Past Trainings and Webinars
Utilization Topic
(link to session)
Description Associated Materials

HCV Utilization Webinar - 2024 Funding and the Two-Year Tool

(5/16/24)

This webinar will cover 2024 funding and updates to the Two Year Tool. Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar - Source of Income Protections

(4/18/24)

This presention will briefly cover updates on 2024 funding and delve into the launch of the Source of Income Protections website, including insights from the Seattle Housing Authority and the Boise City/Ada County Housing Authority. We'll also and provide key information on the FYI Competitive Funding Notice, 2024 FYI/FUPY Convenings, and the VASH Admin Fee Notice. Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar - Review of Financial Communications and Dashboard Updates

(3/21/24)

This webinar will provide an explanation of HCV financial communications including reconciliations and enclosures. Updates on new dashboards including the Homeownership Dashboard. Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar - Best Practices in Landlord Engagement

(2/15/2024)

This webinar focuses on the HUD resources and guidance available to support PHA local efforts to promote landlord engagement activities for recruiting and retaining landlord participation in the HCV program.  Leadership from two PHAs among the top agencies nation-wide that have reduced leasing potential and increased budget authority spending offer their best practices for successful landlord engagement efforts.   HUD landlord engagement efforts taken in 2023 and the outlook for landlord engagement in 2024 are shared, as well as HCV funding expectations for 2024.

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HCV Utilization Webinar - End of Year Reconciliation and Special Purpose Vouchers

(1/18/2023)

The first half of this webinar will focus on the end of year reconciliation and the baselining process for 2024 funding. For the second half we will discuss Special Purpose Vouchers.

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HCV Utilization Webinar - No Appropriations? No Problem! Ok, well, some problems… let’s talk

(12/21/23)

How to effectively operate your program during periods of unknown funding. Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar - Mobility Best Practices

(11/16/23)

There are many opportunities to leverage HCV policies and funding to help families expand their housing options. During this webinar we will discuss:

  • An update on the Community Choice Demonstration, which is building evidence about what works best for housing mobility services at 8 PHA sites
  • PIH Notice 2022-18 which describes using administrative fees in a variety of ways that can be used to help families access more neighborhoods
  • PIH notice 2023-23 which describes expanded uses of the EHV Services Fee, including for housing mobility services to encourage moves to high opportunity neighborhoods
  • Using SAFMRs and exception payment standards in opportunity areas
  • PHA administrative policies like voucher search time and portability streamlining and partnerships to help families access more neighborhoods
  • Ensuring effective operations to help encourage landlord participation
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SAFMR Webinar for PHAs

(11/7/23)

This webinar provides additional information to PHAs that are designed to adopt Small Area Fair Market Rents in 2024.

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HCV Utilization Webinar - Examples of Leveraging Technology

(10/19/23)

We’ll be discussing several ways how investing in technology can improve efficiency and reduce the administrative burden of PHA’s.  We’ll be joined by several innovative PHA’s who will present ways they have used technology to improve their daily operations. Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar - NSPIRE for HCV

(9/21/23)

Join us for an update on NSPIRE for HCV.  We will provide a summary of the latest guidance and resources to help PHAs implement NSPIRE.

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Housing Mobility Toolkit – Updating Program Materials

(9/12/23)

This webinar is the final in the Housing Mobility Toolkit series. It describes how PHAs can customize and tailor the toolkit materials for their unique housing mobility programs. The Housing Mobility Toolkit offers a variety of examples and sample materials for PHAs and their partners to adapt and implement a Housing Mobility Program in their community, available on the HUD Exchange. Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar - Considering Small Area FMRs 

(8/17/23)

A chance to walk through the new Small Area FMR dashboard/web page, learn about the benefits of Small Area FMRs, how to implement them, and a reminder about additional funds.

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Housing Mobility Toolkit - Program Framework

(8/15/23)

This webinar provides an overview of the theoretical foundations and practice frameworks used in the development of the program model described in the Housing Mobility Toolkit materials. The Housing Mobility Toolkit offers a variety of examples and sample materials for PHAs and their partners to adapt and implement a Housing Mobility Program in their community, available on the HUD Exchange.

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Housing Mobility Toolkit - Program Setup

(8/1/23)

This webinar offers an overview of the steps PHAs and their program partners should take in order to create a Housing Mobility Program, from assessing the PHA’s starting place to developing a case management system, as described in the Housing Mobility Toolkit: Program Setup document. The Housing Mobility Toolkit offers a variety of examples and sample materials for PHAs and their partners to adapt and implement a Housing Mobility Program in their community, available on the HUD Exchange.

