The RHA Leadership Team, CEO, and The Board of Commissioners are attending the 2023 Public Housing Authorities Directors Association. Commissioners Conference in session this week. At the conference topics from how to run a successful board meeting to a closer look at RAD issues will be discussed. “Some planned sessions will include the latest on HUD’s new physical inspections protocol (NSPIRE), new green energy funding some housing authorities may be able to secure, the Biden Administration’s guidance on criminal records and tenant screening, and new FMRs that will hopefully help housing authorities lease up more HCV units.” States PHADA.
For commissioners, there will be sessions on hiring new executive directors, insurance, succession planning, and telework policies. In addition, other topics include repositioning strategies, and how board members can prepare their agencies for uncertainties in today’s environment.
“Conferences like these are an amazing asset to Housing Authorities all over the country. Educating yourself and staying current with industry standards and gain new insight is the backbone of each housing authorities’ mission and vision.” Laura Snyder, RHA CEO.
The Association provides its members with important information, professional development, and advocacy to help them administer adequate, safe housing for those in need across America. PHADA also works closely with members of Congress in efforts to develop sensible and effective public housing statutes and obtain adequate funding for low-income housing programs, in addition to advocating before the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on a variety of regulations governing public housing nationwide.
PHADA’s Commissioners’ Conference provides the opportunity for over 600 housing authority executive directors, commissioners and staff to meet face to face with their peers to discuss current critical industry issues. The conference includes three days of engaging education sessions and ample networking opportunities.
For over 40 years, PHADA has been recognized the industry leader for its analysis and its advocacy. We represent our members’ voice, uniquely and forcefully, advocating before Congress and HUD to make significant impacts on both the national and local levels.