Compliance Specialist II - Certification Specialist & File Review Coordinator
Sheena Hensley joined the FOURMIDABLE team in January of 2021. Sheena started her career in the affordable housing industry in 2007 with the Detroit Housing Commission and has since worked in the affordable housing market working with mixed family properties and senior/disabled communities.
Sheena has extensive experience in the Housing Choice Voucher Program / Section 8, LIHTC, Rural Development, Public Housing and Property Based Section 8. She has held a variety of different roles in the property management industry ranging from a Housing Specialist at the Housing Commission for seven years to the site level as a Property Manager. Sheena also has experience in the areas of Administrative Assistant, Compliance and Site Management.
As part of Sheena’s Compliance responsibilities, she monitors the activity and response of the department file review process and turn-around times. Maintain communication logs for File Reviewers which documents known issues, exceptions, waivers, updates and pending changes. Mentor new file reviewers in the auditing process, providing oversight of their work. Creates and maintains point by point audit checklists by program type for the file reviewers to use. Ensures that updates to policy, procedure, forms, checklist, company best practices, etc. as communicated by the Compliance Officer and President are disseminated to the file reviewer team. LIHTC COL submission for all states conducted throughout the year as required. Coordinates the certification and voucher process working with all relevant parties both internal and external. Ensures timely submission of monthly MINC PWS for RD properties and review of monthly HUD TRACS voucher submissions by due date. Coordinates corrections of errors/issues identified by CA and resolve RD overages/surcharges. Coordinate monthly late certification reports by site to RPS. generate and send non-automated HDS reports.
Sheena has obtained several Certifications which include Certified Specialist of Occupancy (CSO-HCV) issued from NARHO, Certified Specialist of Occupancy (CSO-Standard) issued from NARHO, HCVP Housing Specialist Certification issued from Quadel, HCVP Rent Calculation issued from NARHO, Rural Housing Specialist Certification issued from The National Center for Housing Management, and Public Housing Rent Calculation Certification issued from Quadel. Sheena also holds Certificates of Completions in Fair Housing, Cyber Awareness, and EIV.