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Online Conquering USDA/RD Compliance
Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 9:00 AM to Thursday, July 25, 2024, 3:00 PM MDT
Category: Events

AHMA Members: $400 - after 7/12/2024 $500
Non-Member: $500 – after 7/12/2024 $600

Learn How to Conquer Rural Development Compliance
USDA Rural Development (RD) training seminars provide detail and information that is vital to ensure proper compliance. USDA/RD provides safe and affordable housing for the nation’s most vulnerable families living in rural areas. In order to help these vital housing programs, remain intact, owners/agents need to do their part by operating their properties in accordance with current USDA/RD regulations. However, with the ever-changing housing regulations, maintaining compliance can become a challenge. Yet, failing to maintain compliance can result in dire consequences for the owner, the project and, most importantly, can negatively affect the tenants.

Developed by Amanda Lee Gross, VP of Training and Compliance Policy, US Housing Consultant's “Conquering USDA Rural Development Compliance” course assists affordable housing professionals in conquering USDA project compliance.

Our trainings delves deep into Rural Development’s laws and regulations, while also providing real-world examples with practical application. This engaging and interactive session utilizes numerous examples and exercises to ensure attendees complete the session with a thorough comprehension of how not only how to maintain project compliance, but why it is so important to do so. An optional certification exam is offered on the third day of this course or can be offered as an online exam.

Our Compliance workshops and full certification courses cover all aspects of USDA RD Compliance

In this training, Randy McCall, Housing Compliance Trainer, will cover all aspects of determining eligibility, including everything from processing applications, evaluating student status to calculating income and recertification requirements.

Our workshops are always up to date with current regulations and include relevant topics that reflect our ever-changing industry. This workshop includes current real-world examples with practical application and utilizes exercises to ensure attendees finish the session with a thorough comprehension of how to determine household eligibility.

Learn About USDA/RD Household Eligibility

USDA Rural Development Compliance includes many requirements regarding tenant selection and eligibility. The 3560 Handbook breaks down requirements for ensuring that every applicant is eligible for occupancy and rental assistance (RA). This seminar will review the most important elements of the program, including:

  • Verifying and Calculating Income and Assets and Adjusted Income
  • Tenant Recertification and Changes in Eligibility
  • Waiting Lists, Tenant Selection, and Unit Assignment
  • Assigning Rental Assistance.
  • Working with USDA/RD’s Project Requirements