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Embracing Innovation and the Future of AI in Housing with Christina Quinones

Navigating the complexities of managing a Public Housing Authority (PHA) can be a daunting task. Between endless paperwork, compliance checks, and managing tenant interactions, the workload can seem overwhelming. However, there are some simple yet powerful technological tools that can significantly ease this burden and enhance your PHA’s efficiency.   Recently, ...
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How to Maintain Current and Consistent Guidelines

In an ever-evolving industry, policies serve as the backbone of organizational structure and integrity. However, maintaining these policies to ensure they remain current and effective can be a challenging task and one that is often overlooked among day-to-day busy-ness.   In this blog, we’re going to dive into the nuts and ...
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How to Streamline Your Workflows for Efficiency

Today, we are kicking off a three-part series on the “Three Ps” of affordable housing: Processes, Policies, and People.   These three elements are the backbone of any organization, each playing a crucial role in its success. Together, they form the foundation of an organization, shaping its identity, performance, and ultimately, ...
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The HOTMA Transition and What it Really Means for Your PHA

I’m sure you have heard the buzz about HOTMA. In 2024, HOTMA is taking center stage with some significant updates that all PHAs need to be aware of.  Understanding HOTMA and Its Impact  Let’s start with the basics. HOTMA isn’t just another piece of legislation collecting dust on bureaucratic shelves. ...
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Future-Proof Your PHA with the Next Generation of Talent

We are tackling a topic that’s been at the top of the hot topics list for a while… attracting the next generation of talent. (Take a look here too for more ideas!)  If you’re in the business of providing homes and creating communities, you know how crucial it is to ...
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Beyond Likes and Shares: Social Media for PHA Community Engagement

In today’s digital universe, social media isn’t just about sharing cat videos and vacation photos. It’s a powerhouse for outreach and community engagement, bringing people together, and giving them a voice like never before.   Let’s look closer into how these platforms can transform your PHA’s outreach strategy, from broadening reach ...
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Six Steps to Successful Outsourcing

It’s time to talk outsourcing Level 200!  If you missed it our first installment, you can take a look at here. In it, we talked all about discovering the areas of your PHA that would benefit the most from outsourcing.  Outsourcing can be intimidating if you’ve never ever done it. ...
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Embracing Outsourcing – A PHAs Power Move

In the affordable housing industry, it’s easy to get caught in the whirlwind of day-to-day operations, juggling a multitude of responsibilities. But what if we told you there’s a toolbox of efficiency and expertise waiting to be unlocked?   That toolbox is outsourcing, and it’s your ticket to a world of ...
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Emotional Support Animals – What Everyone Needs to Know

The waters surrounding Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) can be murky at best. Those furry companions that provide emotional comfort have become an increasingly hot topic over the last few years… especially since the pandemic. With more and more families utilizing ESAs, it is so important to know the ins and ...
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The PHAs Guide to Surviving an Audit

Ah, audits – the word alone can make even the most seasoned professionals break into a cold sweat. But there’s no need to panic. With a little preparation and the right tools, you shouldn’t have any problem sailing through an audit smoothly… and that’s where we come in!  This blog ...
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Myth Busting HCV Facts for Landlords

For families in the HCV program, getting their voucher was hard. But finding a landlord to take their voucher is harder and it’s only getting worse as the housing crisis in America continues to escalate.   So, today, we are here to do a little myth busting surrounding the preconceived ideas ...
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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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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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