Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs - Building Homes and Strengthening Communities


Upcoming Training Events

Webinar: Multifamily Environmental Requirements - the Essentials
Register NOW! Click this link to register now: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2938018609971425282

Dates: December 14, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Who Should Attend? Development Teams, Environmental Professionals, Consulting Firms

Training Objectives: This is a one hour overview containing essential information for the Developer and Environmental Professional alike to help streamline processes, keep projects on track and ensure a project’s eligibility for funding.

What Are Some Of The Items Covered In This Webinar?

  • Changes are coming in 2019 to the environmental process, be ready and keep your project moving smoothly.
  • Know the differences in environmental requirements between the various Direct Loan funds (NHTF, HOME, NSP and TCAP) as well as the requirements of 811 PRA.
    • Is there a difference? Yes, yes there is, don’t get caught short.
    • Are there certain elements within these types of reviews that could make a project ineligible for that particular fund? Yes
  • Have you encountered the new mitigation section in the Housing Contract System? Come find out the purpose of this new component and how it may affect your project
  • HEROS is rolling out for “Partners” now and will be mandatory as of June 2019 for Texas; so be prepared! (Partners include For-profit, Non-profit and/or consulting/environmental firms)

For questions about Environmental Review and Clearance, contact staff at environmental@tdhca.state.tx.us

For questions about Davis-Bacon labor issues or resident relocation, contact carmen.roldan@tdhca.state.tx.us

For questions about HUD Section 3 – Economic Opportunities for Low-Income Persons, contact john.touchet@tdhca.state.tx.us

Past Training Event Materials

Multifamily HOME Training on Direct Loan NOFA and Federal Regulations

    February 2-3, 2016

        Uniform Relocation Act (URA)

                  Relocation Training Presentation (PDF, 9/11/17)

                  Relocation Handbook glossary references (PDF)

        Labor Standards Overview

                  Davis-Bacon/ Labor Presentation (PDF, 9/13/17)

        Economic Opportunities, HUD Section 3 Overview

                  Section 3 Training Presentation (PDF) - revised 1/29/2016)

        Fair Housing Overview

                  Fair Housing Presentation (PDF)

        Multifamily Direct Loan NOFA