Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Workshops

ANHD’s Training Series

ANHD conducts a comprehensive, year-round series of training courses and a score of single-session workshops that promote best practices in affordable housing and economic development, increases policy advocacy skills, and helps community organizations build capacity. Watch for updates for more trainings on Tenant Rights, Affordable Housing at Risk, Metrics and Reportage, and Communications!

ANHD’s Training Series is designed to ensure that non-profit community development corporations have the high-level expertise they need in all phases of affordable development and construction administration, long-term asset management, and property management and facility maintenance to most effectively meet the housing needs of their local communities and continue to play a central role in New York City’s housing development ecosystem.

These comprehensive trainings are designed with a focus on 1) housing development skills, 2) long-term asset management skills, 3) property management skills, and 4) strategic opportunities.  Each quarter, at least one training is offered in each area.

ANHD gratefully acknowledges the generous support of:

Apple Bank, Astoria Bank, Bank of America, BTMU Foundation,
Capital One, Citi Foundation, Consolidated Edison, HSBC,
JPMorgan Chase, Mizuho Americas,
NeighborWorks America, Ridgewood Savings Bank, and
Wells Fargo Foundation

REGISTER HERE

 

LOCATION (unless other location noted below): Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD), 50 Broad Street, Ste. 1402, NYC below Wall St., near A, C, E, R, J, Z, 2, 3, 4, and 5 trains.

*PLEASE NOTE:  Some workshops are held at other locations or with partnering groups that require a different fee and registration process.

All trainings and workshops are $15 unless otherwise noted.

CONTACTS:

Upcoming Schedule

 

Removing Building Violations
Tuesday, June 28, 2017. 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Staff will get hands-on training in the essential and sometimes complicated process of effectively removing ECB, HPD & DOB violations from our buildings., We will be guided through the process with actual hands-on help filling out the relevant forms in order to avoid sometimes outsized and unnecessary fines. Bring your specific unresolved issues. This training is geared to property managers, supers, back office staff, project managers and supervisors.

Presented by: Randall Powell, Principal, Infinite Horizons.

Register for this training here.

 

Property Management

Institute for Real Estate Management (IREM) training series for Accredited Residential Management (ARM) Certification*
October 23, 24, 25, 30, 31, & November 1, 2017, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

ANHD member organizations have an opportunity to obtain the professional Accredited Residential Management (ARM) certification from the Institute for Real Estate Management (IREM) for almost half the usual price. The ARM certification is regarded as one of the most recognized credentials for residential real estate managers. This six-day ARM training increases the core skills and competencies that affordable housing managers need.

The ARM training explores key concepts related to ethical real estate management and reviews the following key competency areas related to effective residential management:

  • Human resource and relationship management: Management styles, intergenerational dynamics, employee motivation, recruiting and hiring, employment laws, communication, performance evaluations, and fostering productive relationships with owners.
  • Property financial management: Accounting, budgeting, measuring cash flow, operating expenses, financial reports, capital expenses.
  • Maintenance and risk management: Creating a maintenance and risk management plan, types of maintenance, property inspections, risk management, emergency and disaster planning, insurance, inventory and suppliers, working with contractors, maintenance systems, conservation and recycling, environmental issues.
  • Marketing and leasing: Demographics, target markets, comparison grid analysis, marketing strategies and social media, leasing tactics, affordable housing wait list procedures, Fair Housing and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, landlord-tenant laws, lease-term provisions, resident retention strategies.

Affordable housing managers will benefit by improving the property’s efficiency and bottom line, and increasing the skills and productivity of site management staff.

CERTIFICATION TRAINING:

Managing Residential Properties – RES201
October 23, 24, 25, 30, 31, 2017, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Ethics for the Real Estate Manager – ETH800
Monday, October 23, 2017, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm  

ARM Certification Exam – ARMEXM
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Reduced Course Fee for ANHD members: $700
Regular Price for non-ANHD members: $1,075
*Location: Knickerbocker Plaza – Lobby Level, 1751 Second Ave. (between 91st and 92nd St.)
New York, NY 10128
Register for these trainings here.

 

Past workshops have covered a wide range of topics. Here are some subjects from previous years:

  • Trainings with the NYC Retrofit Accelerator
  • OSHA 10 Construction Industry Safety and Health Training Part I and II
  • Combating Business Displacement: How New Commercial Tenant Anti-Harassment Legislation Can Support Your Members
  • ACRIS & More: Tenant Organizing Data Tools
  • Housing Court Basics
  • New Tools for Fighting Displacement: How to use the DAP MAP
  • Insurance From A to Z For Affordable Housing Organizations, Developers & Owners
  • Project Compliance: Low Income Housing Tax Credit Compliance & Other Governmental Regulatory Issues
  • Housing Budget Analysis
  • How to Supervise
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credits – Context, Dynamics & Trends: An Update
  • The Site Zoning Analysis and Project Feasibility for Affordable Housing Development Made Easier. Just How Important Are They?
  • Deal-Making, Partnerships and Joint Ventures: How to Structure a Partnership Deal For Affordable Housing Development.
  • The Business of Asset & Property Management-Best Practices
  • Affordable Housing At Risk
  • Removing Building Violations: A Hands-On Training
  • Amalgamated Bank’s Housing Construction Loan Program
  • Community Reinvestment
  • Introduction to Developing Affordable Housing and Real Estate Finance
  • Compelling Campaign Communications
  • And more…