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WORKSHOP- Successful Purchase Assistance and New Construction Strategies

April 5 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This workshop will discuss two major strategies identified in LHAPs. Most SHIP funds must be expended for homeownership activities, and homebuyer assistance is one of the most common strategies employed by local governments to meet the homeownership set aside requirement. This training is for SHIP local government housing staff and their community partners interested in developing, implementing, and managing a successful purchase assistance strategy. It will detail the application process and pre-purchase requirements, including homebuyer education requirements and inspections. Local governments can explore other opportunities for the development of single-family homes while working with developers and sponsors. Designing a strategy in your Local Housing Assistance Plan that meets the SHIP requirements is an important first step in this process. Learn how to solicit sponsors and developers, structure your program, develop effective agreements, and outline responsibilities to comply with SHIP program requirements. The presenters will examine sample construction strategies to highlight options for the terms of assistance and for selecting eligible buyers. SHIP administrators, nonprofit housing developers and contractors will find this webinar an essential first step in establishing or updating a single-family development program.

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Who should attend?
• Local planning and community development staff and elected officials
• Housing administrators
• Nonprofit affordable housing developers (including those in need of capacity building)

Details

Date:
April 5
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Wildwood Community Center
6500 CR 139
Wildwood, FL 34785 United States