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Mastering the RD Program w/ optional HCM-R Exam

Event Start Date: 1/12/2022 - Event End Date: 1/13/2022

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Cost per place: $500.00

Mastering the RD Program w/ optional HCM-R Exam

Bundle this class with Fair Housing eLearning - CLICK HERE to see what's included!


When: January 12-13, 2022

11:00 am - 4:30 pm Eastern Time - Both days

Where: Virtual Live Training

HCM-R Exam is online


Join our Senior Trainer Ronnette Smith while she provides information to successfully house those in need of Rural Development housing. This 10 hour course includes the optional online Housing Compliance Manager of Rural Development “HCM-R” designation exam.


Day 1 of this training will start with an overview of the RD Programs handbook HB – 2-3560 and the regulation 3560. We will then cover the housing programs under section 515 including family, elderly and congregate properties, and how to maintain them. This section is followed by marketing and the application process. This includes the Civil Rights Act and the Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan (AFHMP) which covers application requirements, wait lists, and the required notices. We then discuss the project occupancy requirements on family, elderly and congregate properties, and how to calculate income (7CFR .560.153 refers to 24 CFR 5.609 & 11) and assets along with allowable deductions and determining rent.


Day 2 covers the Recertification process for annual recerts, recerts due because of income or occupancy changes, and ineligible tenants. Lease requirements, tenant warning and termination concludes day 2 with a final review of the course.


Our proprietary Housing Compliance Manager for RD Exam (HCM-R) is an open book exam with 100 questions. You will be given up to 3 hours to complete the exam on the second day and will need a score of 67% or higher to pass. Those who pass will receive their HCM-R designation.


Each attendee who completes this course will receive a manual and a certificate of attendance of 10 continuing education hours.


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Questions? Email or call our Training Manager Mandi Lewis at 314-915-6907


Refund Policy Summary:

Full Refund – No less than 60 days prior to event

Less $50 admin fee – Up to day 59 prior to event

Credit – Less than 30 days prior to event, held 1 year



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