• 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 for the January cohort and May and August for the May cohort.

    Enrollment in the May cohort will be limited to 12 students.

    Schedule

    Note: Part I of the Leadership in Affordable Housing certificate will be held virtually until further notice.  Sessions will be held synchronously and asynchronously on the dates listed.  A detailed schedule of sessions will be sent by the instructors prior to the start of the first session.

    There are two 2021 cohorts: January and May.

    Part I: January 2021 Cohort

    The class meets one Thursday a month from 1–8 p.m. and the following Friday from 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
    Session 1: January 7–8, 2021
    Session 2: February 4–5
    Session 3: March 4–5
    Session 4: April 1–2


    Part I: May 2021 Cohort

    The class meets Tuesdays a from 5:30–8 p.m. and the following Wednesday from 5:30–7:30 p.m.
    Session 1: May 11–12, 2021
    Session 2: May 25–26
    Session 3: June 8–9
    Session 4: June 22–23
    Session 5: July 13–14
    Session 6: July 27–28
    Session 7: August 3–4
    Session 8: August 17–18


    Part II: January and May 2021 Cohorts

    The class meets one or two Tuesdays a month from 1–8 p.m. and the following Wednesdays from 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
    Session 1: September 7–8
    Session 2: September 21–22
    Session 3: October 12–13
    Session 4: October 26–27
    Session 5: November 9–10
    Session 6: November 23–24
    Session 7: December 13–14

    January 2022 Cohort

    The class meets one or two Tuesdays a month from 1–8 p.m. and the following Wednesdays from 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
    Session 1: January 11–12, 2022
    Session 2: January 25–26, 2022
    Session 3: February 8–9, 2022
    Session 4: February 22–23, 2022
    Session 5: March 8–9, 2022
    Session 6: March 22–23, 2022
    Session 8: April 12–13, 2022
    Session 9: September 13–14, 2022
    Session 10: September 27–28, 2022
    Session 11: October 11–12, 2022
    Session 12: October 25–26, 2022
    Session 13: November 8–9, 2022
    Session 14: November 22–23, 2022
    Session 15: December 13–14, 2022