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September 2019

Certified Occupancy Specialist
Training at Meadowbrook
October 1st - 3rd 2019
The COS Training and Certification Exam will be held at Meadowbrook ( 1201 W Live Oak St, Austin, TX 78704) on Oct 1 st – Oct 3 rd from 8:00am to 4:30pm

Tuesday and Wednesday are full training days, with a review and examination on the last day. Training materials will be provided to each participant on the first day of class. 

Please ensure you arrive on time so class is not delayed.

You must attend all three days in order to be eligible for the certification. If something comes up, please notify your supervisor immediately.

To read more about the class, click on the link below

Lunch will be provided on Tuesday and Wednesday. Snacks and light breakfast items (continental breakfast) will also be provided.

Please bring a calculator and pencil to use for the exam, as you will not be permitted to use your cell phone.

Carpooling from HACA Central is encouraged, as parking is limited. Be sure to check in with management/staff at the property when you arrive as to avoid any parking issues.
Be sure to check with your supervisor regarding your work schedule on exam day to see if you need to report back to work once finished. 
Fall Conferences 2019

Oct 8th - 9th San Antonio

Oct 15 - 16th Little Rock

Day 1:
Fair Housing and Medical Marijuana in Affordable Housing
Fostering Strong Resident - Management Relations
Stress Free MORs - Maximizing Optimal Results
Rent Comparability Study (RCS) Roundtable – A Discussion of the RCS Process
Renewal Options for Preservation

Day 2:
Keynote Speaker:
San Antonio - Larry Keys, Director of Government Affairs, NAHMA
Little Rock - Juliana Bilowich, Manager of Government Affairs, NAHMA
Success and Leadership in high-stress situations
REAC Nspire Voluntary Demonstration Participation and UPCS updates
Budget-Based Rent Adjustments – What, When and How
TAX CREDIT TOPICS – TDHCA will be presenting in San Antonio

For More Information and Full Agenda Click Here SWAHMA Fall Conference
Kirsha Sloan, Director of Property Standards, successfully completed the Call Center Manager Training and Certification from RCCSP. Please take a moment to congratulate her on this accomplishment!
News & Notes
100% of Contracts Renewed
The Contracts department hustled all month and their hard work paid off. All contracts were renewed and submitted to HUD prior to the end of fiscal year. Nice work!
Halloween Decorating Contest
Cover your cube in witches, cobwebs, and all things pumpkin. Show us your spookiest and you can win a $25 gift card!
Job Promotions and New Hires
August and September were busy months with several staff
promotions and hires.

Financial Analyst:
Destiny Linder

Compliance Monitor:
Sarah Johnson

TRACS Data Analyst:
Sida Lokhee
Justin MacDonald
Compliance Specialist:
Dustin Spalding
Nicole Osborne
Shelly Cruz
Angie Montoya
Leslie Campbell
Cheyne Vernon
Rita Bliss
Destiny Conyers