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Partner with a proven leader in the affordable housing industry.

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Quickly & easily submit files for review

Our easy to use Dashboard provides a simple interface for property staff to submit files for review. We operate a secure, dedicated server, meaning you can submit files whenever it's convenient for you.

Keep corporate staff in the loop with our Corporate Dashboard, an option available to all clients for no additional fee.

Our Dashboard provides you with the ability to affordably manage risk, without compromising on quality and expertise.

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Live & on-demand training options

We offer a wide variety of training courses designed to meet the needs of all members of the affordable housing industry. We're also able to cater training to your specific needs.

All training is conducted by A. J. Johnson, a national leader in affordable housing compliance, so you can be confident that the information presented is accurate and complete.

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Meet our team

With over 100 years of combined experience in the affordable housing industry, our team can help you confidently manage risk.

  • A. J. Johnson

    President

  • Betty Johnson

    Vice-President

  • Chris Johnson

    Senior Asset Management Consultant

  • Jen Johnson

    Compliance Analyst

  • Linda Moss

    Compliance Analyst

  • Tanisha Johnson

    Compliance Auditor

What makes us different?

A. J. Johnson Consulting Services, Inc. is a small firm. That is by design – not by accident.

By staying small, we maintain a great deal of flexibility, a collegial atmosphere, hands-on opportunities for each individual, and grassroots ingenuity. With only six professional staff, each person recognizes their full worth to the company, leading to two-way loyalty — in good times and bad.

The single greatest advantage to our small size, and the main reason we resist excessive growth, is the ability of management to be involved in the work process and product. Clients always have the opportunity to work with decision-makers, and no report goes to a client without first having been reviewed by A. J. Johnson.

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Expertise

All of our staff members are experts in multifamily housing programs, and draw on a wealth of knowledge gained through real world experience.

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Dedication

Our knowledgeable staff is dedicated to providing superior service and adapting quickly to each client’s needs.

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Collaboration

We work closely with our clients to ensure their specific needs are addressed.

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Technology

Our ability to leverage the latest technology translates directly into cost savings for our clients.

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A. J. Johnson to Offer Live Webinar on The Most Common LIHTC Non-compliance - Avoiding 8823s

A. J. Johnson will be conducting a webinar on October 26, 2021, on Avoiding the Most Common LIHTC Noncompliance - Remaining 8823 Free.  The Webinar will be held from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern time. Credit loss on tax credit properties generally is the result of mistakes in six specific areas - habitability (physical condition), inaccurate determination of income at move-in, changes in eligible basis, the charging of excess rent or fees, utility allowance errors (resulting in excess rent), and non-qualified student households. This 90-minute session will provide an overview of each of these areas, with recommendations on how to avoid non-compliance that may result in credit reduction or recapture. Those interested in participating in the Webinar may register on the A. J. Johnson Consulting Services website (www.ajjcs.net) under "Training Schedule."

Social Security COLA - 2022

The federal government announced on October 13, 2021, that the Social Security Cost of Live Adjustment (COLA) for 2022 will be 5.9%, which is the largest increase since 1982 when the increase was 8.7%. This increase will provide an additional $92 per month for the average retiree. This is a huge increase over the 2021 increase of 1.3%. Social Security recipients will receive a notice in the mail in early December showing their new benefit amount. Recipients will see an increase in their January 2022 payment. Those receiving SSI will see the increase on December 31, 2021. Owners and managers of properties that are required to determine the income of residents should use the new COLA SS rate when projecting the income of applicants and residents. This also affects persons receiving SSI, VA pensions, Civil Service Pensions, and Railroad Retirement.

A. J. Johnson to Offer Live Webinar on Tenant-on-Tenant Harassment; Limiting Fair Housing Liability.

A. J. Johnson will be conducting a webinar on November 3, 2021, on Tenant-on-Tenant Harassment; Limiting Fair Housing Liability.  The Webinar will be held from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern time. Dealing with tenant-on-tenant harassment is an evolving area of fair housing law. Landlords are generally familiar with how their actions can be construed as discriminatory. But how should landlords react when one resident is violating the fair housing rights of another resident?This one-hour training is designed to help landlords understand the current legal state of this issue and to establish policies to limit potential landlord liability. The session will include a discussion of the two most relevant court cases relating to tenant-on-tenant harassment and will provide recommended policies to limit potential liability. Those interested in participating in the Webinar may register on the A. J. Johnson Consulting Services website (www.ajjcs.net) under "Training Schedule."

A. J. Johnson to Host Live Webinar on Section 8 Management & Best Practices

A. J. Johnson will be conducting a webinar on October 19, 2021, on Section 8 Management and Best Practices.  The Webinar will be held from 9 AM to 3:30 PM Eastern time. While most Section 8 training focuses on the HUD regulations relative to the management of the properties, this session will focus on recommended and workable management practices. Covered areas will include (1) management of waiting lists and development of Tenant Selection Plans; (2) handling reasonable accommodation requests, including those relating to assistance animals and reserved parking; and (3) establishment of community policies, including pet policies, unit transfer policies, criminal screening, VAWA implementation, and fraud prevention and detection. The course will also include a full discussion of applicant qualification procedures, including how to properly verify household deductions, such as childcare expenses and medical deductions. Those interested in participating in the Webinar may register on the A. J. Johnson Consulting Services website (www.ajjcs.net) under "Training Schedule."

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3521 Frances Berkeley
Williamsburg, VA 23188

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(757) 259-9920
Email
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