Habitat’s homeownership programs serve those who may not obtain adequate housing through conventional lending but can afford to pay a Habitat mortgage. Therefore, to be eligible for a Habitat home, applicants must meet the parameters that Habitat has set limiting the total household income. This course is designed to teach you how to identify what is and isn’t income, what’s proper documentation for that income, and how to calculate income properly.
The Quality Assurance Checklist from Habitat for Humanity International requires affiliates to provide training to applicable staff and volunteers on Anti-Money Laundering. This class fulfills this requirement by discussing suspicious activity reporting, internal controls, and policies and procedures.
You are certainly familiar with a board of directors where most of the decisions are made in executive committee, but did you know that is only one type of board structure? Several other types of board structures allow you to set up an organization that best represents the work you need to do, and where you are in the life-cycle of an organization.
This series contains modules that can be taken in bite-sized chunks that can be used in three ways: 1) Board members can watch on their own to build their knowledge and skills; 2) Modules can be shown before each board meeting to offer continuous learning and improvement (hint: that's the hallmark of an exceptional board); or 3) provided for new board members as part of their board orientation.
In the legislative session, Habitat Texas advocates for the needs of affiliates and homeowners. What we talk about is based on what affiliates tell us. This Advocacy Focus Group is guided discussion to solicit feedback on the most pressing issues of the day.
We've put together some tidbits and advice that new executive directors in Texas need to know. You've joined a great Habitat family, and the one single thing we know will lead you to a successful career in your new position: Get to know your extended Habitat family!
This course meets Habitat for Humanity International's Qualified Loan Originator requirement for state training. Through learning about the Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending, SAFE Act, loan processors, MLO Licensing, and related topics, you will receive a certificate of completion.