Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP) Review – #300.5



A thorough and comprehensive one-day review of the required sections of the Public Housing Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP), updated to include most recent regulatory changes such as Violence Against Womens Act (VAWA). Elective class for Public Housing certification programs.


  • Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy
    • Compliance with Civil Rights Laws
    • Definitions
    • Admissions
    • Occupancy Standards
    • Waiting List
    • Verification requirements
    • Tenant Selection and Unit Assignment
    • Leasing
    • Transfers
    • Inspections
    • Rent and Rent Adjustments
    • Household Changes
    • Reexaminations and Continued Occupancy
    • Denials, Informal Hearings, and Grievances
    • Pet Policy
    • VAWA
  • Supplemental Policies
    • Community Service
    • Pet Ownership Policy
    • Eviction Policy
    • Violence Against Womens Act (VAWA)
    • Limited English Proficiency (LEP)
    • Records Management
  • Sample Forms
    • Intake
    • Verification
    • Income Determination
    • Leasing


CRISTI LAJEUNESSE began working with the Public Housing and Section 8 housing programs in 1996. In 2002 she was hired as Executive Director of the Kenedy Housing Authority, in 2006, Executive Director of the Karnes City Housing Authority and since has acquired management of Three Rivers, Smiley, Hallettsville, Nixon, Falls City, Yoakum and Schertz Housing Authorities. She manages Low Rent Public Housing and Section 8 programs and is well versed in the rules and regulations governing both programs. In 1999, Cristi began consulting for other housing authorities assisting them with the transition to the new HUD reporting systems. She continues to assist with Agency Plans, PIC submissions, Low Rent and Section 8 program policy and regulations. Cristi is a Certified Public Housing Manager, Executive Section 8 Manager, Senior Public Housing Manager, Texas Certified Occupancy Professional/Public Housing, and Texas Certified Housing Administrator/Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher. Cristi joined the THA training team in summer of 2009.