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April 2020

 

Postponed

Apr 14-15

Alternative Funding Opportunities

Oklahoma City, OK

TBD

Postponed

April 27-29

Residential Endorsement

Anchorage, AK

AAHA will host a three (3) day intensive training, presenting energy-efficient building techniques for builders, designers, planners, and homeowners. It is an excellent opportunity to learn the latest construction methods related to residential energy efficiency. This course meets the State of Alaska Division of Occupational Licensing educational requirements that qualify general contractors to take the state Residential Endorsement exam (to be eligible, participants must be present for the entire training). The building technologies introduced are based on energy conservation through the use of insulation, air/vapor retarders, insulating windows, and controlled ventilation systems, among other methods.

Location: Hyatt Place Anchorage 101 East Tudor Road (907)562-1235
Reservations: www.hyattplaceanchoragemidtown.com Group Code: G-AAH2
Registration: To Register click here

Postponed

April 28-May 1

Admissions & Occupancy

Anchorage, AK

AAHA is hosting an exciting and interactive three and a half (3.5) day training with the final half day (5/1/2020) being optional and available for participants to schedule a one-on one session with the trainer. Admissions & Occupancy training is designed to enhance the job performance of Admissions and Occupancy staff and other tribal housing professionals working on Admissions and Occupancy issues. The course will cover Admissions and Occupancy program management with topics to include the application and selection process, eligibility for housing assistance, calculating annual income, determining monthly rental or homeownership payments, occupancy standards, collections practices and compliance, effective communication techniques with residents, lease agreement compliance, and collections. The course will also examine how maintaining high standards in the Admissions and Occupancy program affects the overall management of tribal housing programs. Participants are encouraged to bring calculators and a copy of their Admissions and Occupancy policies so they can practice applying them to case studies and role-playing exercises presented during this course.

Location: Westmark Anchorage 720 W. 5th Avenue (907) 276-7676
Reservations: www.westmarkhotels.com Group Code: ADOC2020
Registration: Click Here

Postponed

April 30-May 1

Uniform Physical Conditions Standards (UPCS)

Anchorage, AK

The Association of Alaska Housing Authorities (AAHA) will conduct a two (2) day Uniform Physical Conditions Standard training to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to properly inspect Tribes/TDHEā€™s Program units. This training allows for an interactive and comprehensive environment in which to discuss specifications of housing inspection standards and the inspectorā€™s roles and responsibilities. This training will enhance participantsā€™ knowledge of and abilities to meet new challenges and procedures related to using the Uniform Physical Conditions Standard.

Location: Hyatt Place Anchorage 101 East Tudor Road (907)562-1235
Reservations: www.hyattplaceanchoragemidtown.com Group Code: G-AAH3
Registration: To Register click here

May 2020

 

Cancelled

May 5-6

Admissions and Occupancy

Seattle, WA

Admissions & Occupancy is a two (2) day training designed to enhance the job performance of Admissions and Occupancy staff and other tribal housing professionals working on Admissions and Occupancy issues. The course will cover Admissions and Occupancy program management with topics to include: the application and selection process, eligibility for housing assistance, calculating annual income, determining monthly rental or homeownership payments, effective communication techniques with residents, lease agreement compliance, and collections. The course will also examine how maintaining high standards in the Admissions and Occupancy program affects the overall management of tribal housing programs.

Location: Westin Seattle Hotel 1900 5th Avenue (206) 728-1000
Reservations: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/seawi-the-westin-seattle Group Code: AMERIND NAIHC Annual Convention
Registration: To Register click here

Postponed

May 5-7

Basic Financial Management & Audit Preparation for Small Tribes

Anchorage, AK

AAHA will host a three (3) day training on Basic Financial Management & Audit Preparation for Small Tribes. The training will deliver highlights of best practices to ensure that the management and accounting of the NAHASDA funds are being observed and practiced in accordance with the regulations. Participants will be given resources and tools that the HUD/ONAP program recipients (Tribes and TDHEs) can utilize to prepare for and be ā€œaudit readyā€ for their annual audit of their Financial Statements and Single Audit. The training will include a review of relevant sections of the 2 CFR Part 200 Uniform Guidance on audit requirements, review of internal controls, expenditure compliance, financial record keeping, the latest OMB Compliance Supplement for the NAHASDA program, and Year-end closing processes.

