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December 2019

WORKSHOP- Financing and Monitoring Rental Housing with SHIP (Tampa)

December 5, 2019 - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Children’s Board of Hillsborough County, 1002 East Palm Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605 United States

REGISTER This workshop provides an introduction to the principles behind developing and financing affordable rental housing utilizing SHIP, including the challenges and opportunities of both new construction and rehabilitation. The presenters will provide an overview of tax credit deals from a SHIP perspective in order to help participants understand the local government role in funding and compliance. Small, scattered site deals and large-scale developments will be covered. Learn what SHIP requires for ongoing monitoring of assisted rental units. Key topics include understanding the market,…

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WEBINAR- New Construction Strategies and Partnerships

December 11, 2019 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

REGISTER This webinar is designed to guide SHIP administrators as they explore opportunities for local governments to develop single family homes while working with developers and sponsors. Designing a strategy in your Local Housing Assistance Plan that meets the SHIP requirements is an important first step in this process. Learn how to solicit sponsors and developers, structure your program, develop effective agreements, and outline responsibilities to comply with SHIP program requirements. The presenters will examine sample construction strategies to highlight…

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January 2020

WEBINAR- SHIP File Documentation- Part 1

January 8 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

REGISTER A key element for SHIP program compliance requires that local governments retain proper file documentation when it comes to administrative responsibilities such as advertising, managing waiting lists, as well as maintaining proper documentation related to processing applications and providing assistance. This webinar will focus on the use of a checklist to assist in file compliance, along with documents required in the file by regulatory and statutory requirements. The presenters will discuss additional documentation requirements imposed by the local government…

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WORKSHOP- Proficiency in Income Qualification

January 15 - 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hardee Counties, 1288 N. Tamiami Trail
North Fort Myers, FL 33903 United States

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…

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WEBINAR- SHIP File Documentation- Part 2

January 22 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

REGISTER This second session of a two-part webinar series focuses on properly documenting SHIP tracking of program hard and soft cost, documenting expenditures, best practices for reconciliation of program expenditures with the finance department, documenting and tracking compliance with the SHIP program set aside requirements using the new SHIP tracking spreadsheet. The presenters will also review proper documentation for meeting program required deadlines and best practices for compliance with long term record retention requirements.

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