Learn how to prepare for inspections: Register now for UPCS training in Kansas City, MO!

After a development is funded, construction is completed, and homes are rented to families, the hard work continues: managing and maintaining the homes.

State agencies and investors who are partners on Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) projects will visit periodically and inspect the homes and property. These are called on-site physical inspections, and developments must pass them to maintain funding.

Attend our Uniform Physical Condition Standards (UPCS) Inspection trainings to learn how to prepare. Mike Price, director of Travois Asset Management & Compliance, will lead our next  training taking place on Tuesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 14 at the Ameristar Kansas City in Kansas City, MO.

Registration is now open through Tuesday, March 6!

Hurry and book your hotel room at a discounted rate before the Monday, Feb. 19 deadline. Please use the Ameristar Kansas City online reservation system with the group code “SCTRAVO” or call the reservation line at 816-414-7000 and mention “SCTRAVO.”

These courses benefit those who are employed in the following housing fields: executive staff, occupancy specialist, resident services, maintenance and any other staff involved in the day-to-day management of rental housing projects, especially those working with Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program.

The class covers the use and implantation of UPCS inspection protocols. Participants will learn about the following:

  • Property profile
  • Building information entry
  • Defect determination
  • Health and safety categories
  • Life-threatening hazards

Information will be provided concerning how the use of data can generate reports such as work orders, maintenance trends, inspection improvement plans and capital planning. Realistic and economic suggestions and recommendations will help participants meet UPCS requirements. Read our syllabus here.

Each UPCS attendee will receive a UPCS Training Manual, UPCS Guide, and a Certificate of Completion. Find more information on our website.

Future UPCS training in 2018:

  • November 6-8: Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale, AZ

We hope to see you at one of our trainings! Read my blog from last week for more information about our concurrent NTCCP training. Registration is now open on NAIHC’s website through Tuesday, March 6.

Registration is also open for the 18th Annual Travois Indian Country Affordable Housing & Economic Development Conference! Join us April 9-11, 2018, in Marina del Rey, California. Register here!

Please contact me at rrider@travois.com if you have any questions.

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