Location: Hyatt Place Anchorage 101 East Tudor Road (907)562-1235
Reservations: www.hyattplaceanchoragemidtown.com Group Code: G-AAH4
Registration: To Register click here

Postponed

May 12-13

Indian Housing Plan/Annual Performance Report (IHP/APR)

Anchorage, AK

The Association of Alaska Housing Authorities is hosting a two (2) day 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.

Location: Hyatt Place Anchorage 101 East Tudor Road (907)562-1235
Reservations: www.hyattplaceanchoragemidtown.com Group Code: G-AAH5
Registration: To Register click here

Postponed

May 19-21

Grant Writing

Anchorage, AK

AAHA will host a three (3) day training on Grant Writing for Tribal Housing Programs and Tribally Designated Housing Entities. Topics to be covered will include: researching government & private (HUD, USDA, DOE, BIA) project grant opportunities, federal regulations, work flow, working Summary of the Notice, review processes, preparing the Project Narrative (Program Development and Logic Model, Need Statement, Project Description, Goals and Objectives, Outcomes and Evaluation), preparing the Abstract and Attachments, budget forms and narratives and professional ethics.

Location: Hyatt Place Anchorage 101 East Tudor Road (907)562-1235
Reservations: www.hyattplaceanchoragemidtown.com Group Code: G-AAH6
Registration: To Register click here

May 26-27

Financial Management Training

Oklahoma City, OK

TBD

Postponed

May 27-28

Meth Decontamination Training

Anchorage, AK

AAHA is hosting a two (2) day training on Methamphetamine Decontamination. This training course will cover aspects of methamphetamine (meth) lab decontamination/remediation and clean up. Attendees of the course will learn the tools and skills necessary to decontaminate a building or dwelling that was used to produce meth.

Location: Hyatt Place Anchorage 101 East Tudor Road (907)562-1235
Reservations: www.hyattplaceanchoragemidtown.com Group Code: G-AAH7
Registration: To Register click here

June 2020

 

June 2-4

IHP/APR Training

Phoenix, AZ

Additional Information Coming Soon

June 16-18

Admissions & Occupancy Training

Reno, NV

Participants at this 3-day interactive 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.

Please note: Training materials will be provided on USB thumb drives.  Participant binders will not be available. Participants should bring a device, such as a laptop, that has a USB port.

TRAINING REGISTRATION
Registration for this training is FREE, but you must register online at https://newregistration.firstpic.org. to attend.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Courtyard Reno Downtown/Riverfront for workshop attendees. The special workshop rate is $103 single/double occupancy. The ā€œCut-Off Dateā€ to book a room at the special rate is May 25, 2020. Reservation requests received after the Cut-Off Date will be accepted on a space available basis. To make hotel reservations, please call the hotel directly at (800) 587-0549. Be certain to specify the FirstPic room block code. Or click here for online reservations.

June 30- July 1

ICDBG

Oklahoma City, OK

TBD

July 2020

 

July 21-22

Low Income Housing Tax Credit Training

Oklahoma City, OK

TBD

July 21-23

24 CFR Part 58 Environmental Review Training

Seattle, WA

909 1st Ave,   98104

 

August 2020

 

Aug 11-12

Methamphetamine/Remediation of Units Training

Oklahoma City, OK

TBD

Aug TBD

Admissions and Occupancy Training

Oklahoma City, OK

TBD

September 2020

 

Sept 1-2

Permanent Supportive Housing Training

Oklahoma City, OK

TBD

October 2020

 

Oct 6-7

Self-Monitoring Training

Oklahoma City, OK

TBD

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

Oct 19-20

NAHASDA Intermediate Training

Oklahoma City, OK

TBD

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: Westmark Anchorage 720 W 5th Avenue (907)276-7676
Reservations: www.westmarkhotels.com Group Code: GOVLEADER2020
Registration: To Register click here

November 2020

 

Nov 27-29

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

 
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