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HCV Eligibility

PURPOSE: Maximize SEMAP points for selection from the waiting list and ensure that you and your staff understand the critical basics of housing choice voucher eligibility by enrolling in this 2-day training. Final rule changes regarding social security number verification and EIV mandatory implementation are incorporated in this training. This seminar has been updated for VAWA 2013.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon completion of the HCV Eligibility Training, you should be able to explain and apply HUD regulations and guidance to determining eligibility in the housing choice voucher (HCV) program.

Day One

  • Read and interpret HUD notices, regulations, and other resources with a focus on critical information
  • Explain the requirements for disclosure and documentation of social security numbers and the requirements of verification.
  • Categorize the different types of citizenship status as well as the resulting types of families and identify how citizenship status affects eligibility and rent.

Day Two

  • Discuss income limits and their role in the eligibility process
  • Apply the student rule to the eligibility process
  • Describe factors of eligibility, waiting list requirements, and preferences
SEMINAR #: 101-020 
AGENDA:  View the agenda
MATERIALS:  HCV Eligibility Workbook, HCV HUD References Course Book, NMA pen, pencil, and bag
METHOD:  A group-live seminar featuring PowerPoint, case studies, group discussion, class materials (workbook, course book or master book), brainstorming, and Q & A)
Basic program level. Prerequisites: None. Advanced Preparation: None
LENGTH:  Two days
AUDIENCE:  Eligibility specialists, waiting list supervisors and HCV staff
EXAM: The certification exam is available for $150. Select the exam during checkout or click here to view a list of certification exams available.
CREDITS: CPE units w/ exam = 12 CEU units w/ exam = 1.0
No prerequisites or advanced preparation required for this course
AVAILABLE IN SPANISH: This seminar is available in Spanish. Agencies who request this seminar in Spanish, receive a bilingual trainer and the PowerPoint presentation for the seminar in Spanish. Contact us for more information.

Este seminario esta disponible en español. Una agencia puede pedir este seminario en español y recibirá un entrenador bilingüe y la presentación de power point será en español. Comuníquese con nuestra oficina para más información.
REGISTER: Contact or call (800) 783-3100 to learn how you can bring this class to your agency.

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