Why Register ?

In Today’s hot real estate markets, there are little to no incentives for landlords to rent to low-income families through the HCV program.  Although the program offers on-time and consistent rent payments every month, both landlords and tenants are faced with a plethora of challenges that serve as barriers to renting and finding adequate affordable housing.

As Public Housing Authorities (PHA’s) undergo major redevelopment through the RAD (Rental Assistance Demonstration, LIHTC (Low-Income Housing Tax Credit) and other affordable housing development programs; public housing residents in most cases will be granted Section 8 vouchers to assist them in their relocation efforts.  

The shortage of available landlords is proving disastrous for housing staff and their budgets and is also contributing to an increase in homelessness and displacement. This forum hopes to bring resolution to the relocation process, attract mission driven landlords and assist voucher holder in obtaining decent, safe and affordable housing.

About the ROTC
The Resident Online Training Center

The ROTC is a fully interactive virtual platform designed to deliver essential education and training content to HUD-subsidized communities and agency staff. Our platform is a robust tool used to host virtual job fairs, live webinars, on-demand trainings, and customized events.

The ROTC not only solves the problem of delivering a wide variety of training courses, it also reduces training costs, increases ongoing accessibility and makes it easier to provide the training necessary to help residents move towards self-sufficiency.

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Conference Agenda

November 14, 2019

Welcome & Keynote
10:00 AM
Welcome & Keynote Address
Morning Sessions
10:30 AM

HCV program overview strengths opportunities and challenges

Invited: NHLP | NLIHC | HUD

 

15 Min BREAK
12:00 PM

Income Discrimination: How a State Protected its Residents

Invited: Karl Racine (District of Columbia’s Attorney General)

15 Min BREAK
Afternoon Session
1:30 AM

Streamlining the Relocation Process & Fostering Self-Sufficiency

Presenters TBD

 

November 15, 2019

Welcome & Keynote
10:00 AM
Welcome & Keynote Address
Morning Sessions
10:30 AM

Utilizing the Section 8 Voucher for Homeownership

Presenters TBD

 

15 Min BREAK
12:00 PM

Finding Your Next Home: Lessons Learned from Voucher Holders

Resident Panel: Jamie McAllister (VA) | Nicole Odom (DC)

15 Min BREAK
Afternoon Session
1:30 AM

Mission Driven Landlords: The Blend of Passion, Purpose and Profits

Patti Robertson , Tidewater Homes (Norfolk VA)

 

Frequently Asked Questions

The Resident Online Training center (ROTC) is a fully interactive virtual platform designed to deliver a wide range of trainings, webinars and resources critical to facilitating self-sufficiency and economic growth for assisted families.
The ROTC was created to level the playing field, educate the masses and put residents in the driver's seat of their own destiny’s. We believe you cannot make intelligent decisions without all the pertinent information. As the landscape of public housing changes, it is critical that residents get the facts from a trusted source of information.
The ROTC platform is designed to serve resident leaders, resident owned businesses, self-sufficiency program participants, self-sufficiency service coordinators, and workforce development service providers.
There is no cost to sign-up. It is free to register and enter the platform. Your registration grants access to the platform's free conferences and special events. Customized and tailored specific trainings require a subscription to the platform.
Go to the “Subscriptions” tab and subscribe to the ROTC platform. You can subscribe for any single product or service or select from our choice of bundle packages.

If you need further assistance, please contact a customer service representative at the Info/Help Desk.
Contact customer for more information about creating a customized job fair for your clients.
Please use our contact form to contact customer service or technical support.
Live conferences are free. Go to the conferences and events page and chose an event to register. You will receive an email with important information about your event. You will receive an email reminder on the day before the event. On the day of the conference, simply log-in and click on the auditorium to access the live free conference and or special event.
When you attempt to register for live training’s that require a subscription, you will be directed to the subscription page. Follow the prompts on the subscription page to complete your annual subscription registration. Once you complete your subscription registration it may take up to 48 hours to access the on-demand trainings on the platform. You will be notified via email when access has been granted.

If you need further assistance, please contact a customer service representative located at the Info/Help Desk.
Access codes are provided by an organization to its staff and clients. Contact your housing agency, resident services department for your access code.
Yes. Please contact customer service and request more information about our financial assistance program.
If your housing agency doesn’t want to purchase a subscription, contact the ROTC customer service (Info/Help Desk) for guidance in obtaining sponsorship and or utilization of your agency’s tenant participation funds. The ROTC is an allowable expense according to PIH Notice 2013-21 (HA) which declares funding that PHA’s receive on behalf of resident councils allowable for various types of activities. Such trainings offered on the ROTC are both aligned and allowable with HUD’S PIH Notice. This document can be found in the resources tab of the ROTC and or in the RADAR booth.