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Earning the Asset Management Specialist (AMS) designation is required before taking the more advanced classes in the Certified Housing Asset Manager training program. You can find out about the AMS program and how to enroll here.

When you are ready to begin the Certified Housing Asset Manager course of study, please submit a certification enrollment form and pay NeighborWorks America a $100 administrative fee. Detailed instructions on how to complete it and where to send it are on the enrollment form here.

If you have already started on the Certified Housing Asset Manager program but are not sure if you have submitted the enrollment form or what classes you have completed, please email to find out. We’re happy to clear up any questions or details you may need!

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Instructor-Led Sessions:

NeighborWorks Virtual Training Institute

May 6-17, 2024

  • Advanced Financial Tools of Asset Management – Part 1 (AM321vc)* – Thursday 5/16
  • The Fundamentals of Affordable Housing Development (AH101vc) – Monday 5/13

For more information and to register, click here

*Note: Advanced Financial Tools of Asset Management – Part 2 (AM322vc) will be starting June 20, 2024. More information to come.

The Real Estate Development Process: Step by Step

July 18, 2024

A housing development course offered in partnership with Grow America. This virtual, one-day training equips asset managers with an understanding of real estate development steps and risks, enabling them to enhance project viability and support informed decision-making for property owners. 

Registration opens soon and learn more here

In-Person Trainings:

Mark your calendars and start planning your 2024 around when and where you can take in-person courses. 

Mel King Institute: Boston, MA

May 28-30, 2024 – Asset Management Fundamentals (AM290)
• Click here to register.

July 10-11, 2024 – Financial Fundamentals of Asset Management (AM291)
• Registration coming soon.

NeighborWorks Training Institute: Pittsburgh, PA

August 26-30, 2024

  • Advanced Financial Tools (AM321)
  • Advanced Housing Asset Management (AM351)
  • The Fundamentals of Affordable Housing Development (AH101)
  • Nuts and Bolts of Asset Management (AM121)
  • Using the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) (AH115 )

Check here for more information and registration updates.

    Map Out Your CHAM Asset Management Training Path

    with our Planning Worksheet and our Training At-a-Glance

    Hybrid Asset Management Specialist Certificate Available!

    You can now take AMS as a hybrid program and mix and match between in-person and on demand courses. We can even bring it directly to you!

    Learn more about AMS course offerings HERE

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