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HCV Utilization Webinar- New Homelessness Guidance

(7/20/2023)

This webinar reviews the recent joint PIH/CPD Notice, “Guidance on housing individuals and families experiencing homelessness through the Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Programs” (Notice PIH 2023-15/CPD 2023-05). An update to PIH 2013-15, the Notice provides guidance to PHAs on policies and practices to serve families experiencing homelessness most effectively and remove barriers to program entry.  Presentation Slides

Housing Mobility Toolkit Program Overview

(6/27/2023)

This webinar in the Housing Mobility Toolkit Webinar Series provides an overview of the components of a housing mobility program.  Topics include family and landlord recruitment, pre- and post-move services and policies, assistance and incentives to ensure a successful mobility program.

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HCV Utilization Webinar- Best Practices in Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

(6/15/2023)

Are you looking for better practices in Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)?  Well, you’ve come to the WRONG PLACE!  This session will cover the BEST practices in Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH).  That’s right… VASH is the topic; be excited! Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar - Project Based Voucher (PBV) Program Updates

(5/18/2023)

After a quick 2023 HCV funding update, this webinar will review the latest HUD guidance regarding the Project-Based Voucher (PBV) program, provide an update on new PBV provisions in HOTMA, discuss tips for maintaining PBV occupancy, and host a Q&A with some of HUD’s PBV policy experts.

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Introduction to the Housing Mobility Toolkit

(4/26/2023)

A new technical assistance resource, the Housing Mobility Toolkit, is available for PHAs interested in implementing housing mobility programs. This webinar will provide an introduction and overview on the Housing Mobility Toolkit.

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HCV Utilization Webinar - Addressing Homelessness through HCV

(4/20/2023)

This webinar will review the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness’ (USICH) Federal Strategic Plan (FSP) and how HCV resources can be deployed to end homelessness. Specifically, we will cover recent updates, funding opportunities, and new tools available in Special Purpose Voucher programs including the Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) Initiative and Family Unification Program (FUP), Stability Vouchers, EHVs, and VASH. We will also give a brief overview of the new Mobility toolkit and the FY23 Set Aside funding application process and awards.

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Emergency Housing Voucher Program’s 2022 HAP Cash Reconciliation and 2023 HAP Contract Renewals This video provides financial guidance to PHAs administering the Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) Program on Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) cash reconciliations, and the 2023 HAP contract renewals. Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar - Review of 2023 Funding

(3/16/2023)

Subject to availability, HUD will be discussing 2023 funding, including the implementation notice.

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HCV Utilization Webinar - Best Practices in Waitlist Management

(2/16/2023)

This webinar will focus on, yes, waitlists!  Per usual, the call will open with any HCV program updates of note, notably related to funding.  The call will then move on to discuss the rules and regs around waitlists, wrapping up with a discussion of some of the more interesting waitlist practices being pursued by PHAs.

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HCV Utilization Webinar - Improving Program Data & 2023 Funding Update

(1/19/2023)

This webinar will focus on the importance of timely and accurate household data (from the HUD 50058), how this data informs leasing success rates, and help PHAs transition to eVMS. We will also provide an update on the 2023 Appropriation and the significant HCV funding increase PHAs should expect. Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar - Simplifying Operations

(12/15/2022)

We will be hosting an HCV Utilization Webinar on Tuesday, December 15th from 2-3 Eastern to update HCV program administrators on program options housing authorities may use to simplify operations.  This webinar will cover topics such as biennial and triennial inspections, remote video inspections, streamlined reexaminations, and other HCV program policies. Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar - Increasing HCV Leasing

(11/17/2022)

This webinar will highlight recent HCV program changes aimed at helping PHAs improve leasing, update everyone on the recent Fair Share Voucher allocation, and provide a round table discussion with a group of PHAs that significantly increased HCV program leasing in 2022. Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar:  Back by Popular Demand... Tool Time!

(10/12/2022)

This webinar included an update on funding from HCV’s Financial Management Division.  Additionally, there was a discussion surrounding some of the misunderstandings in PIH 2022-30; notably, whether a PHA could apply for the first time (guess what?  A PHA can!).  The funding conversation then continued with discussion how the Two-Year Tool handles CY 2023 on the proration, inflation, and offset fronts.  Finally, the call wrapped up by working through a specific example of a Payment Standard Tool and a Two-Year Tool. N/A

HCV Utilization Webinar: 2023 Fair Market Rents

(9/21/2022)

On September 21st we hosted an HCV Utilization Webinar regarding the 2023 Fair Market Rents (FMRs).  For many PHAs, the 2023 FMRs represent a substantial increase from 2022.  The webinar covered the 2023 FMR methodology and steps PHAs may take to implement the implement the FMRs. 

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HCV Utilization Webinar: Rent Reasonableness

(8/25/2022)

During this webinar, HUD will provide an overview of the basic of rent reasonableness, as well as dive into some of the common issues and concerns faced by PHAs, as well as some best practices. Presentation Slides

2022 HCV Funding Implementation Broadcast

(8/18/2022

This broadcast provides information to housing agencies and financial analysts in the field offices regarding the funds appropriated to the Office of Housing Voucher Program for CY 2022, the renewal calculation provisions, and set-aside adjustment funding.

