• Education & Training

Various workshops, training opportunities and education events relating to affordable housing are held throughout the country. Register early for events throughout the year ahead. All times listed below are Eastern Standard Time (EST) unless indicated otherwise.


JUNE 2016

 

June 11

Saturday, 8:30AM - 5PM

First Time Homebuyers Workshop  Free workshop to educate prospective homebuyers. Attendees can earn an 8 Hour *HUD Certificate after completion. Presented by Housing Federation of America.

Urban League of Broward County, 560 NW 27th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale FL
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June 11

Saturday, 9AM-3PM

First Time Homebuyers Workshop  Free workshop to educate prospective homebuyers and provide attendees a *HUD Certificate of Completion. More...

Broward County Housing Authority, 4780 N. State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes, FL
RSVP (954) 497-4583


 

June 11

Saturday, 10AM

Veterans Homeownership Seminar  Free workshop to educate prospective US Veteran homebuyers, including information about special VA loans. Presented by United Way of Broward County's Mission United.

United Way of Broward County, 1300 S Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale


 

June 11

Saturday, 10AM-5PM

Homebuyer Education Workshop  Free workshop to educate prospective homebuyers and provide attendees a *HUD Certificate of Completion. Presented by Housing Federation of America.

Broward College Library, South Regional, 7300 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, FL
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June 11

Saturday, 10AM-5PM

Homebuyer Education Workshop  Free workshop to educate prospective homebuyers. Attendees can earn an 8 Hour *HUD Certificate after completion. Presented by Housing Federation of America.

Hallandale Branch Library, 300 S Federal Highway, Hallandale, FL
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June 11

Saturday, 6PM-8PM

Homebuyer Goal Setting Workshop  Learn the skills to setting goals to buying a home.  Hosted by H2H Homebuyers Club.

South FL Educational Development Center, Inc., 620 NW 2nd Avenue, Hallandale Beach, FL
RSVP h2hflorida@gmail.com


 

June 15

Wednesday, 2PM-3:30PM

Webinar: Solving the U.S. Eviction Crisis  In today's housing market, robust protection of renters' rights to access and remain in affordable housing are critical to homelessness prevention. Join our panel of experts for a discussion of emerging policy trends protecting the rights of renters across the country, including "just cause" eviction laws, protections of renters in foreclosed properties, and eviction and credit history sealing and expungement. You will learn how these policies have worked to prevent homelessness across the country, and how to successfully enact similar laws in your community.

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June 16

Thursday, 6PM-8PM

First Time Homebuyers Workshop  Free workshop to educate prospective homebuyers. Presented by H2H Homebuyer Club.

Housing Aurhority of City of Fort Lauderdale, 500 W Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale
RSVP h2hflorida@gmail.com


 

June 17

Friday, 2PM-3:30PM

​​Webinar: Aging-in-Place Principles in Action Join Enterprise as they discuss the Aging-in-Place Principles, 2015 Criteria Aging-in-Place Recommendations, Existing Conditions Checklist, and a refresh of the Enterprise Green Charrette Toolkit which includes a new Prioritization Exercise.

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June 21

Tuesday, 2PM-3PM

​​Webinar: Opportunity Mapping Presented by National Housing Conference (NHC) about the importance of opportunity mapping in developing more equitable housing policies. Using geographic data is becoming more important as federal programs increasingly focus on increasing access to opportunity. In this complimentary webinar, speakers will provide an introduction to opportunity mapping and outline its importance in developing more equitable policies based on research from NHC's newest brief, "Opportunity Mapping."

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June 22

Wednesday, 6PM-8PM

First Time Homebuyers Workshop  Free workshop to educate prospective homebuyers. Presented by H2H Homebuyer Club.

Davie PAL, 4300 SW 57th Terrace, Davie, FL
RSVP h2hflorida@gmail.com


June 23

Thursday, 2:30PM-4PM

​​Webinar: The Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship: Designing for the Future of Affordable Housing Since its inception in 2000, The Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship has achieved dramatic results by advancing community engagement, sustainability and design excellence. Join Enterprise to learn about the program's future and its deep three-year investments in community development organizations across the country. Hosted by Christopher Scott, program director for the Fellowship, the webinar will feature presentations and Q&As from this year’s Fellowship host organizations Bon Secours Community Works, CASA of Oregon, New Orleans Redevelopment Authority, People’s Emergency Center, Urban Housing Solutions, and Urban Edge with Jamaica Plain NDC.

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June 25

Saturday, 10AM-5PM

First Time Homebuyers Workshop and Financial Literacy Classes  Learn about home ownership including:  shopping for loans and homes, home inspections, fair housing, homeowner insurance, title and closing, down payments and closing costs assistance, homestead and avoiding foreclosure.  Cost $25 (cash or money order at day of workshop).  Presented by Oasis of Hope Community Development Corporation and sponsored by Total Bank.

Pompano Beach Library, 1213 E Atlantic Boulevard, Pompano Beach, FL
RSVP (954) 586-1283


 

June 28

Tuesday, 1PM

​​Webinar: Rapid Re-Housing Performance Evaluation and Improvement Toolkit Learn how to use your program or system data on rapid re-housing to evaluate and improve services. Iain de Jong, of OrgCode Consulting, and Jerrianne Anthony, of Northern Virginia Family Services, will discuss the three metrics you need to evaluate rapid re-housing performance and how to translate your data into action.

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*HUD:  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

 

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