REAC Inspection Revised Rules Effective October 2, 2017 (AHAO74B)

  • Product Format
  • Pre Recorded Webinar
  • Presenter(s)
  • Hank Vanderbeek , Mary A. Colon
  • Conference Date
  • Thursday, March 29, 2018
  • Aired Time
  • 12:00 am ET - 11:00 pm CT - 10:00 pm MT - 9:00 pm PT
  • Length
  • 75 minutes

Learn Why REAC Does NOT Want You to Do Too Well on Inspections and Yet Stay in Compliance

The REAC inspection process has undergone some important changes, and new rules will be in effect from October 2, 2017. The REAC has substantial penalties for UPCS non-compliance, it is therefore very important to know how to stay in compliance. By having the opportunity to ask specific questions of a REAC expert you will be assured that you are meeting compliance requirements.

Join the live session by expert speaker Hank Vanderbeek, where he will cover important recent changes in the REAC inspection process with special focus on the new rules. The session will include new items that are important in preparing for the inspection with photos of new defects. Hank will cover the scoring structure for the new rules to impart an understanding of the effect of the rules. He will also touch on important new developments with escort and the inspection protocol. Hank will answer all your questions related to UPCS inspections. He will also take up other critical concerns such as vital aspects related to you or your property's maintenance staff.

REAC has been tasked with applying the same inspection protocol to the voucher program, but instead developed a new inspection protocol. This session will briefly compare the two protocols and reveal how the non-voucher properties have easier inspections. This session covers the latest changes in how REAC conducts inspections and what it expects of properties and reveals why the REAC inspection is more penal than other HUD physical inspection protocols. Explored will be why REAC does NOT want you to do too well on inspections.

Session Highlights

  • Learn about the important October 2, 2017 rule changes
  • Learn how the new rule will affect your property 
  • The legality of and effect of non-industry standard repair policy
  • The UPCS with the UPCS-V inspection programs compared
  • What the new REAC escort rule means to you
  • Why REAC thwarts your efforts to do well on inspections

Session Objectives

  • You will come away with current information with how REAC conducts inspections
  • You will be much better prepared to get a high score on your next REAC inspection
  • You'll learn how to better prepare for REAC inspections
  • You will have an understanding of how to manage REAC inspectors

Who Should Attend

  • Top management and owners: Learn how REAC can cost you money to render your property “safe”
  • Property managers: Prepare for an inspection to “please” the inspector
  • Maintenance supervisors: Learn where to focus resources
  • Support staff: Better understand everyone's role in the process

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About the Presenter(s)

Hank Vanderbeek owns and manages a commercial and residential property inspection company since 2001, and has conducted inspections on thousands of residential and commercial properties for: HUD as a former Certified REAC Inspector, insurance companies, banks and home buyers.

He authored several books and numerous articles on REAC issues including REAC Inspections, Achieving Success Without Breaking the Bank (2016) and The REAC Inspection Handbook 2014.

His experience is combined with thoroughness and honesty, which translates into success for those that have put their trust in his services, including: REAC inspections, REAC appeals, REAC repair work and home and commercial inspections.

Hank's earlier career included the US Army as an officer, the US Government as a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Fraud Investigator in the Office of Inspector General at the Veterans Administration and the Department of Health and Human Services.

Hank is a graduate of Clarkson University with a B.S. in industrial management and a B.S. in social science, and has a master's in public administration from Northeastern University. Hank is a licensed Home Inspector in NH and MA, and a Certified Commercial Property Inspector.

Mary A. ColonMary A. Colon has been a Senior Compliance Analyst at U.S. Housing Consultants since 2009 and is well versed on various HUD and LIHTC issues. Her consulting responsibilities include but are not limited to: EIV and Reasonable Accommodations training and consulting, Contract Rent Renewal processing, assistance in creating and modifying Tenant Selection Plans and Policies and Procedures, and both on-site and off-site file audits for both HUD and LIHTC properties. From 2002 to 2009, Ms. Colon was Assistant Compliance Manager for HUD properties at a property management company. Mary continues her education in the ever changing landscape of affordable housing. She is a Certified Occupancy Specialist (C.O.S), Certified Professional of Occupancy (CPO) and a Certified Tax Credit Specialist C5P.


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