CCAH 2021 Section 515 Occupancy Course
2-Day Zoom Seminar to be held
´╗┐September 8-9, 2021

 
WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

  • All managers responsible for Tenant Certifications should be certified within 90 days and every two years thereafter

  • USDA RD is requiring owner/agents to pay note rate rent and late loan payment penalties due to errors in individual certifications or errors in procedure

  • Improve results or avoid problems during supervisory visits by learning and practicing the basics as well as the latest changes
 
  • The two-day seminar (4 hours/day) will cover the entire spectrum of USDA-RD occupancy regulations and procedures. It provides new managers with the basic skills and reference materials to complete all basic occupancy-related work. Experienced managers will refresh skills and improve compliance
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New updated textbook (via link) is provided

Emphasis is placed on determining eligibility of potential residents, calculating income, and corresponding tenant certification submissions

  • Deductions and Allowances Segment: This segment of the course will review allowable deduction amounts and allowances for various households
  • Annual Income Segment: Reviews proper income calculations and determining asset value
  • Certifications Segment: Reviews the proper completion of a tenant certification as well as the timetables involved with submitting to USDA-RD
  • Other Segments: A segment will be taught on other types of rental assistance as well as applications and waiting lists

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  • Completion of seminar qualifies students for certified manager / USDA-RD Certificate of Completion

  • Structured to encompass the initial certification as well as re-certification

  • Taught by professional property managers with years of experience in successful operation of 515 projects

  • Detailed training in USDA-RD 515 Occupancy requirements

  • Course reviewed and approved by USDA-RD State Office

  • Updated to reflect latest federal and state regulations and policies
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Rosemary Lynch, Course Instructor
Certified Property Manager
President of Buckingham Property Management
23 years experience in USDA-RD 515
Managed over 50 USDA-RD sites




Upon completion of the seminar training you will be sent a
Certificate of Completion by email


For any questions email or call Alison Cohen

California Council for Affordable Housing
1724 10th Street, Suite 110
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 444-0286 ext. 263
ccah@californiacouncil.com