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REGISTER SHIP administrators may benefit from establishing many local partnerships, including housing counseling partners. In the first webinar of this two-part series, SHIP administrators will learn how to partner with HUD approved counseling agencies to provide education and one-on-one assistance to the SHIP eligible households who apply for SHIP purchase assistance. Equipping buyers with this knowledge helps to increase the possibility that buyers will have success with homeownership. This webinar provides an overview of available housing counseling resources, including an…Find out more »
REGISTER This training is designed to provide guidance on the fundamental rules of the SHIP program and assist SHIP administrators with five years or less of SHIP experience with the implementation of their programs. This workshop addresses the primary responsibilities of SHIP program implementation and will help participants improve their application process, establish quality control for their qualification process, and assist in other aspects of daily SHIP administration. Who should attend? New and experienced SHIP administrators Subrecipients and sponsors SHIP…Find out more »
REGISTER The second and final webinar in this series will address how HUD approved counseling agencies may provide your SHIP eligible applicants with post-purchase education, foreclosure prevention classes, and one-on-one counseling. The training will also feature the Homebuyer Education Module for those who purchase a home in a Community Land Trust. Research shows that this upfront counseling prepares buyers to have success with homeownership. The presenters will discuss the process of selecting and contracting with a counseling agency. This training…Find out more »
REGISTER The rehabilitation process requires housing administrators and their staff work with homeowners, contractors, building inspectors, local officials, and funders. Understanding each of these groups and learning to work with them helps to avoid some of the problems that are commonly encountered in rehabilitation programs. This workshop will walk through the steps involved in the rehabilitation program process, deciding on the best approach and strategy design for your community, contractor selection and removal, scope of work, bidding process, contract terms…Find out more »
REGISTER Housing providers should be aware of the external disaster planning process and understand their role in supporting the process by participating and providing information necessary to prevent the loss of life and property in the event of a disaster. This workshop describes the leadership and coordinator responsibilities of public-sector housing providers as they interact with external emergency operations and planning functions that take place at the county and municipal levels. The presenters with address how SHIP-DR and other funding…Find out more »