Collection: Public Housing Eligibility


The purpose of this seminar is to teach students how to determine family eligibility for public housing.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of Public Housing Eligibility, you should be able to explain and apply HUD regulations and guidance to determine eligibility in the public housing program.

Day One

  • Read and interpret HUD notices, regulations, and other resources with a focus on critical information
  • Explain basic PHA responsibilities throughout the program
  • Apply HUD requirements regarding fair housing and VAWA to public housing program operations

Day Two

  • Discuss waiting list management as it applies to application taking and processing, preferences, and removal from the waiting list
  • Describe the basic principles behind income targeting and deconcentration of poverty
  • Discuss the final eligibility determination stage with an emphasis on the screening and eviction rule

Seminar #101-012

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METHOD: A group-live seminar featuring PowerPoint, case studies, group discussion, course book, and Q&A
LENGTH: Two days
AUDIENCE: Eligibility specialists, waiting list supervisors, and public housing staff
EXAM: The certification exam is available for $175. Select the exam during checkout or click here to view a list of certification exams available.
CREDITS:CPE units = 12, CEU units w/ exam = 1.0

AVAILABLE IN SPANISH: This seminar is available in Spanish. Agencies who request this seminar in Spanish will receive a bilingual trainer and the PowerPoint presentation for the seminar in Spanish. Contact us for more information.
Este seminario esta disponible en español. Una agencia puede pedir este seminario en español y recibirá un entrenador bilingüe y la presentación de power point será en español. Comuníquese con nuestra oficina para más información.

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