Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Certification

Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Certification

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Course Description:
Upon completion of this Nan McKay certification course learners will have the information and skills required to complete HQS inspections on vacant or occupied units to determine if units pass or fail pursuant to HQS minimum standards. The course covers the correct completion of an HQS inspection form during the inspection, how to design an upgrade to HQS when given the assignment to develop a higher reasonable standard, with HUD approval, as well as lead-based paint regulations and their impact on the HCV program. In addition, HQS-related SEMAP indicators and their impact on the PHA's SEMAP score are included. 
NOTE: All materials needed for this course are available digitally in the “Resource” dropdown, which can be accessed by using the “Content” tab above. Physical copies of these materials will not be shipped. Should physical copies of these materials be required, you may contact Sales@nanmckay.com to request them. *Fees may apply

Duration: 
This is a self-paced training, requiring approximately 24 Hours to complete including learning exercises, study, and exam time.

Exam: 
Passing score of 70% is required to attain certification.  Up to 3-Attempts are included.

Instructors:
Jay Ortenzo, Senior Trainer with Nan McKay & Associates

Audience:
Housing Agency inspection employees, and all operations managers

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize how to complete an HQS inspection on vacant or occupied units, and determine if units pass or fail pursuant to HQS minimum standard
  • Apply correct completion of an HQS inspection form during the inspection
  • Identify how to design an upgrade to HQS when given the assignment to develop a higher reasonable standard, with HUD approval
  • Recall lead-based paint regulations and their impact on the HCV program
  • Examine HQS-related SEMAP indicators and their impact on the PHA's SEMAP score

Pricing and Payment Options:

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