Certification Course
30Days to Complete
  • Level Introductory
  • Earn 300 Points


Certified Multifamily Specialist

On-Demand Occupancy Training

Did you know we offer an online certification course on the HUD Handbook 4350.3: Occupancy Requirements of Subsidized Multifamily Housing Programs?

If you manage a multifamily property with HUD subsidized units, it’s important to be familiar with occupancy requirements.

  • How do you calculate rent?
  • How do you know what to include in income and what deductions are applicable?
  • What rules do you need to follow to meet leasing requirements?

This online training is for:

  • Property Managers
  • Tenants
  • Owners
  • Management Agents, and
  • Anyone who works with leasing or qualifying tenants for subsidy

In this course, we’ll walk you through each chapter of the HUD Handbook 4350.3. Topics include civil rights requirements, eligibility, waiting list, determining income, calculating rent, and EIV.

The course includes a training video for each chapter with knowledge review quizzes and an open book final exam. If you pass the exam with a score of 70% or higher, you’ll receive the designation of Certified Multifamily Specialist.

If you are interested in having the handbook available for reference before taking the course, click here or keep scrolling below for a special bundle discount.

Frequently Asked Questions

A: Depending on your prior knowledge of the HUD Handbook 4350.3, you can expect to complete the course within two weeks if you spend about an hour a day on it.

A: Along with watching the videos on each chapter, you’ll need to continually reference the 4350.3 and do supplemental reading to understand the content of the course and take the Final Exam.

A: HUD’s handbooks are available in electronic format here.

We also offer the HUD Handbook 4350.3 as a printed desk reference for your convenience. This 782-page resource has tabs for each chapter and plenty of room to keep notes on previously used sections.