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Housing Quality Standards Certification (HQS) Agenda 

March 11-13

 

Course Topics and Agenda 

Registration Day One: 8:00 - 8:30am

Daily Program from Day One - Day Three: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Day One: 

  • Introduction and Overview 
  • Section 8 Inspection Responsibilities 
  • Pre-Inspection Preparations
  • Inspector's Knowledge
  • Inspector's Image
  • Inspector's Safety
  • Inspector's Tools
  • Pre-Inspection Procedures
  • Site Inspection Procedures
  • Compliance and Approval Procedures
  • SEMAP and Inspection Requirements
  • Inspection Checklist and Other HUD Forms
  • Conforming Rules Changes 
  • HQS Protocol 
  • Case Study

Day Three:

  • IG Reports
  • Slide Quiz
  • Mock Inspection 
  • Prioritizing
  • Rent Reasonableness
  • Review
  • Certification Examination (2:00-4:00pm)

 

 

 

Day Two: 

      • General Room Conditions
      • Electricity 
      • Security
      • Windows
      • Interior Surfaces
      • Lead Paint
      • Mold
      • Kitchen
      • Bathroom
      • Building Exterior
      • Heating and Plumbing 
      • General Health and Safety
      • Interior and Exterior Slides
      • Lead-Based Paint and Mold
      • Sample Quiz