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REGISTER Basic IDIS Workshop This two-day interactive workshop will provide new users with an introduction to the key functions of IDIS. We will review the eCon Planning Suite module including the Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan and CAPER. Users will also learn how to properly set-up, fund and complete CDBG & HOME activities. The workshop will cover the basics of grant-based accounting and its implications in IDIS. Attendees will become familiar with frequently utilized reports from the Micro Strategies module.…Find out more »
REGISTER In a state dominated by single-family units, many people struggle to find suitable living arrangements. This webinar offers information about an affordable housing approach supported by the Florida Legislature that few local jurisdictions are implementing. An accessory dwelling unit (ADU) is a residential unit that is secondary to the primary residence of the homeowner and can be a powerful smart growth tool for providing affordable rental housing. ADUs are also beneficial to elderly and disabled populations in which a caregiver or family members can…Find out more »
REGISTER A majority of SHIP funds must be expended for homeownership activities, and homebuyer assistance is one of the most common strategies employed by local governments to meet the homeownership set aside requirements. This training is for SHIP local government housing staff and their community partners interested in developing, implementing, and managing a successful purchase assistance strategy. This first session of a two-part webinar will detail the purchase assistance process, including the application process, pre-purchase requirements including homebuyer education requirements,…Find out more »
REGISTER Partnerships are key to a successful homebuyer program. The presenters will offer guidance on how to create long-term partnerships with developers, lenders, title companies and Realtors. The benefits of working with housing counseling agencies will be discussed as part of a review of common topics included in a pre-purchase educational curriculum. Learn what factors to consider for program implementation, including determining the maximum subsidy, owner contributions, property values, how to plan for continued affordability, and how to adjust programs…Find out more »
REGISTER This is an intensive workshop on the details of income compliance designed specifically for those who process applications for SHIP assistance and the people who supervise them. As one of the trainings that is most requested by SHIP staff, this course introduces numerous critical tasks to determine eligibility, including income verification, determining household size, and calculation of annual income. The training covers applicant intake, income/asset verification, and file documentation. Hands on exercises will challenge participants to apply qualification methods…Find out more »