Trainings and Webinars

CEDAC offers trainings and resources on a variety of topics, including increasing diversity throughout the affordable housing development lifecycle. 

MBE & WBE Self-Evaluation for DHCD OneStop Submissions

On January 6, 2022, CEDAC hosted a webinar to review the Self-Evaluation Form for MBE & WBE Utilization which was included in DHCD’s 2022-2023 Qualified Allocation Plan.  Developers requesting funding from DHCD are now required to submit this form along with their OneStop funding application.

For more information on how to complete and submit the Self-Evaluation Form, check out our how-to guide.

Maximizing Participation of MBES IN Affordable Housing Construction

On March 8, 2022, CEDAC partnered with Travis Watson, Director of Racial Equity and Community Engagement at MHIC, to host a webinar with the aim to equip developers with strategies and best practices to increase the participation of MBEs and workers of color during the direct construction phase of an affordable housing project.

NeighborWorks Housing Solutions also hosted a recent forum on increasing diversity in construction and development. Check out the PowerPoint slides from the May 5, 2022 forum.

CBH Design Requirements: An Update

After 15 successful years of the Community Based Housing program, CEDAC, DHCD and MRC have worked with Davis Square Architects to update and clarify the CBH design guidelines. Watch a recording of our training from October 6, 2020 to learn about these changes as well as other guidance on CBH design and construction.

Trainer: Paul Warkentin, Associate at Davis Square Architects.


CEDAC, EOHLC and DDS, in collaboration with Resolution Architects, have made significant updates to the FCF-DDS design guidelines based on feedback from the stakeholder community. Watch this webinar from December 2023 to learn about the changes. The updated design guidelines can be found here.

Trainers: Paul Martell and Randy Johnson, Resolution Architects