Day 1 -Rural Housing Section 515 Program This full day course outlines the basic requirements of the Rural Development Section 515 Program. The training provides an overview of Section 515 Program regulations, including rent rules, resident eligibility, income restrictions, and recertification requirements. The session also includes a full discussion of Management Plan requirements, on-site maintenance plans, tenant allowances, assets, acceptable occupancy policies, tenant selection and unit assignment, and tenant grievance procedures.
Day 2- Marketing of Affordable Housing Developments This four-hour training is designed to provide an outline of effective marketing techniques for affordable housing properties, including HUD, Rural Development, and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit. It covers proven marketing strategies for affordable projects and provides tips in how to avoid non-compliance during the marketing of such properties. Issues covered include desired amenities, energy efficiency measures, and elements involved in a successful marketing program, as well as fair housing concerns in the development of a marketing program.
Registration includes continental breakfast each day and lunch on Day 1. Registration deadline is August 15, 2018