Member Update 2-19-21

THE WEEK IN HOUSING

RECENT NEWS & UPDATES FROM MINNESOTA NAHRO

The recent frigid temps have meant maintenance emergencies for many of you – hang in there as you cope with it all.  This member update has our upcoming events offered by Minnesota NAHRO including the next COVID call on Friday.  Plus check out the many opportunities for your residents.

 

COVID Fatigue? Strategies to Help Your Front Line Staff & Residents

Friday, February 26th at 1pm

Join us next week for this timely online training to help you address COVID fatigue among your staff and residents.  The call will focus on:

  • the importance of self care and strategies for housing authorities to support front line staff
  • de-escalation techniques especially for those day to day interactions that are faced by our staff and tenants
  • how “trauma informed care” can improve the way in which we communicate with our staff and tenants to reduce potential triggers

Click here for more details and to register.

 

POHP Funding Webinar on Monday, March 1 at 10am

Up to $15 million in funding from the proceeds of General Obligation (GO) bonds is now available for the rehabilitation and preservation of public housing units. Applications are due by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, 2021.

Register for the informational webinar on Monday, March 1, 2021.

 

Showcase Your Local Artist in our Annual Poster Contest

Submit posters by March 25th

Join us for our annual poster contest for youth who live in affordable housing owned or administered by NAHRO member agencies. Minnesota NAHRO encourages our members to hold local contests and send in their winners from each age category to compete in the Minnesota NAHRO contest.  The top three winners in each age category is then sent on to NCRC.

Click here for complete details, contest rules and deadlines.

 

Calling All Our Minnesota NAHRO Scholars!

Nominations due March 19th

Each year, Minnesota NAHRO awards scholarships for post-secondary educational programs as part of our Carol Schultz Educational Scholarship Program.  The scholarships are for residents of publicly-owned housing units or participants in a rent assistance program & may be used for any accredited post-secondary education program. Urge your scholars to apply

Use this link for more details and for the application form.

 

Job Postings

  • Accounting Technician – Scott County CDA (deadline 3/2)
  • Executive Director – Red Wing HRA (deadline 3/10)
  • Community Development Manager – MHP (deadline 3/29)
  • Executive Assistant – HousingLink (deadline 3/3)
  • Maintenance Supervisory – Brainerd HRA (open until filled)

View Our Job Board Here

About Minnesota NAHRO

Our goal is to be the leading housing and community development organization in Minnesota by promoting strong, viable communities for all Minnesotans, particularly those with low and moderate incomes.

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Registration Now Open for Minnesota NAHRO Annual Conference

Registration Now Open for Minnesota NAHRO Annual Conference

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HUD 4350 Training – September 13 & 14 in Plymouth

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WHEN: September 13 & 14 WHERE: Plymouth, MN at the Comfort Inn  Minnesota NAHRO is proud to present this two day in person training with the national experts at Quadel. We are offering this training at a great price plus you save by keeping your travel...

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Updates from Minnesota NAHRO

Registration Now Open for Minnesota NAHRO Annual Conference

Registration Now Open for Minnesota NAHRO Annual Conference

OCTOBER 12-14 at Madden's Conference Center in Brainerd, Minnesota  Register & Save with the Early Bird Rate  We are excited to celebrate fall at our annual conference which brings together hundreds of directors, staff and commissioners from housing and...

HUD 4350 Training – September 13 & 14 in Plymouth

HUD 4350 Training – September 13 & 14 in Plymouth

WHEN: September 13 & 14 WHERE: Plymouth, MN at the Comfort Inn  Minnesota NAHRO is proud to present this two day in person training with the national experts at Quadel. We are offering this training at a great price plus you save by keeping your travel...

HUD Expands Eligible Uses for HCV Admin Fees After NAHRO Advocacy 

HUD Expands Eligible Uses for HCV Admin Fees After NAHRO Advocacy 

This week HUD published a notice [Notice PIH 2022-18 (HA)] expanding the eligible uses of the administrative fee for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. The notice is titled “Use of Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Mainstream Voucher Administrative Fees for...

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