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Public Housing Authority 2021 Improvement Checklist

Public Housing Authority 2021 Improvement Checklist

As an independent consultant, I help Public Housing Authorities improve their processes and evaluate computer vendors.  With COVID-19 causing HA unforeseen expenses, a needed to work remotely (electronically) and improve automation; here is my HA improvement idea checklist for 2021. Get rid of the paper, better organize electronic documents, and create electronic workflows. Do employees need to access paper files to conduct their work? Are documents stored, all over the office, in shared network drives, email, paper, and outside storage…

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PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES, IS IT TIME TO GO PAPERLESS?

PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES, IS IT TIME TO GO PAPERLESS?

Today, many Public Housing Authorities are struggling to operate remotely or efficiently, as many of their documents and files are still paper-based.  Given the current COVID-19 health crisis, this puts staff at risk when they have to go into the office to pick up or access their paper files.  Also, staff report that finding, managing, sharing, and protecting documents stored in email, shared network drives, and paper systems can be a challenge. As one Public Housing Authority executive, I spoke…

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PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY IMPROVEMENT CHECKLIST FOR 2020

PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY IMPROVEMENT CHECKLIST FOR 2020

Top Public Housing Authorities improvement topics include going paperless; improving processes to maximize efficiency, quality, and service; and reducing operating risks.  Here is our 2020 checklist for Housing Authorities, including ideas for improvement. Public Housing Authority 2020 checklist questions and ideas. Do your employees need to work remotely but can’t function without going into the office to access paper files?  Also, are documents stored in network drives and email challenging to find or protect from deletion?  If so, explore how…

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