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The Westin Seattle Hotel

Admissions & Occupancy, Seattle, WA

This training has been postponed to a date to be determined. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Time & Location

The Westin Seattle Hotel

1900 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101, USA

About the Event


Admissions & Occupancy is a two (2) day training designed to enhance the job performance of Admissions and Occupancy staff and other tribal housing professionals working on Admissions and Occupancy issues. The course will cover Admissions and Occupancy program management with topics to include: the application and selection process, eligibility for housing assistance, calculating annual income, determining monthly rental or homeownership payments, effective communication techniques with residents, lease agreement compliance, and collections. The course will also examine how maintaining high standards in the Admissions and Occupancy program affects the overall management of tribal housing programs.



Cielo Gibson has been working with 1937 Act and NAHASDA housing programs for over 20 years. Her work includes development of homeownership programs and policies for numerous tribes. As a professional trainer and administrator of NAHASDA programs, Ms. Gibson has extensive experience with Indian Housing throughout the United States and Alaska.


Who should attend? 

Admissions & Occupancy Staff, Board of Directors, Housing Directors, Contract Administrators, Finance Directors, Project Managers, and Maintenance Directors.


Questions or to Register by phone, please call Cynthia Gurisko at (907)330-8397 or email at

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