HUD-REAC & NSPIRE inspections DURING COVID-19: A Complete guide to the Old as well as New Guidelines

Live Webinar

  • 90 minutes

HUD on October 24th released a statement discussing the future of HUD REAC Physical Inspections and conveyed that the 20 years old scoring method needs to be changed. REAC has come up with latest updates and brought new challenges and more thorough inspections. Also are there the current initiatives, which include improving the training and oversight of REAC Inspectors and tightening the rules on current inspections. There are new proposed reforms to the system, which is to be called NSPIRE and many has confused this pilot program with the current rules.

This webinar will go into detail on the UPCS property standard guidelines as well as the REAC process. It will contain information on the latest rules and how they are interpreted during an inspection of the property. The UPCS guidelines are required for LIHTC properties so this course will go into detail so that you may remain in compliance. There will be a number of actual photos of non- compliance items to give you a better understanding of the need for these minimum standards. 

Join this session by Paul Flogstad, where he will provide a review of the UPCS Inspection Code and REAC Scoring, as well as the NSPIRE demonstration program, and current REAC rule changes and updates. And will clarify what the NSPIRE pilot program is and is not, and what managers need to know to succeed at REAC Inspection.

Session Highlights:

  • What are the latest updates to REAC & UPCS rules

  • How are these rules interpreted

  • How often will we be inspected?

  • What do the scores mean?

  • What are my rights during an inspection?

  • What are Exigent Health and Safety Items and how are they mitigated?

  • How do I get a copy of the report?

These are the prime areas to be covered in this session. There will be time for questions and answers his seminar will answer the following questions, and more.

Why You Should Attend:

This will be a real world course. It is just not textbook answers but solutions and examples of what is “real world”. Instructor has much experience and will share through actual experiences to enhance learning. You will come away with an understanding of the rules pertaining to REAC as well as the entire inspection process. This should be mandatory attendance for anyone involved in property management. This is an important inspection.

By attending this webinar, you will learn how to schedule, how to accompany the inspector while at your property and how to stop a REAC inspection in progress if need be. You should & will learn what needs to be done in the preparation for the inspection, what the rules are for correcting deficiencies and the time lines involved.

Who Should Attend:

  • Property Owners

  • Property Managers

  • Housing Authority Staff

  • Compliance Staff

  • Maintenance staff

  • Leasing Agents

You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.

Paul Flogstad

Paul Flogstad

Paul has been involved in the real estate industry for the past 38 years. After college graduation he was in law enforcement for 4 years. From that point on, he has been involved in sales, construction, project management, appraisal, mortgage consulting and brokerage, property management and property management consulting/training.

Most recently, he was a consultant for affordable, multi-housing properties in 22 different states. This involved properties in HUD, Rural Development and Tax Credit programs. In this role he supported managers by training, compliance, budgeting, developing policy and procedures as well as creating successful marketing strategies. Previously was a regional manager for a large property management company in South Dakota.

For over twenty years was involved in appraisal of residential, multi-family, farm and commercial properties throughout the Midwest.

He holds numerous professional property management designations and currently holds the prestigious RHM designation from the National Center for Housing Management.

In 2007 he formed Property Management Solutions. In this capacity, he provides training and consulting services nationwide to owners, management companies, multi-housing associations, as well as state and federal agencies.

Paul was previously Vice President of the South Dakota Multi-Housing Association, Vice Chairman of the Minnehaha County Housing and Redevelopment Commission, and Chairman of the Sioux Falls Property Appeals Board. In 2009, he received the Outstanding Educator of the Year award from the South Dakota Multi-Housing Association.

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