SWTHA Monthly Zoom Meetings
2nd Tuesday of Each Month
1:00pm – 2:00pm MDT
No Meeting in October, please join SWTHA for the Triannual Meeting.
Previous Guest Speakers:
Meeting September 14, 2021
Saasha Renville of Medicine Wheel Information Systems (MWIS) will introduce their software technology for ERAP (Emergency Rental Assistance) and HAF (Homeowners Assistance Fund) online web portals. MWIS specializes in the unique design and development of a “tribal” focused technology platform to connect all enterprises.
Welcome to Medicine Wheel Information Systems, SWTHA’s newest Associate Member! Check out all SWTHA Associate Members, click here.
Meeting August 10, 2021
Eileen R. Piekarz, Rural Development Specialist from Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC), spoke about their Tribal Housing Excellence Academy. View more about the academy, click here.
RCAC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides training, technical and financial resources and advocacy so rural communities can achieve their goals and visions.
Meeting July 13, 2021
Emergency Rental Assistance Program
David Heisterkamp II, Attorney at Wagenlander & Heisterkamp, LLC., discussed the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERA).
Documents regarding ERA:
Meeting June 8, 2021:
Juel Burnette, Branch Manager, 1st Tribal Lending, discussed HUD 184 lending. 1st Tribal Lending is a Mortgage Lender focusing on home ownership for Tribes, TDHE’s, and Tribal members nationwide, specializing in the HUD 184 home loan program. View the Power Point, click here.
Meeting May 11, 2021:
Lorna Fogg, Vice President, Finance & Development, from RT Hawk Housing, discussed Leveraging the Stimulus Money to Build/Rehab More Units. There is a lot of money being distributed with the stimulus relief. A good leveraging plan can allow the funds to go further and construct, acquire, rehab more units and/or community amenities. View the Power Point, click here.
Meeting April 13, 2021:
Haile Elizondo and James Gutierrez of Housing Data Systems presented Doorways. The Tenant Portal can communicate with and receive payments from your tenants in a remote environment. FileRoom Document Management has expanded the current document management capabilities so that the system can be used as a file archive.
SWTHA will continue to provide the most current information through guest speakers at the monthly meetings, all members are welcome to join. If you would like to speak at one of the monthly meetings, or you have any questions, please email email@example.com.