Webinar: Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO): Predevelopment, Underwriting Activities and More

*Please note SFCDC is not the organizer of this event.

“This is the final part of a two-webinar series about obtaining the CHDO Designation that addresses the benefits of becoming this type of nonprofit organization. Webinar #2 will address details of CHDO activities during predevelopment and underwriting. The presenters will discuss pitfalls to avoid with subsidy layering. Participants will learn what developing strategies to employ in order to build or demonstrate that their agencies have the capacity needed to maintain CHDO status and receive HOME CHDO set-aside funds. The training will also provide ideas for complying with requirements for CHDO board composition and will also address how to start a HOME Consortium.”

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Webinar: Coordinated Entry Series: How are we doing in Florida?

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“Every Continuum of Care must establish or update its coordinated entry process in accordance with HUD requirements by January 23, 2018. The last webinar in a 3-part series, this webinar will focus on communities in Florida that have already implemented Coordinated Entry. Local continuums of care and their partners will describe how they implemented coordinated entry in their community and provide insight on what is working well.”

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Webinar: Pre- and Post-Disaster Recovery with SHIP

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“Florida must be prepared for hurricanes, fires, floods, tornados and more.  Every hurricane season has the potential to be a destructive one—this is incentive enough to plan ahead.  This webinar will be presented in coordination with staff from the Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM), who will detail new construction and rehabilitation features that strengthen a home against damage from futures disasters.  Participants will learn to identify community partners who are preparing for disasters and organizing to respond when the time comes. Presenters will address the valuable contribution of the SHIP program in responding to past disasters. Learn how to ‘tune up’ your SHIP disaster response strategy. Key topics will include the Local Mitigation Strategy and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters.”

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Webinar: FHFC Homeless and Special Needs RFA

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“Interested in increasing affordable housing in your community? Each year the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC) issues RFAs for nonprofits, local governments, and communities to expand their affordable housing supply. This webinar will highlight funding opportunities through the FHFC for communities looking to build more affordable housing for households experiencing homelessness and/or with special needs.”

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Webinar: Coordinated Entry Series: Assessments, Referrals and Data

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“Every Continuum of Care must establish or update its coordinated entry process in accordance with HUD requirements by January 23, 2018. This webinar is part 2 in a 3-part series discussing coordinated entry. Participants will learn how to utilize HMIS and standardized assessments to assess, prioritize, and refer households to appropriate housing options. We will look at common barriers to implementation and solutions to improve the process. Key topics include shared decision making, vulnerability factors, and written standards.”

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