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Intermediate HUD Accounting, Reporting & Budgeting - Event Canceled

November 18, 2020 - November 20, 2020

BDO Nashville Office
414 Union Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37219
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Grace Fuentes
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As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread in the U.S. and across the globe, the safety of our people, clients, families, and communities is our top priority. BDO is closely monitoring the situation, remaining vigilant, and following all recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and local authorities.

Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to postpone our event scheduled for November.

We look forward to hosting you at another event in the future.

Stay well.

The health and safety of our people, clients, families, and communities remains our top priority, as we all do our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19. BDO is closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation, and is offering guidance to help you stay abreast of the latest developments and mitigate risk during this time of uncertainty. For the latest business issues, insights and regulatory updates related to COVID-19, please visit bdo.com.

Join us at the Intermediate HUD Accounting Reporting & Budgeting workshop for two days of Public Housing followed by one day HCV session. This combined course package will help you understand the latest guidance issued by HUD along with learning the latest published information from the current Administration. 

Track 1 (November 18 - 19, 2020)
$650 Registration

Track 2 (November 20, 2020) 
$450 Registration 
Tracks 1 + 2 
$1,000 (Save $200) 
November 18 - 19, 2020
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

November 18, 2020  
  •  Budgeting for typical PHA income and expense items 
  •  Project based budgeting implications Excess Cash 
  •  Central Office Cost Center & de-federalization impacts
  •  Cost Allocation 
  •  Eligible uses of operating reserves

  •  CFP Expenditures  and eligible costs 
  •  EPIC - Update on requirements to submit HUD’s Annual Statement and Capital Fund  Year Action Plan
  •  Ineligible costs 
  •  Obligation & expenditure requirements 
  •  Treasury rule 
  •  Fungibility 
  •  Public Housing and Capital fund reverse fungibility conversations
  •  HOTMA accounting and reporting requirements

  •  Overview of the PHAS indicators and sub-indicators 
  •  Examine the ratios and scoring calculations 
  •  Tips to maximize scoring for PHAS (FASS, MASS & CFP)
  •  Creating an appeal 
  •  Brief SEPHAS overview and the future of PHAS

November 19, 2020 
  •   FDS updates Explanation of the equity roll forward on the FDS 
  •   Common submission errors 
  •   Applying for extensions & waivers 
  •   RAD reporting requirements and options 

  •  Step-by-step process to calculate operating subsidy and prepare subsidy revisions 
  •  Components of the operating fund calculation 
  •  Energy Performance Contracting 
  •  Operating Subsidy Portal
  •  LIPH Cash Management    

*Agenda subject to change
November 20, 2020
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

  •  Tentant based vouchers
  •  RAD relevant vouchers (PBV/PBRA) 
  •  Project based contracts 
  •  Funding fundamentals

  •  Detailed funding examination 
          o  Eligible HAP sources of funding
          o  Administrative fee revenue calculations
          o  HHR, RNP and UNP reserve projections
          o  Set aside and short fall funds
  •  Impacts of pension and OPEB on HCV program
          o  Annual expenses
          o  Effects on reserves
  •  Allocating expenses to HCV and related programs
  •  Streamlining rule accounting department impacts
          o  Quarterly UAPs for eligible residents

  •   Two Year Tool Review
  •   HAP/UAP 
  •   Fraud recovery
  •  Interest income
  •  Restricted Net Position
  •  HUD-Held reserves
  •  Unrestricted Net Position
  •  Portability
  •  Eligible uses of pre 2004 and post 2003 Administrative Fee reserves
  •  Key differences in VMS and FDS reporting 
  •  SEMAP overview 

  •   Common reporting errors
  •  VMS updates
  •  RAD related VMS reporting 
  •  VMS Case Study

*Agenda subject to change
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.

Nick Auriemma, CPA, CFE, Managing Director
In his more than fourteen years of experience, Nick Auriemma has managed engagements for governmental, non-profit and for-profit audits, encompassing financial reporting, internal control over financial reporting, compliance with federal awards, and internal control over compliance with federal awards. Prior to joining BDO, Nick was the principal manager in an audit firm focusing in on public housing authorities (PHAs) and affordable housing entities.

Dwayne Tucker, CPA, Senior Manager 
Dwayne has extensive experience in providing Accounting, Audit, Training, and Consulting Services to a variety of PHAs. He has also been involved in Asset Management and Project Based conversions for large stop loss Housing Authorities, and was engaged in fiscal year end closings and assisting PHAs that have lost their Finance Director. Additionally, he has been involved with PHA outsourcing assignments and served as the Assistant Finance Director on an outsource basis for a large New Jersey PHA. 
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.

Cancellation Policy
Seminar registrants may cancel up to two weeks prior to a group live seminar for a refund, less a $25 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. 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 14 total CPE credits for Track 1 and up to 7 CPE 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
Located in the heart of the downtown business community, you are easily accessible to downtown amenities and within walking distance of museums and music centers. *Please note, BDO USA, LLP is currently holding a small number of sleeping rooms at Hotel INDIGO located at 301 Union Street in Nashville, TN (one block from our office). The BDO USA, LLP rate of $209 per night, plust tax, is available to attendees on a first served basis until the cutoff date of October 26, 2020. 

Please call 877-834-3613 and use our group block code BDO USA, LLP to reserve your room.