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HCV Program: CARES Act Reconciliation Closeout

(8/11/2022)

CARES Act Funding Closeout HCV Program, Mainstream Vouchers, and Moderate Rehab Programs.

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HCV Utilization Webinar: Using Administrative Fees to Improve Leasing Success

(7/21/2022)

This webinar will present best practices for using HCV Administrative Fees to improve leasing success and discuss the new HCV Administrative Fee Notice (Notice PIH 2022-18). Presentation Slides

Housing Mobility - Part 3 of 3

What are Mobility-Related Services?

(7/8/2022)

There are a range of “mobility-related services” that can support voucher holders who are interested in moving to an opportunity neighborhoods. This webinar will discuss what these strategies are, including pre-move coaching, housing search assistance, landlord outreach and recruitment, flexible inancial assistance, and post-move services. Presentation Slides

Housing Mobility - Part 2 of 3

Considerations for Launching a Housing Mobility Program 

(6/28/2022)

There are a number of things to take into consideration when planning for an launching a housing mobility program for voucher holders. This webinar will cover what PHAs may want to consider as they begin developing housing mobility programs to help voucher holders access a wider variety of communities, especially well-resourced neighborhoods. Presentation Slides

Housing Mobility - Part 1 of 3

The Community Choice Demonstration: An Overview 

(6/21/2022)

During this webinar, HUD will share information about the Community Choice Demonstration, which is being implemented at 9 PHA sites across the country. Topics that will be covered include: background and purpose, mobility-related services that will be offered to voucher holders, and the current status of the demonstration. Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar: Practices in Tenant Search Assistance 

(6/16/2022)

This call will highlight ways PHAs have improved leasing through tenant search assistance.  Presentation Slides

Issuing Vouchers and Leasing Virtually​

(6/7/2022)
This training will cover best practices for virtual voucher issuance and the unit leasing process for PHAs that wish to move some program functions to a remote environment. Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar: 2022 Funding and Implementation Notice

(5/25/2022)

This webinar will provide an update on the 2022 HCV funding, Review the key details from the HCV Implementation Notice and discuss the resources available to help PHAs maximize program funds. Presentation Slides

Adopting Best Practices for Virtual Operations Part 1 &

Part 2

(May 17 & 19, 2022)
This training explores considerations for PHAs when they implement remote operations.  Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar: Considering Project-Based Vouchers (PBV)

(April 21, 2022)

This webinar will review the PBV program requirement, highlight PBV resources, and provide case studies for how PHAs have used PBVs to improve HCV program utilization. Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar: Payment Standards, Rent Burdens, and Waivers

(March 17, 2022)

This webinar featured an in-depth discussion of payment standards, rent burdens, and waivers; it included a live creation and analysis of a Payment Standard Tool (PST). The PST assists PHAs in seeing the programmatic implications of a payment standard change on both rent burden and per-unit cost.  Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar – Landlord Engagement

(February 17, 2022)

This webinar reviewed the latest resources available to PHAs to help promote landlord engagement and satisfaction with the HCV program.  The webinar highlights landlord educational videos, landlord testimonials, best practices for landlord engagement, a toolkit for planning and facilitating your own landlord symposium, and an info sheet explaining the role of PHAs. Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar – Payment Standard and Two-Year-Tool Overview

(January 12, 2022 )

This webinar reviewed tools and strategies available to help PHAs maintain and improve utilization going into 2022.  The webinar highlighted the new expedited waiver made available in Notice PIH 2021-34 that will allow most PHAs to increase their payment standard up to 120 percent of Fair Market Rent (FMR). The webinar also contained a live demonstration of the Two-Year Tool (TYT) and provided examples of how the TYT can help PHAs fully utilize HCV program funds.

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HCV Utilization Webinar - Improving HCV Leasing Sucess

(November 09, 2021)

This webinar focused on the steps that PHAs can take to improve voucher holder leasing success such as adjusting payment and subsidy standards, adopting Small Area Fair Market Rents, improving landlord engagement, and developing project-based units.    Presentation Slides

HCV Utilization Webinar – Serving additional families by maximizing program utilization 

(September 09, 2021) 

This webinar reviewed PHA HCV program balances, provided an outlook for funding in 2022, and reviewed the tools and program resources available to help PHA maximize their HCV utilization.  Presentation Slides

HCV Data Dashboard Presentation 

(April 09, 2021) 

This 25 min video provides a summary of recent HCV Data Dashboard improvements. N/A
2021 HCV Funding Webcast  The annual webcast explaining the 2021 HCV Allocation produced by the HCV Financial Management Division.  Presentation Slides