Certified Financial Specialist (CFS)
Certified Financial Specialist teaches the nuts and bolts of property-level financial management – knowledge that is essential to the successful operation of any type of multifamily or senior housing. CFS approaches the subject in two ways. First, it teaches participants what basic financial statements mean and how to use them in the day-to-day management of a property. Secondly, it goes in-depth on the proper way to develop an annual budget, teaching the critical steps in creating a budget that is accurate, achievable, and effective. Online certification exam – one week to complete.
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Certified Manager of Maintenance (CMM)
All managers of multifamily and senior housing properties are faced with the same challenge: getting maintenance needs accomplished quickly, correctly, and at the least possible cost. CMM shows how to use existing work order systems to better plan and execute day-to-day maintenance. CMM also provides participants with tested tools and methods for increasing productivity without increasing cost. Online certification exam – one week to complete.
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Blended Occupancy Specialist (BOS)
Blended Occupancy Specialist is a comprehensive study of the compliance challenges posed by "blended" sites – those properties receiving subsidies from multiple sources and/or financed through multiple programs. BOS focuses on where the rules overlap, where they differ, and how to steer a compliant path through it all. BOS is geared toward owners/agents/regional managers/supervisors or site managers who have properties with any combination of HUD project-based assistance, LIHTC, and HOME investment.
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