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LATEST NEWS

2017-07-20:
Governor Cuts Subsidy by $1.5 Million

2017-06-02:
Senate Budget Excludes Public Housing Items

2017-06-02:
Brian Costello of Watertown Elected President

2017-06-02:
2017 Annual Conference a Triumph

2017-05-04:
Governor Baker Announces $1.3 Billion Housing Bond Bill


Board Member Certification Program

MassNAHRO highly recommends this informative certification program for both new and veteran housing authority board members. The sessions are led by housing authority fee accountants and housing authority attorneys.

The registration fee is $149.00 per course* and includes morning coffee, lunch and all materials. Please see a description of the five required courses below.

We attempt to schedule one course each month and rotate the locations to make it convenient for agencies across the state.  A certificate is awarded upon completion of all five courses.

NEW  *Registration fee is waived for resident board members.

 

Ethics

Topics: Conflicts of Interest, Privacy & Confidentiality, Public Officials Code of Conduct, Disclosure, Nepotism

Next Session:

  • Saturday, October 21 - Dartmouth H.A.

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Legal Issues

Topics: Organizational Documents, Levels of Authority, Open Meeting Law, Ethical Behavior, Code of Conduct, Conduct of Public Officials, Sexual Harassment

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    Finance

    Topics: Developing the Budget, Roles of the Board and the Fee Accountant, Reporting by Fee Accountant, Overview of Financial Forms

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    Personnel

    Topics: Effective Personnel Management of LHA, Hiring an Executive Director, Executive Director Contracts, Evaluation of Executive Director, Liability Issues, Open Meeting Law Requirements, Conflict of Interest

     

    Professional Relationships

    Topics: Role of the Executive Director, Role of the Board Member, Policy/Administrative Functions, Functions of a Board Meeting, Interaction with DHCD/HUD, Role of Local Officials, Interaction with Residents, Tenant Participation

    Next Session:

    • Saturday, September 30 - Dartmouth H.A.

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    Note: Please be sure to submit the completed Registration Form in addition to completing payment information.

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