PREPARE FOR A REAC INSPECTION: NEW RULE PROPOSALS AND NON-INDUSTRY STANDARD REPAIR RULES (2019 EDITION)

Duration 75 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
Webinar ID IQW21F0623

In this program, you’ll learn how to:

  • What are the latest updates to UPCS rules
  • How are these rules interpreted
  • How often will we be inspected
  • What do the scores mean
  • What are my rights during an inspection
  • What are Exigent Health and Safety Items and how are they mitigated
  • How do I get a copy of the report
  • New NIS rules and other proposed changes, and what you can do to prepare
  • What repairs REAC inspectors have difficulty identifying as defects
  • How the NIS application can affect your score
  • Why a repaired defect is still a defect, e.g. a covered electrical panel hole covered is still a hole, or why a covered door hole is still a hole
  • What’s in the NIS repair rules pipeline and how it impacts you
  • Roof inspections
  • Mold inspections
  • 14 Advanced Notice rule
  • Why is REAC inspection more penal than other HUD physical inspection protocols
  • Acceptable and unacceptable repairs with numerous photo examples, including unpublished training photos used to train its REAC Inspectors on NIS repairs
  • How proper repairs can lead to higher scores and less frequent REAC inspections
  • Important NIS rule interpretations on:
    • Erosion
    • Electric
    • Vegetation
    • Doors
    • Walls
    • Ceilings
    • Fences
    • Downspouts
    • Sprinkler heads
    • Plumbing
    • Floor repairs
    • And more!
  • These are the prime areas to be covered in this session. There will be time for questions and answers

Overview of the webinar

REAC Inspection Training 2019: New Rule Proposals and Non-Industry Standard (NIS) Repair Rules 

"This program will have real-life examples of what to look for and how to correct any deficiencies. “A picture is worth a thousand words.”

This seminar will go into detail on the UPCS property standard guidelines as well as the Real Estate Assessment Canter (REAC) inspection process. It will contain information on the latest rules and how they are interpreted during an inspection of the property. The UPCS guidelines are required for LIHTC properties so this course will go into detail so that you may remain in compliance.  There will be a number of actual photos of non-compliance items to give you a better understanding of the need for these minimum standards. Learn how to schedule, how to accompany the inspector while at your property, and how to stop a REAC inspection in progress if need be.

Who should attend?

  • Top Management
  • Property Owners
  • Property Managers
  • Housing Authority Staff
  • Compliance Staff
  • Maintenance Supervisors
  • Support & Maintenance Staff
  • Community Development employees

Why should you attend?

You will come away with an understanding of the rules pertaining to REAC as well as the entire inspection process.This should be mandatory attendance for anyone involved in property management. This is an important inspection and you should learn what needs to be done in preparation for the inspection, what the rules are for correcting deficiencies and the time lines involved.

Faculty - Mr.Paul Flogstad

Paul has been involved in the real estate industry for the past 38 years.He has been involved in sales, construction, project management, appraisal, mortgage consulting and brokerage, property management and property management consulting/training.
Through his consulting company, Property Management Solutions, he provides training and consulting services nationwide to owners, management companies, multi-housing associations, as well as state and federal agencies.
He specializes in fair housing issues and has developed fair housing and outreach programs for governmental agencies as well as conducting seminars which are presented to property management companies, apartment associations and the general public. He also conducts research analysis for impediments to fair housing for grantees of federal CDBG funds. 
Most recently, he has been a consultant to the State of South Dakota. In this assignment he has developed a program that is one of the first of its kind in the nation. It involves being an Ombudsman for fair housing issues. In this role he takes calls from anyone who may have a fair housing or landlord tenant question. He attempts to resolve the issue before it has to go to HUD. This has been a successful program and he takes over 900 calls a year.
For over twenty years was involved in appraisal of residential, multi-family, farm and commercial properties throughout the Midwest. Most recently, he was a consultant for affordable, multi-housing properties in 22 different states. This involved properties in HUD, Rural Development, HOME and Tax Credit programs. He is a certified trainer for a national company which specializes in HUD and Tax Credit education.
He holds numerous professional property management designations.Paul has served on numerous boards and commissions that deal with real estate, property management and fair housing issues and is in demand as a speaker in the affordable housing industry.

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