January 17, 2017

Upcoming Housing Credit Workshops & Classes

The Housing Credit Department is hosting three classes this month, and you're invited. Click on the dates to register.

    • This course will cover the process required for submitting an application, focusing on mandatory items and excel application review. Pointers and tips will also be given.

    • Universal Design had been defined by the Center for Universal Design as: “The design of products and environments to be usable by all people to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design.”
    •  Certificate holders who last completed a VHDA Universal Design Seminar prior to January 1, 2012 must re-attend in order to be eligible to request Universal Design points in the Housing Credit Application. *

  • Architects Certification and Universal Design Submission Requirements - January 25, 2017

    • VHDA Housing Credit Architect Certification & Universal Design Plans
    • This new class, presented by the Virginia Housing Development Authority’s Housing Credit Allocation department, is a class that will go through every item required on the Architect Certification and the required elements needed in the Universal Design plans.
    • This class should be attended by owners and architects planning on submitting a Housing Credit reservation application. Class attendees will be given a question by question explanation of the architect certification to explain what is required so as to avoid penalty points for incorrect information. Also presented is examples and explanation to the format plans must be submitted in order to receive all possible points for the Universal Design units. 
    • This is a free informational class.

Both Universal Design and EarthCraft require that your Architect of Record be certified every 5 years.

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