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Jul 8, 2020

Jul 10, 2020


Uniform Physical Condition Standards (UPCS)

Due to the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, this training is being offered virtually.

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Time & Location

7/8/20, 5:00 PM

7/10/20, 12:00 AM


About the Event

Instructions & Materials

Instructions on how to access the virtual training and a link to electronic materials will be emailed by Monday, July 6, 2020.

Technology Needed

The training will be presented via an online platform. Participants will need a computer, laptop, smart device (tablet) with internet or Wi-Fi connection or telephone. An email address will be required for each registered participant. A web camera is not required.


The Association of Alaska Housing Authorities (AAHA) will conduct a 2 day Uniform Physical Condition Standard training in Anchorage, Alaska. The workshop objective is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to properly inspect Tribes/TDHE’s Program units. This training allows for an interactive and comprehensive environment to discuss specifications of housing inspection standards and the inspector’s roles and responsibilities. This training will enhance participants’ knowledge of and abilities to meet new challenges and procedures related to using the Uniform Physical Conditions Standard.



Jim Ward is the Executive Director for the Alaska Craftsman Home Program. Jim brings over 31 years of professional building and energy efficiency consulting experience to this class. He serves as a subject matter expert on technical advisory and code review committees for the Municipality of Anchorage, the Cold Climate Housing Research Center and the Alaska Craftsman Home Program. Rob Jordan is Co-Owner of Dare to Know LLC., a built environment consulting firm. Rob has more than a decade of experience providing clear, concise, and cogent solutions for housing entities, non-governmental organizations, and executives. He developed the curriculums for the High Quality Standards, Uniform Physical Condition Standards, Grant Writing, QuickBooks Intermediate/Advanced trainings, and organized the Developing Alaska's Sustainable Housing (DASH) 2012 conference for the Association of Alaska Housing Authorities (AAHA). Rob holds an MA and BA from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He has served as an Executive Director, President, CEO, Program Manager, Grants Administrator, and Data Manager during his career.


Who should attend? 

Maintenance Personnel, Building/Property Managers, Remodeling and Rehabilitation Workers, Home Inspectors, Occupancy Specialists, Executive Staff, Residential Service Providers.


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

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