TRAINING CALENDAR

If you would like to search by Workshops or Webinars, please use the search tool below. Click here for the 2022-2023 Catalyst Training Calendar.

At the Florida Housing Coalition, we are committed to accessibility. We are currently revising and adapting all our trainings for full accessibility. While we build out this important component, if you need an accommodation to attend a training or for a specific publication, white paper, or fact sheet, please reach out to info@flhousing.org with the name of the training or resource and what accommodation we can provide.

For questions, please contact the Florida Housing Coalition at 850-878-4219 or info@flhousing.org.

WEBINAR- SHIP Program Administration: Part 2

This second half of a webinar series is designed to provide guidance on the fundamental rules of the SHIP program. Presenters will review a year-long timeline of SHIP tasks and deadlines and will provide LHAP guidance about strategy implementation. Participants will learn about tracking and reporting SHIP, fiscal management, monitoring, and compliance. This administration training […]

WEBINAR- Curing Title Issues

This second half of a webinar series is designed to provide guidance on the fundamental rules of the SHIP program. Presenters will review a year-long timeline of SHIP tasks and deadlines and will provide LHAP guidance about strategy implementation. Participants will learn about tracking and reporting SHIP, fiscal management, monitoring, and compliance. This administration training […]

WEBINAR- Developing Selection Criteria for Recipients and Sponsors

This webinar will help local governments develop a selection system to identify SHIP eligible applicants and consider how to prioritize them in accordance with the selection criteria identified in the LHAP.   In addition, the training will address selection criteria for sponsors that will build or repair housing with SHIP.  Sub-recipient selection will also be addressed […]

WORKSHOP- Financing and Monitoring Rental Housing with SHIP

Rivera Beach Marina Village Event Center 190 E. 13th Street, Rivera Beach, FL

SHIP funding is primarily focused on homeownership, but it can be a valuable tool to support rental housing projects. This workshop addresses the principles behind developing and financing affordable rental housing. The challenges and opportunities of both new construction and rehabilitation will be covered, as will small, scattered site deals and large-scale developments. The presenters […]

WEBINAR- Managing a Successful Purchase Assistance Program

This training introduces best practices for helping home buyers. 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, […]

WORKSHOP- Proficiency in Income Qualification

Holden Heights Community Center 1201 20th Street, Orlando, FL

This is an intensive workshop on the details of income compliance designed specifically for those who process applications for SHIP assistance and the people who oversee the SHIP office. One of the trainings that is most requested by SHIP staff, this course introduces numerous critical eligibility activities, including income verification, determining household size, and calculation […]

WEBINAR- Accessing Infrastructure Funds for Housing

This webinar series addresses water, sewer, road, and more types of infrastructure important to affordable housing development.  Unless your affordable housing will be on well and septic or “off-grid,” public infrastructure will be essential.  Florida’s infrastructure systems can be spotty- even in urban areas.   Capital improvements for infrastructure are scheduled many years out and can […]

WEBINAR- Increasing Minority Homeownership

Presenters will discuss federal, state and local fair housing law enforcement and compliance, improving outreach of purchase assistance programs to reach minority populations and those least likely to apply. How a Limited English Proficiency Plan can increase participation, and the role of counseling as a tool to provide increased outreach and minority homeownership. Local government […]

WEBINAR- Using SHIP to End Homelessness

This training will address using SHIP to prevent and end homelessness. We will discuss strategies including eviction prevention, rental assistance, and development of housing for special needs populations. SHIP funds can and should be used to help round out options and fill gaps in housing needs for special populations, including those nearing and/or homelessness We […]

WEBINAR- New Construction Strategies and Partnerships

This webinar is designed to guide SHIP administrators as they explore opportunities for local governments to develop 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, […]

WORKSHOP- Successful Purchase Assistance and New Construction Strategies

Wildwood Community Center 6500 CR 139, Wildwood, FL

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 […]

WEBINAR- Working with Blended Financing/Subsidy Layering

The webinar offers useful guidance to help determine which rule takes precedence over another when monitoring blended projects. This webinar offers guidance on monitoring projects that have multiple funding sources such as SHIP, HOME and tax credit financing. It will address which project rules apply when there are multiple funding sources and considerations when reviewing […]

WEBINAR- Survive and Thrive as a Nonprofit

This webinar is designed to help nonprofits build organizational capacity, which in turn supports resource development. This training will help those interested in building nonprofit organizational capacity and resiliency, such as nonprofit CEOs or executive directors, senior staff, board members, funders, and local government staff working with nonprofits. Presenters will help participants identify factors that […]

WEBINAR- Working with Sponsors and Subrecipients

This webinar will offer guidance on how to outsource implementation of one or more SHIP strategies to nonprofit or for-profit organizations. Learn what types of groups may serve as sponsors and subrecipients and hear firsthand from the SHIP staff and/or sponsors and subrecipients that provide SHIP services. The presenters will highlight key examples of how […]

WEBINAR- Shared Equity

This webinar introduces shared equity programs, including the community land trust model, and how incorporating shared equity provisions into SHIP strategies can effectively expand and preserve the affordable housing stock in any community. The presenters will cover the philosophy and mechanics of shared equity programs, the benefits of shared equity homeownership from the perspective of […]