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Fair Housing Compliance Course

  • NJHA Conference & Event Center 760 Alexander Road Princeton, NJ, 08540 United States (map)

The Fair Housing Compliance (FHC) course is a comprehensive program offered by the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) for property management staff. NAHMA’s Fair Housing Compliance course trains managers to understand complex fair housing regulations.

Each participant will receive a copy of the NAHMA Fair Housing manual, which was updated in 2016. The one-day program is composed of seven hours of classroom instruction an online “take home” exam. Individuals must pass this exam to obtain the FHC designation. The FHC is a requirement for NAHMA’s National Affordable Housing Professional (NAHP) certification program.

All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a FHC certificate and pin, and be listed in NAHMA’s Online Credential Directory.


7:30 a.m. Check In & Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m. Instruction
10:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m.–Noon Instruction
Noon–12:45 p.m. Lunch - Provided
12:45 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Instruction
2:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m. Instruction
4:15 p.m.–4:30 p.m. On-Line Exam Instructions

It is encouraged that students bring a highlighter and post it flags.


Heather Staggs, AHM, CPO, FHC, SHCM, HCCP
S.T.A.R. Momentum Compliance Consulting, Inc.

Ms. Staggs brings knowledge from both sides of the industry. She is a 25-year veteran in the property management industry. She also managed both the PBCA Contract Administration and LIHTC Program Compliance departments for the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) and prior to that, she was a Project Manager with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Heather is an expert in Fair Housing regulations as well as all other affordable housing laws and regulations. Ms. Staggs is currently sits as the Chair person for the National Affordable Housing Management Association’s Fair Housing Committee. Her hands-on knowledge of applying the rules of the affordable housing industry assists management agents and owners across the country stay compliant with not only government agencies, but also with Fair Housing laws.

Registration is closed. Email lspataro@jahma.org to be placed on the Waiting List.

Cancellation Policy: Registration fees will be refunded less a $50 processing charge if received in writing 10 business days prior to the seminar. Substitutions, but no refunds, can be made after that date.

Fees and reasonable expenses for the course are an approved project expense.

This organization complies with Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). The site is accessible for individuals with disabilities and if a registrant requires special accommodations, please contact the AHMA office at least ten days prior to the date of the course.

Earlier Event: September 25
Fair Housing for Maintenance Professionals
Later Event: October 17
Tax Credit & SHCM Exam