Save the Date!
The Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation (TSAHC) is offering the following
in-person NeighborWorks training courses in 2020 to our Housing Connection network. These courses are available to any housing or counseling nonprofit, unit of local government, or community based organization that provide home buyer, financial education or affordable housing.
*PLEASE NOTE: Housing Connection (originally scheduled for June 1-5, 2020) has been postponed due to COVID-19. It will now take place December 7-11, 2020.
Monday through Friday
HO250- Homeownership Counseling Certification
This course is for pre-purchase homeownership counselors with a minimum of one year one-on-one counseling delivery experience. Through hands-on applications, this intermediate level course teaches counselors the skills, procedures and subject matter expertise needed to create successful new homeowners. Participants will learn how to provide one-on-one counseling sessions to address savings, credit and debt barriers to homeownership, and use the latest industry tools, techniques and resources.
Monday and Tuesday
AH224- Understanding Underwriting: Successful Loans for Nonprofit Developers
Learn how to discuss your deal with private-sector lenders and present a loan package that will interest lenders and result in a positive review of your loan request. Find out what your loan package should and should not include. Discover how to best present your ideas to private-sector lenders to get them to finance your deal. Recommended for community housing development organizations (CHDOs), community-based organizations, community development corporations and others involved in financing real estate or business development deals.
To apply for a scholarship, click here.
What types of certifications do NeighborWorks provide?
NeighborWorks America offers a variety of certifications in various fields which are maintained by obtaining 10 continuing education credits every year, or 30 credits every 3 years. By taking a 5-day course, you will receive 30 credits of continuing education to renew your certification. A 3-day course is worth 18 credits and a 2-day course is worth 12 credits.
For more information about the different certifications provided by NeighborWorks, including the requirements to obtain or maintain a certification and the application form for each, click here.
Who should I contact if I have additional questions?
Please contact Frank Duplechain at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any additional questions about scheduled or future trainings.