​​ CHFA eNews: Multifamily
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March 23, 2016

reminder: join us in ​​vail!

Please join us at the Colorado National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Organization (NAHRO) conference—occurring May 9-13, 2016. The following CHFA-sponsored Project Based Section 8 (PBS8) tracts will be held May 11-13:

TRACS 202D and TRACS 203A Hot Topics
This year we are excited to bring Jed Graef to the conference! As the leading authority on TRACS, the key components and issues of TRACS version 202D, and 202D TRAC errors, Jed is here to help you gear up for the next proposed TRACS version 203A.

Jed began in the affordable housing industry as a programmer for A&M Software and was the development director and a designed the first Contract Administrator product, HFA Manager. He also worked directly as a HUD Contractor on the TRACS re-engineering project, specifically the original 202C Industry Specifications. He has been requested by HUD to chair various industry groups, including the assignment to write the specifications for TRACS 202D. Jed is currently the Housing Business Manager at Housing and Development Software working directly with the HDS Multifamily and Contract Administration (Section 8) Management System bringing his strong industry and regulatory knowledge to HDS key market.

Navigating the Compliance Complexities of Layered Programs
We are also proud to bring Heather Staggs, a former CHFA and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development employee, to share her expertise in low income housing laws and regulations compliance. Join Heather if you want to understand the conflicts between different regulatory aspects of each funding source/program on your property. This hands-on course will pinpoint the program differences as well as offer solutions to handle them.

Fair Housing Compliance: Hot Topics Part I; Fair Housing Compliance: Hot Topics Part II
Deborah Manigault and Irma Abalos from the Denver HUD Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity will engage participants in a two-part discussion of hot topics in the field of fair housing, including a sharp focus on practical application. Bring your questions, as there will be robust opportunities for Q&A.

In addition, we hope to see you at the following sessions in the PBS8 tract being presented by CHFA staff:

Preparing for REAC
Do you want to learn more about the REAC inspection process and how best to prepare your residents? Join CHFA’s REAC inspector and resident liaison to discuss latest changes and hot topics in REAC.

Contract Renewal, Rent Adjustments, Utility Analysis, and Special Claim Submissions “Show me the Money”

Make the most of your time and money. Come learn tips that will make your submissions of contract renewals, rent adjustments, utility analyses, and special claims the most profitable and successful.


Click on the links below for more information and registration about the Colorado NAHRO 2016 Annual Conference - Partnering for Progress. Early registration deadline is Friday, April 8, 2016. Where
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort Hotel
715 W. Lionshead Circle
Vail, Colorado 81657


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