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November 2017

WEBINAR – Rehabilitation Series, Part 3: Initiating Rehabilitation Assistance

November 8, 2017 - 2:00 pm - 3:25 pm

REGISTER Before your organization begins the rehabilitation process you must have policies and procedures that identify the steps involved in the rehabilitation process. During this webinar, we will discuss the procurement process, the bidding process, the pre-bid meeting, contract award, signing agreements and supervision of the project during the bid process.  Come hear about best practices that you can implement in your current rehabilitation program.

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WEBINAR – Best Practices for Implementing a SHIP Rapid Rehousing Strategy

November 9, 2017 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

REGISTER The Florida Legislature has codified that SHIP jurisdictions may provide up to a year of rent subsidies for very low income applicants who are homeless and/or special needs households.  Participants will hear from SHIP jurisdictions that have implemented a rapid rehousing SHIP strategy in coordination with their Continuum of Care agencies and other community partners. Key Topics include determining eligibility of applicants, rent limits for the units, steps in the rental assistance process, and the importance of case management.…

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WEBINAR – Special Needs Assistance with SHIP Funds

November 13, 2017 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

REGISTER This webinar will help housing administrators develop strategies to expend the required 20 percent of the SHIP allocation to serve persons with special needs. This training will review documentation and reporting requirements related to each type of applicant with special needs as defined in s. 420.0004 of the Florida Statutes.  The presenters will highlight successful initiatives from SHIP communities involving assistance with rental housing, home repair, purchase assistance, and more.  Learn how local Centers for Independent Living, Arc agencies…

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WORKSHOP – Coordinated Entry (Workshop Series 1) Tampa

November 14, 2017 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Embassy Suites Tampa Airport Westshore,
555 N. Westshore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33609 United States
Components of an Effective Housing Crisis Response System2-01

Tampa - REGISTER HERE Coordinated Entry is a coordinated, streamlined process to assist people experiencing a housing crisis return to permanent housing appropriate to their needs. Coordinated Entry provides an opportunity for communities to clearly understand how a household in their community can access permanent housing. This workshop provides details of HUD’s requirements and recommendations for Continuums of Care and service providers. Participants will have an opportunity to hear the successes and challenges from Florida communities that have an operational coordinated entry…

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WEBINAR – Rapid ReHousing Series: Webinar 1 – Housing Navigation

November 28, 2017 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Components of an Effective Housing Crisis Response System2-01

REGISTER Rapid ReHousing is a housing intervention designed to quickly exit households out of homelessness and into permanent housing. The intervention is comprised of three main components: (1) Housing Identification, (2) Leasing and Financial Assistance, and (3) Support Services. The first webinar of a 3-part series on Rapid ReHousing, this webinar will take a look at best practices in housing navigation. We will look at what is working in other communities and review strategies outlined in our Landlord Collaboration Guidebook.

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December 2017

WEBINAR – New LHAP Strategy Design and Amendments

December 4, 2017 - 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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 how to write a SHIP strategy that is clear, concise and complies with all requirements.  The training will highlight details in the current version of the LHAP template and offer instructions on making updates to the Housing Delivery Goals Chart or other LHAP Exhibits.  Learn best practices to ensure quick approval of your new or…

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WORKSHOP – The Predevelopment Process (Tampa)

December 12, 2017 - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore

REGISTER (Tampa) Predevelopment is one of the most important components of housing development. This training provides guidance to nonprofit organizations on predevelopment and due diligence, necessary for evaluating project feasibility. The workshop is designed to complement the Affordable Housing Funding Sources workshop. Presenters will cover site acquisition, construction/design, zoning, budgeting and other elements of the predevelopment process. Workshop presenters will discuss the Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s Predevelopment Loan Program and the requirements, and will walk through the process for obtaining…

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WORKSHOP – The Development Process (Tampa)

December 13, 2017 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore

REGISTER (Tampa) Affordable housing production is the goal of many of Florida’s housing programs, and this workshop provides the participants with an introduction to the housing development process from the point of view of the developer. It is designed for nonprofit developers, housing program administrators, and their community partners. The presenter will address land use, impact fees, permitting, platting and more. Understanding the development process, as well as the costs and financing needed to make affordable housing production happen, will…

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January 2018

WEBINAR – Rehabilitation series, Part 4: Addressing Complaints in the Rehabilitation Process

January 11

    This training covers op ons for addressing homeowner or contractor complaints. The presenters will address the role of arbitra on and discuss what input may be provided by the a ordable housing advisory committee (AHAC).

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WEBINAR – Rehabilitation Series, Part 4: Addressing Complaints in the Rehabilitation Process

January 11 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

REGISTER This training covers options for addressing homeowner or contractor complaints. The presenters will address the role of arbitration and discuss what input may be provided by the affordable housing advisory committee (AHAC).

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