Public Housing

Creating & Updating Maintenance Plans

Transforming Your Maintenance Plan into a Practical and Productive Maintenance Tool

Creating a comprehensive, productive, and preventive maintenance program poses interesting challenges. To appreciate the subtleties of what makes a maintenance plan effective, you must understand how the plan encompasses the total maintenance program and the impact of maintenance on overall agency performance. This course will lead participants through the process of creating and updating a maintenance plan that guides staff in performance of daily activities and results in improved property conditions and higher resident satisfaction. The Maintenance Plan defines the “rules of the game”.

Topics discussed:

  • Maintenance Policy– Highest-level document, typically applies to all agency properties

  • Maintenance Strategy – Part of the Maintenance Plan which is typically reviewed and updated every 1 to 2 years based on property changes and Capital Fund work performed

  • Maintenance Program – Describes all maintenance requirements for the public housing agency’s properties

  • Preventive Maintenance – List of maintenance tasks (preventive or predictive) generated automatically as work orders at a predetermined frequency

  • Inspections – Scheduled reviews of property conditions which generally result in generation of work orders

  • Time and Work Standards – Provide guidance for maintenance staff in meeting agency expectations

  • Safety – Standards and procedures for protecting maintenance workers and residents while also reducing agency liability

This class is great for: Property Managers, Asset Managers, Operations Managers, Maintenance Directors, Maintenance Supervisors, and lead maintenance staff.

Duration: 2 hours and 53 minutes
SKU: 220121
  • Instructions
  • Material Instructions
  • Course Materials
  • Course Agenda
  • Course Presentation
  • Additional Course Materials
  • Afmp
  • Section 2
  • 1.1
  • 1.2
  • 1.3
  • Course Survey
  • End of Course Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever