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REGISTER Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) is a local land use planning tool that requires a housing developer under certain circumstances to include a percentage or specified number of affordable housing units within a market-rate development. House Bill 7103, which became law on July 1, 2019, amends the express statutory authorization for mandatory IZ to provide a requirement that developers be kept economically whole in exchange for providing affordable housing. State law now requires local governments to provide incentives to “fully offset…Find out more »
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,…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…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 »