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Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Virtual Classroom
Interactive Zoom Meeting
March 22-26, 2021
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Early Bird ends 3/1/21!

What is the Schedule?

Monday, March 22 to Friday, March 26, 2021 from 1:00-5:00pm ET

Note: Electronic copy of training manual included in pricing. Certification Exam must be purchased separately. Please note, Ethics is required for CSI-HQS. To learn more:


Through 6 modules delivered over a two-week period, learn how to improve the level of your HCV and PBV/Section 8 Housing Inspections and meet SEMAP requirements through these interactive modules. Develop or fine-tune related work skills, review procedures and forms affecting standards, and learn how to evaluate your current operations to identify strengths and challenges. The NAHRO Certified Specialist of Inspection - Housing Quality Standards (CSI-HQS) Certification Exam is offered online.


Through expert instruction, you will learn to conduct a thorough inspection to illustrate (or rediscover) details that must be observed in order to identify actions to be taken. Specific topics to be addressed are:

  • Section 8 Pre-Inspection and Inspection Preparation and Procedures
  • Negotiation and Arbitration—How to Successfully Come to Agreement with Landlords and Residents
  • Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution
  • Consistency—How to Pass Inspections, Even When HUD Arrives for a Surprise Review
  • Reinspection—How to Avoid Pitfalls

Who should attend?

Section 8 Housing Inspectors, Preventative Maintenance Inspectors, and new and seasoned inspectors.

  • List Price: $705.00 USD
  • Member Price: $605.00 USD
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What is Distance learning?

Multi-day training delivered in a modular and a web-based format. Participants register individually and access the sessions with a direct email. Sessions are typically 3 hours (1:30-4:30pm ET). Attendance is recorded and upon successful completion, CEUs are applied...

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