Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs - Building Homes and Strengthening Communities

Housing Trust Fund Training

The Housing Trust Fund Division will be hosting free 2-day Amy Young Barrier Removal Program Administrator Training Workshops in:

Austin on September 29th - 30th, 2015
Fort Worth on October 8th - 9th, 2015
El Paso on October 15th - 16th, 2015

All workshops will begin at 8:30 AM and end at 4:30 PM daily.


The AUSTIN Administrators workshop on Tuesday, September 29th and Wednesday, September 30th will take place at the:

HHSC Building
909 W. 45th Street Room 164
Austin, TX 78751

To RSVP for AUSTIN, please visit


The FORT WORTH Administrators workshop on Thursday, October 8th and Friday, October 9th will take place at the:

Tarrant County Housing Partnership
3204 Collinsworth
Ft. Worth, TX 76107

To RSVP for FORT WORTH, please visit


The EL PASO Administrators workshop for Thursday, October 15th and Friday, October 16th will take place at the:

El Paso State Office
401 E. Franklin Ste. 550A
El Paso, TX 79901

To RSVP for EL PASO, please visit


We encourage all current and prospective Administrators, including supervisors, intake staff and inspectors/construction project managers to attend. 

* Day 1 topics:
Steps of a Program Activity, from Intake Application through Final Inspection and Draw submission, in detail.

* Day 2 topics:
The Initial Inspection process, writing a Scope of Work and Specifications (including the new Energy Efficiency requirements), calculating a Cost Estimate, managing the Construction Project and conducting a Final Inspection.

For more information, please contact:
Mark Leonard, (512) 936-7799, mark.leonard@tdhca.state.tx.us or
Diana Velez, (512) 475-4828, diana.velez@tdhca.state.tx.us