Information on NDC Housing Development Financing Certificate Program

Introducing NDC Housing Development Financing Certificate Program

 

Download the NDC fact sheet HERE.

Coming to PA 2014-15

Registration is now full, for waiting list info contact Joyce@housingalliancepa.org. 

NDC is the pre-eminent national provider of rental and homeownership finance training. They will be offering an intensive and comprehensive 17 day, classroom program delivered in four separate sessions, each building on the other. Certification requires successful completion of the coursework measured by testing.

Whether you are a developer, CDC, funder, investor, or want to be a more informed development partner, you will learn how to analyze and structure the financing for the deal through this program.

Webinar ?presenters include :

  • Holly Glauser, Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency
  • John Bendel, FHLB-Pittsburgh
  • Tom Cummings and Kyra Straussman, Urban Redevelopment Authority
  • Cassandra Collinge, Allegheny County Economic Development
  • John Linner, Instructor, NDC
HD410 Home Ownership Finance (4 days)  September 8-11, 2014
HD420 Rental Housing Development Finance (5 days) December 8-12, 2014
HD422 Computer Spread Sheet Analysis for Housing (3 days)
Requires successful completion of HD410 and HD420
April 20- 23, 2015
Easter is April 5th
Passover April 3rd – 11th
HD430 Housing Development Finance: Problem Solving and Deal Structuring (5 days)
Requires successful completion of all previous sessions
September 7 – 11, 2015
Rosh Hashanah Sept 13-15
Yom Kippur – 22nd -23

Housing Development Certification Program (HDFP)

HD410—Home Ownership Finance

In this course, the first in the HDFP Certification Program, participants learn the skills and techniques that successful housing development finance practitioners use to create affordable, owner-occupied, single family housing. The course takes an in-depth look at the financing of housing and how financing affects affordability—of both the unit’s sales price and the buyer’s monthly mortgage payment.

Course Length: Four days Prerequisite: None

HD420—Rental Housing Development Finance

The second course in the HDFP Certification Program, HD420 takes a detailed look at the analysis, financing and development of affordable rental housing. In this course, participants learn the underwriting criteria used by lenders and the rates of return demanded by private equity investors in order to determine their investment in a rental housing project. HD420 also explores the methods practitioners can utilize to attract the maximum amount of private capital to rental housing projects as well as the techniques to fill financing gaps with public resources.

Course Length: Five days Prerequisite: While not required, NDC recommends that individuals complete the HD410 course before taking HD420.

HD422—Computer Spread Sheet Analysis for Housing

The third course in the HDFP Certification Program, HD422 incorporates the use of computer spread sheets designed to give participants the ability to apply the financial analysis techniques presented in the previous two courses. In this course, participants learn to use spread sheets as a tool to locate and interpret key financial information and to restructure a housing transaction based on revised assumptions. More time is available to consider structuring options for affordable home ownership and rental housing case studies. Note: Participants must bring a laptop computer equipped with Microsoft Excel.

Course Length: Three days Prerequisites: HD410 and HD420

HD430—Housing Development Finance: Problem Solving and Deal Structuring

The fourth and final course in the HDFP Certification Program, HD430 blends the financial analysis techniques learned in the previous courses with the problem solving and negotiating skills that housing development practitioners use to close complex projects. This course challenges participants to analyze and structure financing packages for home ownership and rental housing deals that are complicated by a variety of factors, both financial and non-financial. Participants become skilled at the methods used to structure financing that most effectively leverage public dollars. Note: Participants must bring a laptop computer equipped with Microsoft Excel.

Course Length: Five days Prerequisites: HD410, HD420 and HD422

Teaser/Summary
Program information and resources from June 13, 2014 training webinar

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