• Education & Training

Education and training opportunities give affordable housing and community development professionals nationwide an unparalleled chance to build on their skills and experience and engage more effectively in community transformation. All times listed below are Eastern Standard Time (EST) unless indicated otherwise. 

 

AUGUST

August 4

Tuesday, 9:30AM-11:30AM

Affordable Housing Program Training: Developing Rental Housing Free webinar focused specifically for member financial institutions and their housing partners interested in applying to develop rental housing. Learn ways to maximize your success in submitting an Affordable Housing Program application. You'll also learn how to use the Bank's online AHP application. Ask our knowledgeable staff as many questions as you like during this real-time presentation. Presented by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (FHLBB).

Webinar


August 6

Thursday, 9AM-5PM

Learn the ins and outs of the LIHTC program  The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program was designed by Congress to encourage the development of affordable rental housing. LIHTCs provide tax benefits for investors in projects that generate good housing for low-income households at affordable rents. Course participants learn the key issues that arise in typical LIHTC projects as well as practical solutions.

Shuler Manor, 1400 NW 54th Street, Miami, FL 33142
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August 8

Saturday, 8AM-5PM

First Time Homebuyers Workshop  Free workshop to educate prospective homebuyers. Attendees can earn an 8 Hour *HUD Certificate after completion. More...

Urban League of Broward County, 560 NW 27th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL
RSVP (954) 584-0777, info@ulbcfl.org​ 


August 8

Saturday, 9AM-3PM

First Time Homebuyers Workshop  Free workshop to educate prospective homebuyers. Attendees can earn an 8 Hour *HUD Certificate after completion. More...

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


​August 8

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 Beach Branch Library, 300 S Federal Highway, Hallandale, FL
RSVP: (954) 923-5001 or info@mortgagegrants.com


​August 8

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. 

​Liberty City Community Revitalization Trust, 4800 NW 12 Avenue, Miami, FL
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​August 11

Tuesday, 6PM-8PM

Smart Money Credit Workshop  Free workshop to learn how to rebuild your credit, learn about credit reports and how lenders make credit decisions. Presented by OneUnited Bank. 

​OneUnited Bank, 3275 NW 79th Street, Miami, FL 33147
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August 12

Wednesday, 9:30AM-11:30AM

Affordable Housing Program Training: Developing Homeownership Housing Free webinar focused specifically for member financial institutions and their housing partners interested in applying to develop homeownership housing. At the session, you will learn ways to maximize your success in submitting an Affordable Housing Program application. You'll also learn how to use the Bank's online AHP application. Ask our knowledgeable staff as many questions as you like during this real-time presentation. Presented by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (FHLBB).

Webinar


August 13

Thursday, 2PM-3:15PM

Supportive Housing = Health Care: Housing as a Platform for Better Health Presenters on this webinar will give an overview of the evidence supporting housing as a health intervention, discuss initiatives underway helping to integrate housing and health, and share emerging practices being implemented to improve patient/tenant outcomes.

Webinar


August 15

Saturday, 8:30AM

Homebuyer Goal Setting Workshop  Free workshop to educate prospective homebuyers. Attendees can earn an 8 Hour *HUD Certificate after completion. Hosted by Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida (NHSSF)

​NHSSF Broward Office, 2800 W Oakland Park Boulevard, Room 115, Fort Lauderdale, FL
RSVP (954) 564-4037


August 19

Wednesday, 2PM-3PM

Green Building in Multifamily Affordable Housing: Impacts and Policies  Green building programs and technologies implemented in multifamily affordable housing new construction and renovation projects can reduce construction and operational costs for developers and property managers, improve the quality of life for low-income residents and reduce the cost of their utilities. Presented by by Capital One.

Webinar 


August 20

Thursday, 6PM-8PM

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

​Mount Olive Baptist Church, 401 NW 9th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL
RSVP h2hflorida@gmail.com 


​August 22

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 Beach Branch Library, 300 S Federal Highway, Hallandale, FL
FlyerRSVP: (954) 923-5001 or info@mortgagegrants.com


​August 25

Tuesday, 11AM-Noon

Legal Considerations for Inclusionary Housing Policies  The Cornerstone Partnership and the National Community Land Trust Network are hosting a webinar that will provide an overview of the state and legal implications to consider when pursuing inclusionary housing policies. It will use the California Building Industry Association v. City of San Jose decision to frame that discussion. 

Webinar


​August 25

Tuesday, 6PM-8PM

Smart Money Credit Workshop  Free workshop to learn how to rebuild your credit, learn about credit reports and how lenders make credit decisions. Presented by OneUnited Bank. 

​OneUnited Bank, 3275 NW 79th Street, Miami, FL 33147
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August 26

​Wednesday, 6PM-8PM

​Homebuyer Education Workshop  Free workshop to educate prospective homebuyers. Attendees can earn an 8 Hour *HUD Certificate after completion. Registration is required. Hosted by Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida (NHSSF). More...

​Davie Police Department, Community Room, 1230 S Nob Hill Road, Davie, FL
RSVP (954) 587-0160


August 27

Thursday, 9:30AM-12:30PM or 2PM-5PM

​Reverse Mortgage Purchase Program Presented by Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors (GFLR), two sessions available. Separate the myths from the reality on this purchase product; qualify and educate senior borrowers, know what types of properties qualify. Pre-Registration Required. Free class with $25 refundable seat deposit

GFLR West Auditorium, 5850 Hiatus Road, Suite A, Tamarac, FL 33321

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August 27

Thursday, 2PM-3:30PM

​Housing Authorities: The Whys and Hows of Engaging with Supportive Housing Providers Learn about different types of homeless service providers that make good partners, the resources that pay for supportive services, and ways to create an effective agreement with your local homeless assistance system. Presented by CSH.

Webinar


August 30-September 2

​​Sunday-Wednesday

Florida Housing Conference The Florida Housing Coalition’s Annual Conference attracts more than 600 affordable housing advocates, lenders, developers, administrators and policy makers. The Annual Conference offers trainings from the nuts and bolts of housing to cutting edge training and an opportunity to learn from a broad range of experts. ​

Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive, Orlando, FL
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August 31-September 4

​​Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-5PM

Rental Housing Development Finance   Participants learn the underwriting criteria used by lenders and the rates of return demanded by private equity investors in order to determine their investment in a rental housing project. This course also explores the methods practitioners can utilize to attract the maximum amount of private capital to rental housing projects as well as the techniques to fill financing gaps with public resources. ​

Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA
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*HUD:  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

 

 

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