Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 – Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
This half-day session focuses on the nature of the public trust and the “rules” for ethical behavior. New Jersey law and HUD regulations are examined and applied to ethical issues using a case study approach.
Saturday, November 4th, 2017 – Saturday, November 4th, 2017
Nontraditional development opportunities for housing authorities and redevelopment agencies are explored in this one-day course, including housing provided under the state’s Mount Laurel requirements. Strategies for developing housing within a wide range of areas are discussed, and the household income levels established by various federal and state programs are described. Specific attention is given to “how-to” tips for establishing and working with nonprofit corporations.
Friday, November 17th, 2017 – Friday, November 17th, 2017
This course provides students with an understanding of how residential units are decided and placed in the community. Students understand how sites are determined, current guidelines determining affordable housing obligations, the roles of the Planning Board and Governing Body, how to work with developers and Affordable Housing Commissions, and how to read site plans to identify affordable housing components.
Thursday, November 30th, 2017 – Thursday, November 30th, 2017
This half-day course examines the requirements for the use, retention and release of records kept by municipalities and their oursourced agencies providing affordable housing services in the course of the administration of affordable units. The course also reviews the Open Public Records Act requirements and compliance.
Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 – Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
This one-day seminar will cover topics including communication skills, emotional intelligence, and conflict resolution. Situations that affect affordable housing professionals will be discussed.