2021 Trainings


    Date: October 21-22, 2021
    Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
    Price: Texas NAHRO Members $400, Non-Members $500
    Exam: Yes, Optional – $150
    Training Provided By: National NAHRO: Dennis Morgan
    Training Location: Online

    Description: This training program will focus on Fair Housing within the Assisted Housing Programs with a special emphasis on the Public Housing and Voucher Programs. The program will begin with the basics of Fair Housing, but then will take you deep into the Fair Housing process, program specific requirements, best practices, resolutions of complaints, 504 standards and processing reasonable accommodation requests. It will provide the latest information on the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the newest protected classes, Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and other federal provisions. The seminar will also include information on cases for Fair Housing violations, voluntary compliance agreements and special conditions that may be required by HUD or DOJ.


    • Understand the world of Fair Housing as it relates to assisted housing programs 
    • Implement processes and procedures to help agencies stay in compliance? 
    • Identify and eliminate barriers to promote Fair Housing within the ever-changing regulatory environment 

    Who should attend?:

    • Executive Directors 
    • Deputy Executive Directors 
    • Supervisors of both Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs 
    • Property Managers 
    • Specialists of both Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs 



    Date: October 25-29, 2021
    Price: Texas NAHRO Members $700, Non-Members $800
    Exam: Yes, Optional – $150
    Training Provided By: Nan McKay
    Training Location: Dallas Housing Authority

    Who Should Attend: All public housing staff and supervisors

    Description: This public housing training allows you to learn three NMA seminars—eligibility, rent calculation, and occupancy—in one week! Instead of three separate certification exams, one exam at the end of the training allows participants to get high-quality, up-to-date training on all three topics. Upon completion of Public Housing Specialist, you should be able to explain and apply HUD regulations and guidance to determining eligibility, the intake process, occupancy, and rent calculation in the public housing program.


    • Identify and explain key program components
    • Describe factors of eligibility, waiting list requirements, and preferences
    • Explain and discuss occupancy standards in the public housing program
    • Describe and explain the process of unit offers
    • Describe the various aspects of the leasing process and analyze the required provisions of the public housing lease, including requirements and restrictions for pets
    • Analyze and describe the processes associated with annual and interim activities, including requirements for community service
    • Describe and analyze reasons for terminations and the grievance process
    • Read and interpret form HUD-50058 and its accompanying instructions
    • Identify and calculate annual income
    • Identify assets and calculate income from assets
    • Calculate adjusted income by correctly deducting HUD-defined allowances and expenses from annual income
    • Recognize the requirements for verification of income, allowances, and expenses
    • Calculate total tenant payment and tenant rent
    • Calculate prorated rent for mixed families

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    Date: December 6-8, 2021
    Time: M-T: 9:00am – 4:00pm, W: 9:00am – 12:00pm
    Price: Texas NAHRO Members $500, Non-Members $600
    Exam: No
    Training Provided By: National NAHRO: Dennis Morgan
    Training Location: Online

    Description: NAHRO’s Procurement and Contract Management Seminar is completely revised and updated to reflect the new regulations outlined in 2 CFR 200. You will learn how to procure quality goods and services for the right cost, the highest quality, for timely delivery, and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies. The training covers estimating costs of goods and services and developing criteria for analysis of proposals, ethics in contracting as well as the new Section 3 requirements.


    • Comply with the newest federal procurement requirements and regulations
    • Use the proper procurement method and contract type;
    • Analyze costs to ensure your agency gets the highest value for its contract dollar
    • Assess and control the procurement performance operation and how to ensure professional ethics in procurement


    Who Should Attend?: The training is a must for Asset Management staff, Procurement staff, Maintenance Supervisors, Executive Director, Contracting Officers.



    Cancellation and Refunds:  To receive a refund of your registration fees, written notice of cancellation must be received 30 days prior to the training; a $50 processing fee will be assessed.  Cancellations received within 30 days of the training will not be refunded.  The agency can send a substitute attendee if the original registrant can’t attend.  No exceptions will be made.