PHA Conference

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16th Annual PHA Conference

June 8th & 9th, 2015
June 8: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
June 9: 8:00 am – 3:10 pm

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109


Course Fee

Course Fee: $650 ($600 for AHACPA Members)**
Fee includes course materials, continental breakfast, lunch,
soda/coffee breaks and a social hour on the first day of the conference at 5:00 pm
**Register before 5/8 and receive a $50 early registration discount




Hotel Accommodations

We have a limited number of guest rooms reserved at the rate of $155 per night**. This room rate is valid for June 7th, 8th, 9th & 10th. Availability is on a first come basis and is not guaranteed. Make your reservations early. Reservations can be made by calling (855) 435-0005. Identify yourself as part of the AHACPA Meeting Group (SAHAC5) or online through this link. Reservations must be made by May 8, 2015.

**The Cosmopolitan will automatically add a resort fee of $25 per night to your bill. This fee provides guests with the use of resort services and amenities that are designed to enhance the guest experience. The services and amenities include:

  • High speed internet access (in-room and public areas)
  • 24 Hour Fitness Center access
  • Unlimited local, toll free and domestic long distance telephone calls (all 50 states)
  • Tennis court access (based upon availability)

Conference Topics

Topics subject to slight changes

  1. Changes due to the effective date of 2 CFR Part 200 (New Super Circular)
    • Changes in inventory, supplies and fixed asset accounting requirements
    • Changes in Purchasing regulations.
    • Changes required in new cost allocation procedures
    • Changes to the audit rules
  2. Update to Public Housing program
    • REAC increased focus on COCC costs and cost reasonableness
    • Update on the importance of FDS reporting.  REAC is seeing a decrease in reporting accuracy with Public Housing and Capital Fund.
  3. Rental Assistance Demonstration
    • REAC issues Accounting Brief on conversion
    • RAD analysis and conversion strategies
    • Alternatives to RAD participation
    • Implications of conversion to Project-based Rental Assistance (PBRA)
  4. Update to voucher program as well as update on recently issued VMS manual
  5. GASB update
    • GASB 68 – Pension implementation
    • GASB 69 – Government combinations
    • GASB 72 – Fair value accounting
  6. Update to FSS program requirements and possible new Accounting Brief
  7. Auditing update
    • New COSO standards
    • Auditing in the new super-circular environment.
    • Ethics Codification




CPE Details

OBJECTIVE: To learn HUD accounting, audit, and electronic submission requirements and how to efficiently implement those requirements.

PREREQUISITES/ADVANCED PREPARATION: General HUD accounting or audit experience. You do not need to print any course materials prior to your arrival. All materials will be provided for you.

INSTRUCTIONAL METHOD: Group-Live with interactive discussion, guides and practice aids, case studies.

LENGTH/CPA CREDITS: One-day Update Courses provide up to 8 hours CPE credit (4 hours governmental accounting and 4 hours governmental auditing).  Two-day Conferences provide up to 16 hours CPE credit (8 hours governmental accounting and 8 hours governmental auditing).

CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellation requests must be received in writing (email or fax is fine). Registration fees are fully refundable provided the request is received at least three weeks prior to the course. Requests received after this date, but one week before the course will receive a refund less an administration fee of $50 for Update Courses and $75 for Conferences. Due to financial obligations incurred by AHACPA no refunds will be issued on cancellation requests received less than a week before the course.

SUBSTITUTIONS: If you are unable to attend a course you may substitute another individual or change locations without penalty. The location change must be within the same calendar year. For proper CPE credit and record keeping, you must notify us in advance of any substitution or change in location.

CONTACT INFORMATION: For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please contact our office at 800-532-0809.


Course Fees | Registration | Hotel Accommodations | Agenda | Speakers | CPE Details