April 5 & 6, 2023
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Madison Marriott West Hotel and Conference Center 
1313 John Q. Hammons Drive
Middleton, WI 53562

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2023 WI-CARH Spring Training

Conquering Affordable & Fair Housing Compliance

April 5 and 6, 2023

Marriott Madison West, Middleton, Wisconsin

Please join us for an engaging educational training on Conquering Affordable and Fair Housing Compliance. Wisconsin Council for Affordable & Rural Housing (WI-CARH) is proud to team up with US Housing Consultants for their expertise and excellent training services. Our trainer, Amanda Lee Gross, received outstanding reviews for her knowledge and delivery in spring, 2022. 

If you have new staff or staff needing a refresher on key practices, consider sending them all to this training. These sessions are always lively as questions arise from changing regulations, case law, and settlements.

You can attend both days of the training or just Day 2 on Fair Housing.  We encourage you to attend both days but are offering some flexibility with busy schedules.  Discounts are available for multiple attendees from the same firm. 

Training will be on the following topics with additional topics to be included:

Day 1 

  • Common Household Eligibility Errors
  • Conquering Adjusted Income and Tenant Rent for Multi-Family Subsidized Housing Programs
  • Income and Assets in Today's Tech-Driven Economy
  • Navigating the Waiting List and Tenant Selection

Day 2

  • Fair Housing Essentials
  • Fair Housing - Focus on Assistance Animals

Each attendee who completes this course will receive a useful course manual with references and a certificate of completion.

Click here to see the full schedule

Day 1
8:30-9:00 - Registration 
9:00 - noon - Session
Noon - 1:00 pm - Lunch on Your Own
1:00 - 4:00 pm - Session
Day 2
8:30-9:00 am - Registration
9:00-12:00 noon - Session
Noon - 1:00 pm - Lunch on Your Own
1:00 - 2:00 pm - Session


The speaker will be Amanda Lee Gross

Ms. Gross has eighteen years of real-world knowledge and experience in all aspects of the affordable housing industry. She has learned the affordable housing industry from the ground up, starting as a site manager, eventually rising to the position of Compliance Director for a multi-state, 5,000+ unit management company. Ms. Gross has leveraged that experience and became a nationally recognized expert trainer in Fair Housing, LIHTC, RD, HUD, and HOME. Over the last nine years, she has conducted hundred of training 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 every year. She also provides custom-tailored trainings to private organizations who understand that highly-trained staff are more effective and better able to protect the assets and reputation of companies. 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. Ms. Gross's areas of expertise focus on the following programs:

  • Fair Housing
  • Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Program
  • USDA/RD Rental Housing Program
  • HUD Multifamily Housing Programs
  • HOME Investment Partnership Program
  • Tax-Exempt Bond Compliance


WI-CARH Members:  $450 or 3 or more at $425
Non-Members:  $485 or 3 or more at $460
Fair Housing Day 2 Only:   $300

Each attendee will receive a Manual and a Certificate.

Location of Spring Training and Hotel

The spring training will be held at the Madison Marriott West Hotel and Conference Center, 1313 John Q. Hammons Drive, Middleton, WI  53562.   

Use this link to Book your group rate for Wisconsin Council for Affordable and Rural Housing or call the Madison Marriott West at 608-831-2000 where the training session will take place.

Register Now! Register early as seating is limited!


Register as a Sponsor!

You are invited to join us as a Sponsor at the 2023 Spring Training.  Please consider signing up today to be a Sponsor and help make this education and training opportunity affordable to all in the rural housing industry.  Please click on Register as a Sponsor to complete the form.