Register today: Two cities, three trainings

Join Travois staff at one (or more!) upcoming trainings in Tucson or Nashville and learn more about affordable housing and economic development in Native communities.

Whether you work at the executive level, in occupancy, maintenance, resident services, or finance, we have upcoming training opportunities to help you in your day-to-day job. Warmer weather is an added bonus!

1. Understanding physical inspection guidelines: UPCS Training | March 22-23 in Tucson

Mike Price

For housing authorities/departments that prepare for on-site physical inspections, Travois Asset Management Director Mike Price will help you understand what is inspected and what is needed to pass at the upcoming Uniform Physical Conditions Standards (UPCS) Inspection Protocol Training. 

Attendees will learn how the UPCS Protocol affects homes financed with the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), how defects are determined, health and safety categories and life-threatening hazards. Download the agenda here.

The course benefits staff who are involved in the day-to-day management of rental housing, especially LIHTC housing: executive staff, occupancy specialists, resident services, maintenance and others. 

With the $225 registration fee, each attendee will receive:

  • UPCS Training Manual,
  • UPCS Guide,
  • Certificate of Completion, and
  • Break refreshments over two days.

A discounted block of rooms is available through Monday, Feb. 29. Find booking information and registration information here.

2. Compliance professionals, learn LIHTC/NAHASDA at NTCCP Training | March 22-24 in Tucson 

Crystal Banks-Mann

Designed for staff who are involved in qualifying tenants and leasing homes, Travois Asset Management Assistant Director Crystal Banks-Mann will join the National American Housing Council (NAIHC) to present the three-day NAHADSA & Tax Credit Compliance Professional (NTCCP) Training.

The course will cover:

  • Overview of Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program and Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA) funding,
  • Eligible participants,
  • Application and verification of income,
  • Calculating rent,
  • Lease management,
  • Eligibility, admission and occupancy policies and more!

The course concludes with an exam. Attendees who pass the exam have the opportunity to receive the NTCCP certification. For more information or to register through NAIHC, please visit NAIHC’s website.

A discounted block of rooms is available at the Desert Diamond Hotel through Monday, Feb. 29.

Questions? Contact NAIHC.

3. 16th Annual Travois Indian Country Affordable Housing & Economic Development Conference | April 4-6 in Nashville


Attendees of our annual conferences have said:

“I like how the conference was organized — every aspect of tax credits was broken down by topics.”

“The conference had very good speakers – natural talkers, engaged panelist and audience. All Travois staff who presented did an excellent job!”

“Everyone is awesome!!”

“I love that the Travois staff is very approachable at all times. You have a great staff!”

“I enjoyed the whole conference. I learned a lot.” 

Join us in Nashville — Music City — on April 4-6 for delicious food, Southern hospitality and lots of fun. Our conference provides detailed instruction on financing and developing rental and for-sale affordable housing, the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program, economic development, the New Markets Tax Credit program, asset management and compliance, and architectural design and construction monitoring. Click here for the agenda.

And it is free for qualifying attendees! Registration is now open. Reserve your seat today!