The Four Pillars
Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS)
COS is a comprehensive study of HUD guidelines and regulations set forth in HUD Handbook 4350.3, including rent calculation, eligibility, verification, recertification, tenant screening, and Fair Housing.
Tax Credit Specialist (TCS)
TCS provides a thorough review of IRS guidelines and regulations and HUD Handbook 4350.3 sections that pertain to Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties.
COS – Public Housing (COSP)
COSP focuses on HUD’s Public Housing Occupancy Guidebook.
Certified Voucher Specialist (CVS)
CVS focuses on the occupancy requirements of HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher program.
Certified Manager of Housing (CMH)
CMH introduces processes for decision-making and problem-solving that equip housing managers to effectively deal with the day-to-day challenges that arise in a diverse housing community.
Certified Manager of Senior Housing (CMSH)
CMSH is designed specifically for professionals involved in the management of senior housing communities.
Certified Manager of Maintenance (CMM)
CMM introduces a system that enables managers and maintenance leaders to control maintenance costs and increase productivity by shifting from reactive on-demand maintenance to planned and preventative maintenance.
Certified Financial Specialist (CFS)
CFS teaches how to effectively use monthly financial statements and develop an accurate annual budget.