Sunny, beautiful Phoenix welcomed over 1,800 participants for the May 2009 NeighborWorks Training Institute, where community leaders participated in nationally recognized courses in neighborhood revitalization.
Be sure not to miss the Chicago Training Institute coming this August!
Check out some of the great training opportunities available at the Phoenix Training Institute . . . .
Free afternoon workshops are available Monday and Tuesday afternoons.
And here are some of our feature courses —
FULL! NEW! NR180 — Neighborhood Revitalization: A Mobile Workshop
Join us for a tour of our NTI host city and its neighborhoods in this mobile workshop — gain an understanding of the historical development of the city's neighborhoods as well as current issues and community development strategies.
NEW! CB260 — Taking Green Action in Your Community
You'll learn how to measure your community's progress toward sustainability, and explore how promoting sustainability can help you address other key community development issues. The course includes extensive case exercises and the opportunity to work with others to research and develop strategies for the sustainable development challenges that are most important to you.
ML375 — Advanced Financial Analysis for a Sustainable Mission: Pricing, Funding and Management of Assets
how the financial and real estate assets they invest in can be priced, structured, allocated and funded to maximize revenue and income for the purposes of building sustainability, and
which of the 21 key decisions have the biggest impact on sustainability.
ALMOST FULL! AH115 — Using the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program
This timely and valuable introduction to low-income housing tax credits covers various IRS regulations, including 70%/30% present value credit, method of discounting, eligible basis, qualified basis and adjusted basis.
NEW! AM224 — Asset Management Case Study: Putting the Tools to Work for Properties and Owners
Through a series of analytical and problem-solving exercises, develop an asset management strategy for a property facing cashflow problems, a year-15 tax credit exit and major capital needs.
Analytical Tools and Methods Used in Community Economic Development
More effectively collect, analyze and use information in order to understand your community, analyze the local economy, and develop economic development plans and projects.
The NeighborWorks Training Institute in Phoenix, AZ, also featured numerous green courses, including the following:
Making smart environmental choices can reduce costs, lower employee turnover and inspire the local community. . . learn more.
Would you like to help your community become more environmentally sustainable, and at the same time enhance the social and economic climate?
. . . learn more
Greening Housing Rehab provides the tools and information that rehab specialists and construction managers require to incorporate Green Building Science . . . learn more.
With energy prices, global warming and air quality issues on the rise, organizations, policy makers and governments are looking to the rapidly growing housing industry for solutions. . . learn more.
To be a healthy home today, construction practices must include innovative approaches to health, energy efficiency, environmental responsibility, accessibility and durability. . . learn more.
Also check out these green clinics that were offered during the week:
Monday Green Clinics
FULL! CP271 Identifying Financial Resources
for Your Green Roadmap
Tuesday Green Clinics
ALMOST FULL! CP273 Energy Management Planning
for Your Multifamily Portfolio
ALMOST FULL! CP274 Helping Homeowners and Residents
to Maintain a Green and Healthy Home
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[Registration has closed for Phoenix.]
|Scholarships available for HUD-Approved housing counseling agencies to attend Homeownership and Community Lending courses. Find out more at www.nw.org/scholarships.
|Apply for National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) training scholarships. To learn more about scholarship opportunities, visit www.nw.org/nfmc.