The most widely recognized certification for HUD occupancy tailored specifically for Public Housing
Our COS has been the industry-standard for occupancy training and certification since 1981 and this version extends that quality to the HUD Public Housing Program.
Certified Occupancy Specialist –Public Housing (COSP) is a comprehensive study of the HUD guidelines and regulations that you will find in the Public Housing Occupancy Guidebook (PHOG). COSP is geared toward individuals, both experienced and new to the field, who are responsible for, or involved in, compliance with HUD regulations as they relate to the traditional low-income public housing program.
If you have ever tried to read a governmental guidebook on regulations of any type, you know how difficult it can be to get through it and understand the content well enough to act with confidence. NCHM helps to ease the burden by providing straightforward, simple to understand explanations.
COSP is based on the HUD Public Housing Occupancy Guidebook (PHOG) issued in June of 2003 and includes all of the many relevant notices issued since then, ensuring that you are completely up-to-date with all HUD requirements. Not only will you be current on the regulations, you will have the fundamental training necessary to become a true professional.
Ideal for newcomers to the public housing industry, COSP is also an effective refresher course for veteran professionals who want to stay abreast of the latest changes in HUD guidance and interpretation.
Please note: The certification exam for this course is administered in the classroom on the third day.