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Bridges Out of Poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty workshop provides both the social service provider and the community member key lessons in dealing with individuals from poverty.  Topics include increasing awareness of the differences in economic cultures and how those differences affect opportunities for success. This workshop is based on the book Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities, a collaboration between Ruby K. Payne, Phillip DeVol, and Terie Dreussi Smith. Phil’s experience includes developing school based, substance abuse prevention, intervention and student assistance programs, and Terie is an experienced educator and prevention coordinator. This workshop is designed for audiences of employers, community organizations, law enforcement, counselors, health care and social service providers.

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be received in writing five business days prior to the seminar.  No-shows will be billed.  Substitutions are accepted.

Price: $199.00

Date: July 24, 2018

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Developing a Top Performing Team - Webinar

Having a top-performing team means making sure that the members of the team area all in. This doesn’t mean that everyone is in agreement at all times, but it does mean everyone is committed to doing his/her part in order to achieve a common goal, even at times when their individual opinion may not match the direction of the organization or group.

On Tuesday, July 31, 2018, we will take a close look at skills and capabilities that will help you develop a top-performing team. Topics to be covered will include:

  • The difference between work group and team
  • Making sure everyone is heard
  • House rules for team meetings
  • Presenting an opposing opinion
  • Gaining support for important decisions

This 90-minute session is designed for:

  • Property management staffers
  • Corporate or headquarters staff, including regional and district managers; mid- and entry-level managers and supervisors; compliance specialists; HR, accounting and technical staff; etc.

Here are the details:

Date:     Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Time:    2:00PM Eastern / 1:00PM Central / 12:00PM Mountain / 11:00AM Pacific
This special event is brought to you by NAHMA, hosted by Rocky AHMA. 

About the Trainer: Brenda Harrington, founder of Adaptive Leadership Strategies, LLC, works with private, public and nonprofit organizations to improve performance by helping staff members work with greater agility and expanded leadership capacity. In the past, Brenda served as Executive Vice President, Operations for a large property management and consulting firm. She is a Moderator on the Global Delivery Team for Harvard Business School Publishing (HBP), where she facilitates leadership development courses for HBP corporate clients worldwide. Brenda has received her Certification for Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University, and is also certified by the International Coach Federation (ICF).

*Times are Eastern

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be submitted in writing no less than five business days in advances of the seminar.  Substitutions are accepted. 

Price: $100.00

Date: July 31, 2018

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Fair Housing: VAWA, Criminal Records, LEP and More!

The Fair Housing Act and Section 504 requirements can be tricky without proper training.  "Ignorance is bliss," but, it gets you sued in the apartment industry.  Bill Willis has been representing landlords for over 30 years.  This training provides a practical, landlord perspective to Fair Housing... with a sense of humor!  Participants will learn the basis as well as discussing "Hot Topics" such as: age of occupant, occupancy standards, disparate impact, reasonable accommodations/"Certa Pet," use of proper verifications, design and construction issues, hoarding, direct threat and more.  The interactive presentation allows participants to anonymously respond to questions and scenarios that managers and maintenance experience in their day to day activities.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received in writing five business days prior to the session.  No shows will be billed.  Substitutions are accepted.

Price: $179.00

Date: August 9, 2018

Available Spaces: Unlimited

EIV Training - Columbus

Attendees will be given a quick refresher on how EIV is to be used.  Including: How to resolve discrepancies, Dealing with rent/subsidy repayments by both tenant and OA, common findings/issues that are seen during the MOR, how to close out those issues and case studies.

MAHMA Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be submitted to MAHMA in writing no less than 5 business days prior to the event.  Those not honoring reservations will be billed.  Substitutions are accepted.

Billing Policy:

All Non-Members must pre-pay.  MAHMA accepts all major credit cards.  Please call 1-866-242-9472 if you need to request an invoice.  One will not automatically be generated.  All MAHMA members will be invoiced following the training.

Price: $179.00

Date: August 23, 2018

Available Spaces: 35

Regional Affordable Housing Conference

The 2018 MAHMA Regional Affordable Housing Conference will be held October 8 and 9 at the Greektown Hotel in downtown Detroit.

Reserve your room today – call 877-424-5554 and mention MAHMA18 to secure the exclusive room rate of $129 per night.  Book your room by September 17 to guarantee the MAHMA rate.

Price: $349.00

Date: October 8, 2018

Available Spaces: Unlimited

How to Succeed at Your Management and Occupancy Review (MOR) - Detroit, MI

This is a half day workshop designed to inform Section 8 assisted properties of the continued HUD requirements and what should be included in your tenant files.  It is designed to update Owners/Agents/Site Staff on the HUD mandates that have been introduced in the past few years.  Some of the topics that will be covered are:

  • Do your tenant files contain all of the required documents and are you compliance with HUD requirements?
  • Have you incorporated the income/asset verification process as outlined in HUD Manual 4350.3 Change 4?
  • What EIV documents are you printing and placing in your tenant files? Are you pulling them and responding to them at the right time?
  • Are you using the current updates all of the required HUD forms?
  • Are you in compliance with the new VAWA requirement?

MAHMA Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be submitted to MAHMA in writing no less than 5 business days prior to the event.  Those not honoring reservations will be billed.  Substitutions are accepted.

Billing Policy:

All Non-Members must pre-pay.  MAHMA accepts all major credit cards.  Please call 1-866-242-9472 if you need to request an invoice.  One will not automatically be generated.  All MAHMA members will be invoiced following the training.

Price: $169.00

Date: November 8, 2018

Available Spaces: 35