The following listing of eLearning opportunities is made available as a service to our community of affordable housing professionals.


Basic and Advanced HUD Occupancy Online:
SAHMA is pleased to partner with our colleagues at Rocky Mountain AHMA to provide SAHMA members with a Basic and Advanced HUD Occupancy online course options. These great training opportunities designed by experts in the Multifamily Housing Industry specifically for managers and front line personnel. This Basic course is ideal for newly hired manager or those with no HUD experience as well as those needing a refresher course on the basics and the latest updates. The Advanced Course is designed for experienced affordable housing staff; it is particularly helpful for occupancy specialists and management staff. These online programs do not replace instructor lead training but are good for folks needing a review or CEU’s AND for those in more remote areas or with limited training and travel budgets. This link will direct you to the Rocky Mountain AHMA website where you can register for these online training courses - identify yourself as a SAHMA Member to receive the great discounted price.


CNA e-Tool Webinars and Instructions
In late January, the Office of Multifamily Housing posted instructions and hosted two overview webinars on the recently released Capital Needs Assessment (CNA), which are now available online. To view the CNA e-tool instructions, click here.
Full Presentation - Webinar Recording
Q&A's Only - Webinar Recording


Community Housing Partners:
Are you interested in Green Property Management? Community Housing Partners is a HUD-approved training provider for our online Credential for Green Property Management (CGPM) course. Our online course provides you with the necessary training to obtain the Credential for Green Property Management from NAHMA and NAAEI. Students taking this course will learn what it means to approach property management from a "green" perspective, how to apply green principles to construction or renovation, and how to implement property-wide programs that will reduce the property's carbon footprint and increase the energy efficiency of individual units and the building as a whole. The best part is you can take this self-paced course at your convenience! Do you already have your CGPM? We also offer many online continuing education courses to maintain the credential. Visit our website today to apply for one of these CGPM courses. Simply click the CGPM course you want to take and then click the Register Now button on the course page to create your account and register for the course. Please identify yourself as a SAHMA member after applying to receive a 10% discount per CGPM course.


The Fair Housing Institute:
The goal of The Fair Housing Institute is to make quality fair housing education easy and affordable.  FHI is proud to be the only fair housing training company whose content is owned and authored by fair housing attorneys who were formerly with HUD.  With over 100 years of combined experience, FHI’s content developers have created courses that break down complicated fair housing topics into comprehensive yet practical lessons. New courses will be added to its inventory throughout the year.  The courses offer certification, utilize both audio and visual formats, and are available in English and Spanish. Let FHI know if you're a SAHMA member and you will receive a $10 per course discount when you sign up five or more people! If you would like to find out more about our owners click here.  For information on the course pricing, or to sign up click here



First Housing University:
First Housing University offers comprehensive on-line training developed by the Compliance Industry Experts! The compliance courses are top quality educational programs designed to meet your specific training needs. Reduce costs and let the experts train your team on-line at First Housing University - your answer to proficiency in Affordable Housing Compliance. SAHMA Members will receive a 10% discount on First Housing University on-line training (exclusive of live training event). Use code SAHMAMEM12 to receive discount. Start your training today!


Grace Hill:
Online training is now available!!! SAHMA in partnership with Grace Hill is proud to provide the highest quality online educational offerings in the industry. Developed by Grace Hill, these courses offer a unique interactive learning experience aimed at enhancing the quality of work at all levels in our industry. Download the Online Training Information package and course catalog and FAQ's for more information. When you are ready to begin training, simply click here. From site-level employees to corporate personnel and everyone in-between, 24 / 7 education is now available to you with the click of a mouse.


HD Supply Online Training:
HD Supply offers FREE online training on a host of topics (some of which are available in Spanish). You can access the HD Supply Professional Training Course Catalog and sign up for courses that include:
  • AC Mechanical & Electrical
  • AC Refrigeration Conservation Maintenance
  • Electrical; Heating Gas & Electric
  • Kitchen Appliance Repair
  • Laundry Appliance Repair
  • Make Ready Maintenance
  • Plumbing
  • Pool care and much, much more
Click here to be directed to HD Supply Online Training!


Managing Bedbug Incidents in Multifamily Housing:
Learn how to use an integrated approach to bedbug incident response. Multiple methods for fighting infestations are discussed in order to augment chemical application, which is not 100% effective when used alone. Those who score 70% on the exam will receive a certificate of completion. SAHMA members will receive a special discounted rate. Taught by Benjamin Hestir, an industry veteran; this online course is for multifamily property managers, maintenance supervisors and maintenance technicians. Click here to begin.


Security Training for EIV and TRACS
To complete the Federal ISS Awareness online Security Awareness Training:
1. Open your internet browser
2. Type http://iase.disa.mil/eta/index.html#onlinetraining
3. Press Enter
4. Click on CyberAwareness Challenge (for DoD and Federal Personnel) icon on the IA Education, Training and Awareness screen
5. Click on Launch CyberAwareness Challenge Federal Version to proceed with the training


UPCS and REAC Inspections Training
The UPCS and REAC Inspections Training seminar is designed to convey the basics of the Uniform Physical Conditions Standards (UPCS) as they are applied to both REAC (Real Estate Assessment Center), and LIHTC (Low Income Housing Tax Credit), HOME, and USDA, inspections. This course introduces the participant to the entire set of definitions that comprise the UPCS protocol, and illustrates how to interpret these definitions through the use of photos of defects taken during actual inspections. This course is roughly equivalent to our two day live classroom training in scope and content, but can be self-paced in increments over a period of weeks. www.UPCSonline.com/SAHMA


UPCS Training
The Multifamily On-Line Training curriculum offered by HUD PIH-REAC can be accessed with the link below. This UPCS Inspection Online Training has been developed specifically for owners, employees and other representatives of Multi-Family Housing properties. This course introduces participants to HUD's Uniform Physical Condition Standards (UPCS) physical inspection protocol and procedures. This course is not for inspector certification.

NOTE: Internet Explorer is the Preferred Browser to use for this training.

You will need to register prior to taking the Multifamily On-Line Training Curriculum.

If you have any questions about the SAHMA Learning Center, please email info@sahma.org.

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