Division of Housing (DOH) is committed to providing excellent customer service and technical assistance to our contracted partner agencies. Please contact Katherine Helgerson at 303-864-7845 with topics or suggestions for future trainings.

Webinar Training Series

Webinar Schedule


September 23, 2020 - Preference Verifications and Program Updates

August 19, 2020 - In-State Transfers and Portability

June 24, 2020 - Effective Voucher Administration Techniques in Supportive Housing

April 16, 2020 - Admin Plan and COVID-19 Updates Webinar

March 18, 2020 - COVID-19: Questions and Best Practices Webinar



Miscellaneous Trainings

W-9 and EFT Training

Tip of the Day/Action Alert

Coming soon

HQS Training and Testing
HQS PowerPoint training and to take the HQS certification and Lead Based Paint certification tests.

Applicant Briefing Presentation
An explanation of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program (previously known as the Section 8 Program).

Rent Reasonableness
Tools, resources and forms to perform rent reasonableness.

HUD Webcasts
Relevant HUD webcasts.

Fair Housing
Valuable Fair Housing links and resources.


HQS Training and Testing

HQS Regulations

About DOH's HQS Certification Exam (video)

Colorado Division of Housing HQS Inspector Certification Exam

Step 1.  View HQS Training.

Step 2.  Lead Based Paint Exam - Take HUD’s Visual Assessment Training and save a copy of the Certificate to your computer.

Step 3.  Upload a copy of your Visual Assessment certificate to the HQS Inspector Certification Part 1: LBP Certificate link.

After submitting the Certificate you will receive a link to complete the HQS Inspector Certification Exam Part 2: -the Exam.

If you have problems using this link to upload your certificate then please email a copy of your Lead Based Paint Certificate to and we will send you the link to the exam.


HUD Webcasts

PIH EIV Training Program - Refinement of Income and Rent Rule
EIV Initial Training Handout
EIV Updated Training Handout

Print out the above handouts and watch the videos in the order they are listed on the document below:
EIV Training Video Links

After you have viewed all of the required videos, please contact Jim Wiegand at 303.864.7853 request an EIV Login.


Rent Reasonableness

For property profile information:
Colorado Assessors Association

Unassisted Unit Comparables:
Colorado Housing Search

Rent Reasonableness Form
Rent Reasonableness Sample Form
Request For Tenancy Approval Form

General Information:
DOH Administrative Plan Re: Rent Reasonableness


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