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PHA Month 2008

Attention Housing Authorities:

We are pleased to inform you that the New York Office of Public Housing will be presenting training on numerous topics every Wednesday during the month of March and the first two weeks of April 2008 for all public housing and Housing Choice Voucher agencies. These trainings are designed for PHA executive directors, administrators, and housing staff.

This series of classes is a rare opportunity to receive valuable training from program experts from the New York HUD Office, the REAC and HUD Headquarters. We strongly encourage our business partners to attend each day listed below.

Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where:  26 Federal Plaza
New York, NY
36th floor, Room 36-108

The following listing of sessions indicates the types of training that will be provided on each day. You must register on-line for each day separately by clicking the links below and filling out the on-line form for the corresponding day(s). Space is limited, so please limit attendance from each PHA to two participants per day.

  • For more information on any of these sessions, please email Robert Oliver or call (212) 542-7621
  • The deadline for registration is March 3, 2008
  • Directions to the HUD office
  • Be sure to arrive early to give you enough time to go through security at the Duane Street public entrance
  • Lunch breaks will occur each day around midday

March 5, 2008

Online registration for March 5th

Sessions and Times

Capital Fund Financing (CFFP) Kevin Gallagher
Capital Program Office, HQ
Procurement Thomas Bucelwicz
Contracting Officer
11:10 � 12:20
Disaster Recovery Robert Tassone
Disaster Recovery Coordinator, HQ with Sonia Martinez
1:30 � 3:00
Web Management Eric Ramoth
Web Manager
3:00 � 3:50
Faith Based Earleene Sealy
Faith-based Coordinator
4:00 � 4:30
Public Affairs Adam Glantz
Public Affairs Officer
4:30 � 5:00

March 12, 2008

Online registration for March 12th

Sessions and Times

Funding Vincent Hom
NY CPD Director
9:00 � 10:00
Relocation John Laffan
Relocation Specialist
10:00 � 11:00
Environmental Teresa Fretwell
Environmental Specialist
11:10 � 12:20
Lead-Based Paint Regulations Susan Horowitz
Healthy Homes Representative, New York
1:30 � 2:30
Litigation Glenda Fussa
Deputy Regional Counsel
2:30 � 3:00
Enforcement Henry Schoenfeld
Assoc. Regional Counsel for Enforcement
3:00 � 3:30

March 19, 2008

Online registration for March 19th

Sessions and Times

PIH Enforcement Actions Mirza Negron Morales
Director, HUD NYC Office of Public Housing
9:00 � 11:00
Audits Edgar Moore/ John Harrison
Regional Inspector General for Audit
11:10 � 12:20
Investigations Rene Febles
Special Agent in Charge, OIG
1:30 � 2:30
Energy Programs Leroy Ferguson
H Management, HQ
2:30 � 3:30
Energy Programs John Miller
PH Management, HQ
3:40 � 4:40

March 26, 2008

Online registration for March 26th

Sessions and Times

Homeownership Juan Bautista
Single Family Program Advisor
9:00 � 9:30
Housing Vouchers David Vargas
Housing Voucher Office, HQ
9:30 � 10:30
Voucher Homeownership Michael Dennis
Housing Voucher Office, HQ
10:40 � 11:40
Family Self Sufficiency Kathryn Greenspan
Housing Voucher Office, HQ
12:40 � 1:40
SEMAP Phyllis Smelkinson
Housing Voucher Office, HQ
1:40 � 2:40
PIC Matt Steen
REAC, Cleveland
2:50 � 5:00

April 2, 2008

Online registration for April 2nd

Sessions and Times

Section 504 Jack DiCostanzo
FHEO, Program Compliance Branch
9:00 � 9:30
Fair Housing Enforcement - Title VIII Vanessa Summers
FHEO, Program Compliance
FHEO Reviews Dianna Sexton
Branch Chief, FHEO
9:30 � 10:00
Recovery Patricia Knight
Director, Recovery and Prevention Corps - Headquarters
10:00 � 11:00
Demo/ Dispo/ Conversions/ Homeownership/ Eminent Domain/ DeMinimis Ainars Rodins
Special Applications Center, HQ
11:10 � 4:40

April 9, 2008

Online registration for April 9th

Sessions and Times

Asset Management
  • Morning: Overview for Property Managers
  • Afternoon: Q&A for Executive Directors and HA staff
Greg Byrne
9:00 � 4:30

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