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HUD Basic Accounting Workshop - January Winter 2020 Fresno

January 15-16, 2020

Fresno Housing Authority
2255 S. Plumas Street
Fresno, CA 93706
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Grace Fuentes
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  • Track 2
  • CPE Information
  • Hotel Information
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Join BDO for our HUD Basic Accounting Workshop including Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher & RAD. This two-day workshop will feature a group live course on the Low-Income Public Housing Program and Capital Fund Grants Program followed by one day discussing the Housing Choice Voucher Program’s basic Accounting and background of RAD.

Track 1: (January 15, 2020) Public Housing $350.00
Track 2: (January 16, 2020) $350.00
Tracks 1 & 2 $600.00

January 15, 2020

  •  Common acronyms & definitions
  •  Calculation & eligible uses of operating reserves
  •  Cost allocation (2 CFR 200)
  •  Project Based Accounting  & Fee-For-Service
  •  Background of the FDS
  •  Mapping accounts to the FDS
  •  Introduction to PHAS & calculation each indicator and sub-indicator
          o  PASS
          o  FASS
          o  MASS
          o  CFP
  •  Introduction to the Captial Fund program
          o  Background of the CFP Grant
          o  Eligible costs
          o  Tracking obligations and Expenditure deadlines
          o  The “Treasury Rule”
          o  CFP Specific Transactions
  •  Operating Subsidy
          o  Backgound of Operating Subsidy
          o  Summary of occupancy categoies for funding eligibility
          o  Elements of the formula expense level
          o  Elements of formula income
          o  Proration

January 16, 2020

  •  RAD
          o  Background of RAD
          o  PBV v. PBRA
          o  Funding Sources
          o  Year of conversion
          o  Year(s) after conversion
  •  HCV
          o  Budgeting & funding for HAP and Admin
          o  Cash Management
          o  Understanding Port-Ins & Port
          o  Monitoring HAP funding
                  •  HAP, UAP, FSS Escrow, Port-Outs
          o  An overview of the the Two Year Tool
          o  An overview of the BDO, HAP management tool
          o  An overiew of the VMS including RAD
          o  Eligible uses of pre 2004 and post 2003 Administrative Fees
The Fresno Housing Authority is graciously hosting this session offsite at 2255 S. Plumas in Fresno, CA 93706.

** Please note while there is no hotel room block, there are many reasonable priced hotel accommodations available in Fresno, California. Prices will vary but should be reasonable; please don’t forget to mention the Gov’t rate when making a reservation. 
Brian D. Alten, CPA, Partner
Prior to combining with BDO and establishing BDO PHA Finance, Brian was a Director at Asher and Company. Before joining Asher in 2005 and developing the public housing accounting practice, Brian was a partner with PHA Finance, Inc. and co-creator of “The PHA Finance Solution.” Brian brings over 24 years of experience in areas of accounting and financial consulting for Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) across the nation.
Cancellation Policy
Seminar registrants may cancel up to two weeks prior to a group live seminar for a refund, less a $50 processing fee; cancelled registration payments prior to the cutoff date can also be applied (in full) to any future event. Cancellations after the two week cutoff date will receive a full credit towards a future seminar. Event cancellations should be submitted in writing via email, and include the attendee name, company, title of the event, and indicate whether or not payment has been submitted. If payment has been submitted, please indicate the payment method (check/PayPal). All cancellations may be sent via email to Grace Fuentes at gfuentes@bdo.com. Substitutions are welcome and may be made at any time, but please also email us the attendee swap information.

Participation Requirements for CPE Programs
To receive CPE credit for participation in a BDO training program, you must sign-in at the beginning and actively participate throughout the session. You will receive an email notification once the attendance record has been processed, including instructions on how to access your CPE certificate.
Delivery: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: Up to 7 total CPE credits for Track 1 and up to 7 credits for Track 2
Program Level: Basic
BDO USA, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org