North Central Regional Council
of NAHRO

169 Templar Ave., Pinckney, MI  48169     734.498.2493      rso@ncrcnahro.org

Upcoming events

    • March 08, 2021
    • (EST)
    • March 12, 2021
    • (EST)
    • Interactive Zoom Meeting

    Uniform Physical Condition Standards (UPCS) Virtual Classroom

    Interactive Zoom Meeting

    March 8-12, 2021

    ***Early Bird closes on 2/16/21 at 11:59pm ET***

    Register Now!

    Enter the code: NCRC2020 to receive a discount!

    Title: Uniform Physical Condition Standards (UPCS) Distance Learning (Virtual Classroom)

    Description:

    Over five 4-hour modules, participants will be provided with the knowledge and skills needed to properly inspect Public Housing Agency (PHA) Program units. This interactive and comprehensive training, which discusses specifications of the Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) and the inspector’s roles and responsibilities, enhances participants’ knowledge of and abilities to meet new challenges and procedures related to using Uniform Physical Condition Standards. Fulfills one of the requirements for the CSI-UPCS certification. Becoming a NAHRO Certified Specialists of Inspection Uniform Physical Condition Standards is a great way to show your commitment to becoming a knowledgeable, engaged and ethical leader in your organization. Ethics for Specialists is the other course you’ll want to complete to apply for your certification.

    What is the Schedule?

    Monday, March 8 to Friday March 12 from 1:00-5:00pm ET

    Objectives:

    By the completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Identify the work skills necessary for inspecting public housing sites and dwelling units;
    • Facilitate an understanding of how proper inspection work skills can increase a housing agency’s capacity to meet its mission to provide safe housing;
    • Increase participants’ understanding of the interrelationship of PASS and PHAS;
    • Provide a foundation for the changes in the system as it relates to Asset Management; 
    • Increase participants’ familiarity with and understanding of UPCS procedures and inspection forms; and
    • Provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate their agency’s current inspection operation, including the identification of strengths, weaknesses, and growth potential, and to identify goals and solve problems related to conducting UPCS inspections.

    Who should attend?

    • What impact the UPCS has on an agency’s overall PHAS score
    • How to conduct an annual inspection
    • The Inspector’s roles and responsibilities
    • Systems or methods to improve PASS scores
    • March 15, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • March 19, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Interactive Zoom Meeting

    Family Self-Sufficiency Virtual Classroom

    Interactive Zoom Meeting

    March 15-19, 2021

    Save $30!! Early Bird Pricing ends 2/22/2021!

    Enter Code: NCRC2020 to receive a discount!

    Register Now!

    Description:

    Are you ready to truly make a difference? The Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program is a critical and exciting component to the future of the Housing Choice Voucher /Public Housing Programs. Through this course you will gain or refresh your knowledge of the elements needed to create a successful and innovative FSS program. While attending this interactive course you will discover how to be an effective and creative coordinator using best practice case management techniques, including dissecting regulations to insure proper reporting, collecting data, and creating a linkage from the Housing Choice Voucher program to Homeownership. Learn how to create dynamic partnerships within the community to maximize the resources for your participants. Attendees will learn how to form a non-profit organization, to assist with securing and enhancing future FSS funding. You will be inspired to make a difference in the lives of those families you serve! This course includes a proficiency test.

    Who should attend?

    Executive Directors, Senior/Key Management staff, Supervisors, FSS Coordinators or Managers, and individuals monitoring escrow accounts.

    What is the Schedule?

    Monday, March 15 through Friday, March 19 from 12:30-4:30pm ET.

    • March 22, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • March 29, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Interactive Zoom Meeting

    Rent Calculation Essentials for HCV and PH Staff Virtual Classroom

    Interactive Zoom Meeting

    March 22-29, 2021

    Early Bird Pricing ends 3/1/21!

    Enter Code: NCRC2020 to receive a discount!

    Register Now!

    Length: Six (6) Three-hour modules of interactive study

    Schedule:

    Monday, March 22 through Monday, March 29 from 1:30-4:30pm ET

    NOTE: Training does not occur over the weekend

    Description:This course provides intermediate training in rent calculation for the public housing and housing choice voucher programs. The course also explores strengthening math skills and addressing math challenges in rent calculation through rigorous assignments and study. 

    Who should attend? (e.g., position titles we can market to): Intake Specialist, Occupancy Specialist, Quality Control Specialist, Housing Specialist

     Objectives: Attendees will further develop the skills to properly calculate rent as the result of identifying income, assets; properly calculating them, and applying the appropriate deductions to accurately calculate rent in public housing and housing choice voucher programs.

    • March 22, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • March 26, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • Interactive Zoom Meeting

    Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Virtual Classroom

    Interactive Zoom Meeting

    March 22-26, 2021

    Early Bird ends 3/1/21!

    Enter Code: NCRC2020 to receive a discount!

    Register Now!

    What is the Schedule?

    Monday, March 22 to Friday, March 26, 2021 from 1:00-5:00pm ET

    Note: Electronic copy of training manual included in pricing. Certification Exam must be purchased separately. Please note, Ethics is required for CSI-HQS. To learn more: https://www.nahro.org/certification-training/nahro-certification/certified-specialist-of-inspection-housing-quality-standards-csi-hqs/

    Description:

    Through 6 modules delivered over a two-week period, learn how to improve the level of your HCV and PBV/Section 8 Housing Inspections and meet SEMAP requirements through these interactive modules. Develop or fine-tune related work skills, review procedures and forms affecting standards, and learn how to evaluate your current operations to identify strengths and challenges. The NAHRO Certified Specialist of Inspection - Housing Quality Standards (CSI-HQS) Certification Exam is offered online.

    Objectives:

    Through expert instruction, you will learn to conduct a thorough inspection to illustrate (or rediscover) details that must be observed in order to identify actions to be taken. Specific topics to be addressed are:

    • Section 8 Pre-Inspection and Inspection Preparation and Procedures
    • Negotiation and Arbitration—How to Successfully Come to Agreement with Landlords and Residents
    • Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution
    • Consistency—How to Pass Inspections, Even When HUD Arrives for a Surprise Review
    • Reinspection—How to Avoid Pitfalls

    Who should attend?

    Section 8 Housing Inspectors, Preventative Maintenance Inspectors, and new and seasoned inspectors.

    • April 28, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • April 29, 2021
    • 1:30 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual Hopin Platform


    April 28-29, 2021

    More information coming soon!


    Thank You Conference Sponsors!


    • January 06, 2022
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    • January 07, 2022
    • (EST)
    • Embassy Suites, Chicago, Illinois
    NCRC Workshop and Board Meeting

    January 6-7, 2022


    Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown
    600 N State Street. Chicago, IL 60654

    Sleeping Room Cut off Date is December 10, 2021

    Reservation # 800-445-8667

    Agenda will be sent out to the board prior to the meeting!

NCRC NAHRO
169 Templar Ave.
Pinckney, MI 48169
NCRC NAHRO is a 501(c)3 organization.

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