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Tech-Infused Transformation for PHAs

Hey there, readers! Today, let’s dive into a topic that has us here at AMA buzzing with excitement and potential – how PHAs… that’s you… can harness the power of technology to bring positive changes to your agencies, programs, and families.   We have already begun swimming around in this topic …

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Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Strategies for Your PHA

As we find ourselves in the middle of hurricane season and brace ourselves for the severe winter weather to come, it’s time to chat about something a little more serious… we’re diving into the world of disaster preparedness and recovery.   Think of it as getting your house in order, so …

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Innovative Ways to Source Talent for Your PHA

Hey there, public housing superheroes!   We have been listening and this blog is proof.   We had the amazing opportunity to sit down with some of you and one thing almost everyone agreed on was the overwhelming need for new and fresh talent in our agencies. We did our part to …

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Making the Digital Transition

Paper is so 2019. It’s seriously time your teams embraced living in a paperless workplace.   Just to make sure we are all starting on the same page (get it… same page?), let’s define what “paperless” means.   When speaking of a paperless workplace, we don’t necessarily mean your office will not …

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Why Branding Matters

Why Branding Matters

Why does branding matter to a PHA? That’s a legitimate question. After all, we are federally funded. We don’t really rely on customers or word of mouth to market our programs. We don’t technically have anything to sell. So why is it important? For starters, in recent years, there has …

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Training for excellence

Training For Excellence

We have been listening. We have been keeping our ears to the ground over here and there are a lot of agencies asking for help in one specific area… Staffing. Not just one aspect of staffing, either. PHAs are facing all sorts of challenges ranging from training to implementing new …

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Q3 Success

Five Steps to Be Ready for Quarter 3

Hey, PHA Family!   It’s that time of year again. You are staring down the barrel of the busy season cannon and this year instead of just surrendering to the inevitable, we’ve been hard at work all year to give you some tips on how to get yourselves ready.   The increase in moves, recertifications, and employee vacation …

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inspiring happiness

Inspiring Happiness in Your Work

I know many of us start our careers bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, ready to help those in need and make a difference. And that’s exactly what we do. However, sometimes as we move forward in our work, we can start to lose our drive and perspective. Let’s be honest, for most …

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PHA Final Four

Every PHA’s Final Four

It’s March Madness. We are moving into the Final Four and interestingly enough this year is different. For the first time ever three of Final Four the schools had never made it to the big dance before. Now, you might be asking yourself, “What does this have to do with …

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housing reserves

Using Reserves to Maximize Funding

Alright, folks, hold onto your seats, because today we are about to go into a space that may be a little uncomfortable. But what we are about to say could completely shift your PHA’s approach to maximizing your funding and increasing your utilization. Let’s talk reserves! Did you know your …

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AMAzing QC Blog

Introducing AMAzing QC!

You might have noticed that, over here at AMA, we are big fans of quality control. Lately, we have been talking A LOT about the outstanding benefits to be gleaned from consistent quality control checks in your agency. However, we are aware that many agencies can get overwhelmed when thinking …

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PHA Support

How PHAs Can Support their Commissioners

PHA commissioners are faced with stepping into an environment and industry that is wildly complex and ever changing. While commissioners attend numerous trainings to become effective industry leaders, they can often feel overwhelmed with all this new knowledge.   That’s where the executives and staff of the PHA come in. Every PHA should be completely dedicated …

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AMA Webinar Series: On-Demand

Insights for Public Housing Leadership

If you missed one of our webinars, don’t worry! You can now view all of the AMA webinars on-demand at a time that works best for you. If you see something you like, click on the image and start watching. Enjoy!

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