This seminar is designed to provide in-depth, practical knowledge for site personnel and corporate staff submitting to TRACS/CA/HFA as well as technical tips for avoiding and correcting potential program errors. It is designed for users who have a working knowledge of the 4350.3 HUD Handbook. Seminar topics include TRACS review with best practices for monthly processing, common TRACS errors and solutions, resubmission and corrections to certifications and address records. In addition they will also know the value of the Secure System as it relates to the 90% compliance threshold and new information on the EIV system, the new Student Rule, a complete understanding on the MAT file.
This class will detail the importance of accuracy in determining the valuation of income, assets and expenses and how it impacts the 50059.
This class will cover all aspects of EIV as well as the Refinement of Income and Rent Requirements in Public and Assisted Housing Programs Final Rule, which includes the EIV final rule. Topics covered in this training are:
The Refinement of Income and Rent Requirements in Public and Assisted Housing Programs Final Rule
Explaining Computer Matching Agreements with HHS and SSA Explaining EIV Security Awareness
How to find reports in the EIV online system
Explaining How EIV Relates to the MOR
I have learned through experience that, if you are proactive in making your property and the programs you offer accessible, folks who are elderly or disabled, applying for housing or current residents can hope that they too can enjoy a barrier-free home/community and access to the activities and services that you provide.
Our on-line training will provide the most up-to-date information regarding the designation and the responsibilities of a Section 504 Coordinator. Whether you are new or experienced in the position of Section 504 Coordinator, this class will put you on the right track or refresh your memory as to why it is so important to treat people equitably.
Key Section 504 Class Topics
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. " Spend your money wisely by attending our on-line class which covers the most important aspects of these Section 504 requirements and learn why it is so important to understand a tenant's "Reasonable Accommodation" request.The purpose of this class is to provide a understanding of HUD’s Web Access Security Subsystem’s (WASS). These systems such as EIV, TRACS, PASS and APPS will enable you and your staff to track your voucher payments, understand the 90% threshold, reconcile your HAP to the certifications in the TRACS database, provide tools to increase your MOR scores, and monitor the performance of your property portfolio.
This class covers the Overview of Special Claims, General Owner Submission Requirements, Eligibility Requirements, i.e.:
Special Claims For Vacancy Loss During Rent-Up
Special Claims For Vacancy Loss After Rent-Up
Special Claims For Debt Service Vacancy Payments
Special Claims For Unpaid Rent, Tenant Damages, and Other Charges
Our Occupancy Training Course has been updated to include changes from the HUD 4350.3 REV. 1 Change 3
This hands-on course will walk you through the HUD Handbook 4350.3 REV 1, Change 3. This training will provide explanation of terms and guidance on how to find information using the handbook.
Below is a brief outline of the course:
Prepare for the class by:
One of the biggest findings on a Management Occupancy Review is the Tenant Files! AHTCS, LLC has gone the extra mile to show you how to create the perfect tenant file to avoid those unwanted findings! In this course you will learn:
This session will provide both property managers and service coordinators with insights into the elements of REAC and MOR reviews and what areas are looked at in each review. Participants will gain strategies and tips to avoid negative findings
This class will cover a short history of REAC and UPCS (Uniform Physical Condition Standards), property areas covered by UPCS and UPCS scoring system. Including short and long term preparation for inspection, explanation of what to do on inspection day and recent REAC/Industry communications.
This mix of abstract concepts and hands-on instruction serves as a comprehensive course for new front-line staff and as a useful refresher for experienced or supervisory staff. The training is designed to be useful for inspection and non-inspection staff and covers the basic UPCS requirements, including:
After taking this class and you have followed these REACS standards you should be able to meet HUD's Public and Multifamily standards of being decent, safe and sanitary, and are in good repair.
The Active Partners Performance System (APPS) was developed to automate the submission and review of the HUD Previous Participation Certification Process (Form 2530). This online webinar will provide the basic steps to perform necessary functions within APPS.
The HUD-2530 form initiates the approval process for Industry entities who would participate in a HUD project. The HUD-2530 contains data concerning principal participants in Multifamily Housing projects, including their previous participation with HUD and other housing agencies. An approved Previous Participation Certification is a prerequisite for approval of various applications to do business with HUD. Data originating with the Previous Participation Certification process will support Housing Asset Management, Project Development activities, the Real Estate Assessment Center and Enforcement Center activities.
Change 3 to HANDBOOK 4350.3 REV-1 Update Training
This class is intended to provide an overview of the clarifications and changes included in this handbook change. A majority of the changes are corrections or clarifications to current handbook text. Below are some of the topics to be addressed:
• Updates information on access to and use of the Systematic Alien Verification Entitlements (SAVE) system used for verifying the immigration status of individuals declaring eligible non-citizen status.
• Revises and expands the requirements for a live-in aide.
• Incorporates the requirements from Housing Notice H 03-07 on treatment of deployment of military personnel to active duty.
• Clarifies that the same requirements for treatment of Federal Government pension funds paid directly to an applicant's/tenant's former spouse pursuant to the terms of a court decree of divorce, annulment, or legal separation also applies to Uniformed Services pensions and other state, local government, social security or private pension funds.
• Includes that owners may develop rules covering tenants conducting incidental business in their units and who receive incidental business income.
• Removes the requirement that signatures on the HUD-50059-A for gross rent increases must be obtained before submitting the data to TRACS. A note has been added that tenant signatures for gross rent changes affecting the rent the household must pay or utility reimbursement must be obtained within 60 days from the date the gross rent change is implemented by the owner, as evidenced by the owner's submission of the voucher whereby the owner begins vouchering for assistance based on the new rents.
• Clarifies that when HUD or the Contract Administrator terminates assistance payments when a new certification is not submitted to TRACS within 15 months of the previous year's recertification anniversary date, the owner must repay the assistance collected for the 3-month period from the date the annual recertification should have been effective through the end of the 15th month when assistance was terminated.
• Includes TRACS 202C requirements which includes implementation of the new HUD-50059-A, Owner's Certification of Compliance with HUD's Tenant Eligibility and Rent Procedures - Partial Certification.
This class is designed to focus on the interview process and provides concepts and tools that will aid interviewers in their work. The principles discussed in this class apply to all formal interview settings such as initial eligibility interviews, interim recertifications and annual recertifications.