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Rural Development Training

  • Nittany Lion Inn 200 West Park Avenue State College, PA 16803 (map)

Including Four Hours of Fair Housing Training

RD Staff from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Delaware will be in attendance.

Amanda Lee Gross will provide training directed toward on-site personnel including resident selection, recertification, and processing income, assets and expenses.

The training will include 515 and .538 properties, VAWA, budgets, compliance inspections, MPR Program, and developing an AFMHP.

The registration fee for this training will include daily breaks and lunch on day one and two. It will also include the cost of the compliance training manual. ($40 value)

Course Location

The Nittany Lion Inn
200 West Park Avenue
State College, PA 16803
(800) 233-7505

Make your hotel reservations today!
Room Rate: $139
You must ask for the PennDel AHMA Group Room Rate! Use Code RDTA19B
Room rate expires July 14, 2019.

Course Schedule


DAY ONE – Wednesday, August 14
7:30 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.
 Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Morning Session
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Lunch (included)
1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Afternoon Session

DAY TWO - Thursday, August 15
7:30 a.m. 
Continental Breakfast
8 a.m.-12 p.m. Morning Session
12 p.m.–1 p.m. Lunch (included)
1 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Afternoon Session 

DAY THREE – Friday, August 16
7:30 a.m. 
Continental Breakfast
8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Morning Session

Presenter: Amanda Lee Gross

Amanda Lee Gross

Amanda Lee Gross

Amanda Lee Gross has 18 years of hard-won, real-world knowledge and experience in all aspects of the affordable housing industry. She began her career as a site manager, eventually rising to the position of compliance director for a multi-state, 5,000+ unit property management company. She leveraged that experience to become a highly skilled, nationally recognized trainer in Fair Housing, LIHTC, Rural Development, HUD, and HOME. Over the last nine years, she has conducted hundreds of trainings nationwide and has provided consulting services to state housing finance agencies, public housing authorities, management companies, and developers.

Ms. Gross is a featured speaker at numerous industry events. She also provides custom-tailored training private organizations that understand that highly trained staff are more effective and better able to protect the assets and the reputation of the company. She also works in a consulting capacity, advising clients in the development of their policies and procedures, optimizing project compliance performance and addressing audit findings. Her areas of expertise focus on LIHTC, USDA/Rural Development Rental Housing Program, HUD Multifamily, HOME, Tax-exempt Bond Compliance, Fair Housing, and VAWA.


Registration and payment must be received by August 1, 2019. Fees and reasonable expenses for the course may be an approved project expense. Cancellation Policy: Registration Fees will be refunded less a $50 processing charge if received in writing 10 days prior to the seminar. Substitutions, but no refunds, can be made after that date.

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