Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 – Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
Our first event of 2019! Affirmative Marketing in the Digital Age: How to Ensure Compliance and Use Social Media to Affirmatively Market Affordable Housing will feature Sharon Clark, Central New Jersey Housing Resource Center; Edwin Schmierer, Esq., Mason Griffin Pierson; Zoey Sullivan, Triad Associates; and Megan York, Community Grants, Planning & Housing. (This event has a snow date of February 28th.)
Continuing education credits with Rutgers University, NJAPA, and NJ Supreme Court pending.
Member registration: $50
Non-member registration: $75
Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 – Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
The virtual delivery of Building HOME provides an overview of the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), including the latest requirements codified in the HOME Final Rule. Through this training, participants become familiar with all program activities, including homeowner and homebuyer, rental housing, Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA), and Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) activities. TBRA is presented during the first half of the final Office Hour for each series to allow the Session 4 to focus on Rental Housing.
Friday, March 22nd, 2019 – Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
This two-day foundation course defines affordable housing programs, covering topics such as the history of housing policy, laws, regulations and court cases relative to affordable housing, and their impact on housing availability. Students are familiarized with programs, funding sources, regulatory entities, rules and regulations related to the evolution of affordable housing.
Saturday, April 6th, 2019 – Saturday, April 6th, 2019
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, April 12th, 2019 – Friday, April 12th, 2019
This half-day session centers on discrimination in housing, including state and federal legislation. It discusses who can be penalized, how disabilities are defined, what are reasonable accommodations, and what policies and procedures should be established and followed. The Fair Housing complaint process is also reviewed.