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2014-3-7T4:00 PMMarch 7, 4:00 PM - March 9
@ Hyder-Burks Ag PavilionHyder-Burks Ag Pavilion2390 Ganiesboro GradeCookeville, TN 38503
Host: Upper Cumberland Home-builders Association
2014-3-9T4:00 PMMarch 9, 4:00 PM - March 11, 2:00 PM
@ MTSU CampusMTSU CampusMurfreesboro, TN 37132
2014-3-25T9:30 AMMarch 25, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
@ UT Extension CampusUT Extension Campus1801 Downtown West Blvd Knoxville, TN 37919
Join the Commission as we hear from community leaders about the human rights issues facing Knoxvillians.
The Tennessee Human Rights Commission will hold Hearings in Spring 2014 in communities across the state. Leaders from community organizations, government, advocacy groups and researchers will bring testimony related to their own areas of expertise. These written and oral testimonies will be included in the forthcoming report, “The State of Human Rights in Tennessee” from the Commission. The final report will include information from those bringing testimony in addition to statistics, trends and information from the Commission’s own work, safeguarding individuals from discrimination through enforcement and education.
2014-3-25T8:00 AMMarch 25, 8:00 AM - March 26, 1:00 PM
@ The Hotel Memphis
This course outlines and examines energy efficient development practices and renewable energy technologies in rural affordable housing development. Participants will learn how to successfully deliver sustainable rural housing projects that meet both Energy Star ® and WaterSense ® requirements and develop strategies for incorporating renewable energy systems. In addition, participants will gain a better understanding of the infrastructure, economics, and financing of energy efficient renewable energy projects.
The course will also address multiple ‘layered’ or ‘competing’ energy efficiency requirements and include site visits to “The Solar Farm” and a Western Tennessee rural development, and review case studies on Energy Star development, rural household solar heating, sustainable building technologies and renewable energy
2014-3-25T8:00 AMMarch 25, 8:00 AM - March 27, 4:00 PM
@ The Hotel Memphis
This three-day advanced course covers USDA Rural Development’s Section 502 Direct Loan Program and provides invaluable insight as to how this homeownership financing resource can be utilized. Learn how to assist potential borrowers and work in partnership with RD staff, as well as other nonprofit organizations and regional intermediaries to deliver successful Section 502 loan packages. This course is intended for and specifically framed for those experienced in utilizing Section 502 and/or other affordable housing mortgage products. Participants will learn regulations and practical applications of the loan program, while developing a strong understanding of 502 direct underwriting and packaging standards. Following the course, participants are encouraged to take the online certification exam.