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Housing Accreditation in the Time of COVID-19

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Preparing to submit the accreditation application Keene Housing’s Director of Administration, Amy Wright was totally organized and ready to submit the organization’s application for accreditation in late March. As they were preparing to finalize and hit “Submit” in the Affordable Housing Accreditation Board’s (AHAB) accreditation portal, states were starting to buckle down to “flatten the…
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NAHRO Hosts July 1st Webinar on Affordable Housing Accreditation

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Affordable Housing Accreditation Board – Accreditation is an Effective Tool to Demonstrate Excellence  This interactive webinar, hosted by NAHRO will introduce participants to the industry adopted 8 management standards and discuss how AHAB accreditation can be utilized to enhance staff morale, public trust and reduce inefficiencies.  Hear from accredited organizations, Chester Housing Authority in Pennsylvania,…
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COVID-19 and Acknowledging Strife – Chester Housing Authority

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Chester Housing Authority in southeast Pennsylvania Executive Director, Steve Fischer and his team are working to communicate about rent adjustments for residents facing job loss and income reduction.  CHA’s communication with their community and work with other stakeholders to address gaps in services provides a hopeful message in times of strife.  See their video here: …
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Keene Housing in New Hampshire receives Affordable Housing Accreditation

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The Board of Directors of the Affordable Housing Accreditation Board granted national accreditation to Keene Housing of New Hampshire at their board meeting held May 28, 2020.  AHAB was prepared to work remotely prior to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines.  AHAB was able to quickly move to a virtual site visit format and conduct interviews of…
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Affordable Housing Accreditation Board adopts Virtual Site Visit policy

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The Affordable Housing Accreditation Board adopted a virtual site visit policy to be in effect immediately until further notice.  Although it is applicable currently, due to the COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, it is a policy that will be utilized at any time during a state or national emergency or natural disaster.  This policy will impact…
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