHE) and their role as the Board in this industry. The course will cover the history of Indian Housing to the current statute governing the eligible activities and the required policies. It will also include the planning and controlling aspect of management. The course offers information on conflict of interest, the business meeting, setting agendas, the roles and responsibilities of officers and other helpful tips in conducting business. Other discussion will include the review of applicable federal and tribal laws that may impact the process. Case studies will be reviewed and participants should refer to their own policies in determining the desired outcome when working on the Tribal Council exercises.

Location: Residence Inn by Marriott
                  956 S 25th Street West
                  Billings, MT 59102

To reserve a room: click HERE or call +1-406-656-3900 and reference code "NAIHC group" to receive the group rate.

Hotel Reservation Deadline: Wednesday, August 19, 2020


October 2020



Self-Monitoring Training

Oklahoma City, OK


Oct 6-9

NAHASDA Essentials

Fairbanks, AK

AAHA is hosting an exciting and interactive three and a half (3.5) day training with the final half day (10/09/2020) being optional and available for participants to schedule a one-on one session with the trainer. The training will provide attendees with a comprehensive introduction to the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA). Participants will become familiar with latest regulations, program guidance, and PIH Notices. A thorough review of eligible families and eligible activities including rental housing, homebuyer programs, rehabilitation and housing and crime prevention services will be provided. Other major topics to be addressed include the Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) formula, calculating income eligibility and adjusted gross income, moderate-income family assistances, income verification.

Location: Westmark Fairbanks 813 Noble St (907) 456-7722
Reservations: www.westmarkhotels.com Group Code: AAHA1020
Registration: To Register click here


NAHASDA Intermediate Training

Oklahoma City, OK


Oct 27-29

Governance & Leadership in Tribal Housing

Anchorage, AK

AAHA will host a three (3) day training that will provide attendees with a comprehensive introduction to the roles and responsibilities of Board of Commissioners and Tribal Council members with regard to the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA). Topics to be addressed include; Fiduciary Responsibilities; Conflict of Interest; Procurement; Compliance and Monitoring; Admissions Requirements; Policy Requirements; and Decision Making. This course provides the foundation for Board of Commissioner and Tribal Council members to be successful in applying applicable rules and policies to conflict resolution and decision-making. Case studies, group discussions, and hands-on exercises will be applied to reinforce NAHASDA concepts.

Location: TBD
Reservations: TBD Group Code: TBD
Registration: To Register click here

November 2020


Nov 17-19

Project Implementation

Anchorage, AK

This training is intended to assist recipients by providing an effective process to plan and manage NAHASDA projects, which incorporates program requirements. The training will include case studies of several different types of affordable housing projects to enhance the effectiveness of the training. Additionally, training materials will include management tools to support planning and development of projects. Although the training will not focus on compliance, NAHASDA requirements will be incorporated in the training material and project implementation process to facilitate successful project implementation.

Location: Hyatt Place Anchorage  101 East Tudor Road  (907)562-1235
Reservations: www.hyattplaceanchoragemidtown.com Group Code: G-AAH8
Registration: To Register click here

December 2020