housing foundation for sarpy county

Housing Choice Voucher Occupancy, Eligibility, Income and Rent Calculation (HCVOEIR) w/ Certification Exam

Provided by NAHRO; Hosted by Bellevue Housing Agency

Date:    May 8 – 12, 2017

Time:    8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Contact Information:    Ashley Carey  ashley@bellevuehousing.com  402-734-5448

Location:    Beardmore Event Center – Courtyard by Marriott 

                  3730 Raynor Pkwy

                  Bellevue NE 68123

 Trainers:    National NAHRO

Registration Fees:    $1100 Per person; $100  Optional Certification Exam

Includes Training, Printed and Electronic materials, breakfast, lunch and snacks.



What you will learn at this Housing Choice Voucher Occupancy, Eligibility, Income and Rent Calculation (HCVOEIR) Certification Training

This seminar will provide participants with an understanding of the vast regulatory guidance that has formed and shaped the Housing Choice Voucher program. It focuses on effective interviewing, waitlist management, screening, outreach and marketing, and accurate application of eligibility, income and rent calculation regulatory compliance. The nuts and bolts of dealing with eligibility, income, and rent calculations will be mastered through engaging participants in skill development and practice. Most importantly, this class will equip participants with the necessary skills to reduce errors and avoid HUD findings in compliance audits. 

This training works towards further NAHRO certification:

By achieving NAHRO’s Certified Specialist of Occupancy (CSO-HCV) designation, an individual has demonstrated that he/she has the knowledge, skills and ability necessary to understand the housing choice voucher occupancy cycle.  He/she can implement policies and procedures including effective interviewing and screening, maintaining waitlists, evaluating eligibility and income, calculating rents and utility allowances accurately, voucher issuance and housing search, rent reasonableness, and handling lease and grievance procedures. This individual understands the importance of and agrees to adhere to the highest standard of professional conduct.

Certification is achieved by completing the requirements for:

    • Experience (at least six months experience in the Housing and Redevelopment Industry, more than five years waiving the industry training requirement)
    • Education (High School diploma or equivalent plus industry training)
    • Ethics (completing NAHRO Ethics Seminar and subscribing to the NAHRO Code of Professional Conduct)
  • Passing NAHRO Certification Exams


Contact Us

Housing Foundation of Sarpy County 8214 Armstrong Circle Bellevue, NE 68147-1871 Telephone: (402) 734-5448