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REGISTER This webinar provides guidance on new strategies and amendments and the considerations of what should be included when updating or changing the LHAP. Learn about new LHAP requirements and hear details about the latest plan updates and amendments that Florida Housing’s review committee has accepted…or sent back for more work. Review the essential sections of a SHIP strategy and write one that is clear, concise and complies with all requirements. The training will highlight details in the current version…Find out more »
REGISTER This workshop is an introduction to federal and state affordable housing funding sources, including the State Housing Initiative Housing Partnership (SHIP), State Apartment Incentive Loan (SAIL), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), HUD Continuum of Care (CoC), and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC). Presenters will provide an overview of the source of the federal and state funds, how the funds are awarded, allocated and…Find out more »
REGISTER Florida Housing Finance Corporation issues requests for applications (RFAs) to provide funding for developments with a homeless or special needs focus. These RFAs which are generally for nonprofit applicants only are often undersubscribed. Similar to the webinar on this topic for local governments, this webinar is designed with input from Florida Housing’s multi-family program staff, from the perspective of the nonprofit developer. Learn the submission requirements for these RFAs including threshold eligibility requirements for the applicant, funding levels, and…Find out more »
REGISTER This webinar is designed for nonprofits seeking to do development or expand their housing mission. It focuses on professional development for nonprofit board members, executive leadership to improve nonprofit operational capacity for affordable housing development. During this webinar, presenters will discuss areas of organizational self-assessment to focus on while considering adding or expanding affordable housing lines of business. This webinar is a pre-requisite training for those who plan to attend the workshop on this topic.Find out more »
REGISTER Very low-income households create challenges when applying for assistance as homebuyers. Many have no credit, poor credit, are cash poor and lack the knowledge needed to understand the homeownership process. The training will address leveraging and layering resources to make the purchase affordable, and how to partner with non-profit organizations—including Habitat for Humanity—to serve this income group. The webinar offers ways to prepare very low-income buyers for the responsibilities of homeownership. Presenters will discuss lender partners—including USDA RD in…Find out more »