• Leadership in Affordable Housing Certificate

    Develop a solid knowledge of the economics of affordable housing as well as the history and key political and economic issues that created the affordable housing crisis. Then, armed with that knowledge, identify opportunities to address the issue.

    • Demonstrate an understanding of the economics of affordable housing in rental and home ownership.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of housing policy in the United States and key political and economic issues that have created the affordable housing crisis.
    • Identify opportunities for leaders to collaborate with multiple entities in government, industry, and the nonprofit sector to address the problem of affordable housing.

    Scholarships for this certificate are available through Affordable Housing Connections. For more information visit ahcinc.net.

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    Program Overview

    Certificate classes meet at Hamline’s campus in St. Paul off of Snelling Ave. All students must complete 90 hours of training in eight monthly sessions over the course of a year. Students who complete the Leadership in Affordable Housing coursework receive a certificate from the Hamline University Center for Public Administration and Leadership and eight continuing studies credits.

    Program cost: $3,100 (meals included), payable in two installments in January and August.

    Schedule

    The class meets one Thursday a month from 1–8 p.m. and the following Friday from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Dinner on Thursday and continental breakfast and lunch on Friday are included.

    Note: Spring semester (January–April of 2021) will be held on the Saint Paul campus.

    Session 1: January 7–8, 2021
    Session 2:February 4–5
    Session 3: March 4–5
    Session 4: April 1–2
    Session 5: September 9–10
    Session 6: October 7–8
    Session 7: November 4–5
    Session 8: December 2–3