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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


Massachusetts Public Housing Administrator (MPHA)

Certification Program

MPHA Certification is recommended for the new executive director or as a refresher for veterans, and those for whom an executive director's position is the next step on their career ladder. MPHA certification is recognized in the DHCD Executive Directors Salary & Qualifications Schedule.

The Certification consists of seven (7) required courses over five (5) full days (some courses are only half-day). The courses can be completed in any order. Sessions will be scheduled continuously throughout the year at various locations across the state. Notifications will be sent and included in monthly newsletters. Contact the MassNAHRO office with any questions.

MPHA Registration fee: Member Agency - $175; Non-Member Agency - $225

Professional Relationships

1/2 day

Topics: Board, Residents, Community at Large, Regulators, Legislators

Trainer: Attorney Jeffrey L. Driscoll

Next session: 

Friday, September 29 - Franklin H.A.
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Financial Elements

1/2 day

Topics: Operating Budgets, Internal Controls, Audits, Reserves/Investments, Cash Management, Deficit v. Retained Revenue

Trainer: Teresa Ewald, CPA

Next session:

Friday, June 16 - Woburn H.A.
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Procurement / Contract Administration

1/2 day

Topics: Bid Packages, Purchasing Collectives, MGL Ch. 30B 7 Ch. 149

Trainer: Attorney Jeffrey L. Driscoll

Next session: 

Friday, September 29 - Franklin H.A.
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Personnel Management

Topics: Local Policy, Hiring & Firing, Unionization/Collective Bargaining, Performance Evaluations, Personnel Policies

Trainer: Attorney Jeffrey L. Driscoll

Next session:

Friday, July 21- Falmouth H.A.
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Maintenance / Modernization

1/2 day

Topics: Repair Prioritization, Work Order Systems, Inventory & Supplies, Emergencies, Preventative Maintenance Plans, Job Classifications, Inspections, Capital Improvement Plans, Restricted Reserves, Funding Options

Trainer: Gene Capoccia

Next session:

Friday, June 16 - Woburn H.A.
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Legal Elements

Topics: Statutes, Regulations & Waivers, Contracts, Policies, Liability, Eviction

Trainer: Attorney Jeffrey L. Driscoll

Next session:

Friday, May 26 - Norwell H.A.
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Occupancy Cycle

Topics: Tenant Selection, Continued Occupancy & Transfers, Lease, Rent Determination, Grievance Procedures

Trainer: Attorney Karen O. Ahlers

Next session:

Friday, August 25 - Plymouth 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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