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Opening Our Doors with a Homeless Preference (AHA962C)

Presented By : Debbie Hixon
(*) Single User Price. For multiple users please call 1-800-223-8720
Pre Recorded Webinar
60 minutes
  •  Tue, September 27, 2016
Event Description

HUD’s Notice on Homeless Preference and Steps For Compliance

The HUD has strongly suggested working toward ending homelessness and specifically adopting a homeless preference for all areas in the country. As this topic continues to grow in importance and more and more stakeholders become committed towards ending homelessness, people in multifamily housing need to be aware of what that could mean for them.

In this session, expert speaker Debbie Hixon will reveal the steps necessary to create a Multifamily Planning and Implementation Team to address homelessness issuesas suggested by theHUD. You’ll get training in addressing this important issue in practical, easy-to-understand steps.

Know that as a multifamily housing professional it is essential for you to learn and understand these procedures and make sure that you consider your role and contribution in this very important goal the HUD has committed to achieve.

Session Highlights:

  • What Is Opening Doors?
  • What is DOEH?
  • What are the seven steps used by pilot communities to establish a homeless preference?
  • What could this mean to our existing waiting lists?
  • Would our current Tenant Selection Plans need to be altered?  If so, how?
  • Would our Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plans need to be altered? If so, how?
  • What is a limited preference rate and how is this calculated?
  • What are the instructions in the HUD notice that directly addresses implementation and approval of adopting a homeless preference?

Get this Bonus Handouts for Attending!

  • Training manual
  • HUD Notice H 2013-21
  • 15 Invaluable Attachments with Sample Forms needed to implement this preference

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone in HUD housing that is a Service Coordinator enlisted to help with trying to end homelessness.
  • Any Owner/Agents that would like to understand how they fit in with this.
  • Anyone in HUD housing that would have the responsibility of adopting this preference and all that this involves
About Our Speaker(s)

Debbie Hixon, Public Housing & Compliance ExpertDebbie Hixon
Debbie Hixon is the president and Owner of Hixon Training & Consulting, LLC with over 25 years in the Affordable Housing Industry. Hixon travels country-wide to present training on HUD topics.... More info

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