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Housing Quality Standards (HQS) w/ Certification Exam

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  • Livonia Training Center

Housing Quality Standards (HQS) w/ Certification Exam

Livonia Training Center

Silver Village, 33780 Lyndon Avenue, Livonia, MI 48154

October 21-23, 2019

Register Online Thru National NAHRO


1.75 Continuing Education Units

Description: Improve the level of your HCV and PBV/Section 8 Housing Inspections and meet SEMAPrequirements. Develop or fine-tune related work skills, review procedures and forms affecting standards, and learn how to evaluate your current operations to identify strengths and challenges. The NAHRO Certified Specialist of Inspection - Housing Quality Standards (CSI-HQS) Certification Exam is offered on the last day of the seminar. This training now incorporates NAHRO's Ethics for Specialist module, making it more convenient than ever to meet the requirements for the CSI-HQS Certification.

Hard copy training manual and certification exam included.

Who Should Attend: Section 8 Housing Inspectors, Preventative Maintenance Inspectors, and new and seasoned inspectors.


Through expert instruction, you will learn to conduct a thorough inspection to illustrate (or rediscover) details that must be observed in order to identify actions to be takend. Specific topics to be addressed are:

  • Section 8 Pre-Inspection and Inspection Preparation and Procedures
  • Negotiation and Arbitration—How to Successfully Come to Agreement with Landlords and Residents
  • Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution
  • Consistency—How to Pass Inspections, Even When HUD Arrives for a Surprise Review
  • Reinspection—How to Avoid Pitfalls


3 Days

Day 1: 8:00am - 8:30am - Check In Day 1: 8:30am - 4:30pm - Training Day 2: 8:30am - 4:30pm - Training Day 3: 8:30am - 2:30pm - Training Day 3: 2:30pm - 4:30pm - Certification Exam NAHRO Continuing Education Units (CEU's) Training Completion = 1.75 Certification Exam = 0.20 Total = 1.95

Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials
169 Templar, Pinckney, Michigan  48169               Phone: 734.498.2493               Fax: 734.498.8415          minahro@minahro.org

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