Section 8 and Other Federally Assisted Multifamily Housing

Agenda subject to change.

Wednesday Jan 16

Registration & Information
Plenary Session

HUD Multifamily Program Update
Senior HUD officials from the Office of Multifamily Housing Programs share the latest news about the Administration’s affordable rental housing priorities and plans. Learn about HUD’s PBCA procurement plans. Explore HUD’s multifamily financing initiatives and program developments. Discuss how these and other changes will impact the PBCA portfolio.

Plenary Session

Preservation Spotlight
Consider opportunities and challenges in affordable housing preservation and analyze the latest tools to address the varied needs of an aging portfolio. Get updates on the RAD expansion to Section 202 properties with project rental assistance contracts, Section 8bb rental assistance contract transfers, and USDA Rural Housing Services’ actions to address properties with maturing mortgages.

Thursday Jan 17

Registration & Information
Continental Breakfast
Concurrent Sessions

Joint with Housing Credit

Furthering Fair Housing Compliance
Explore monitoring of civil rights requirements, fair housing marketing, tenant selection plans, general public use, Section 8 nondiscrimination provisions, reasonable accommodation, accessibility standards, HUD criminal background rules, Violence Against Women Act requirements, and Department of Justice enforcement actions related to fair housing.

Multifamily Finance Forum
Survey financial structuring and underwriting strategies for Housing Credit developments with multiple subsidies, including tax-exempt bonds, HOME, the Housing Trust Fund, RAD, the Federal Financing Bank Risk-Sharing program, and USDA assistance.

Plenary Session

Industry Outlook
Industry leaders share their perspectives on what to expect in 2019 from the Administration and Congress, federal funding for Section 8 and other multifamily programs, HUD’s PBCA program, and the impact of recent legislative and regulatory changes on HUD property management and preservation.

Lunch
Plenary Session

Hot Topics in Contract Administration, Part 1
Expert trainer Mary Ross returns by popular demand to discuss recent and upcoming changes to HUD Section 8 contract administration and assisted housing requirements, including implementing housing-related provisions from the Fixing America’s Service Transportation and Housing Opportunities Through Modernization acts, as well as changes to the Enterprise Income Verification system and Management and Occupancy Review form.

Note: Course materials will not be handed out during this session but will be available online in early January for attendees to view or print.

Plenary Session

Hot Topics in Contract Administration, Part 2
See session description under Part 1.

Plenary Session

Hot Topics in Contract Administration, Part 3
See session description under Part 1.

Section 8 and MRBs Happy Hour

Friday Jan 18

Continental Breakfast
Registration & Information
Plenary Session

Troubleshooting Procurement Particulars
As HUD continues to explore a procurement process for rebidding the PBCA work, examine how to troubleshoot procurement particulars that may trip up public or quasi-public applicants, including small business participation and labor standards.

Community Meet-Up

Open to NCSHA HFA and Associate members only

Contract Administration
Engage in an informal and open discussion with your state HFA peers about what you have heard in previous sessions. Share pressing questions, issues, and best practices, including those on contract administration, procurement, financing techniques, asset management, and compliance monitoring.

Agenda subject to change.

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