Qualifications

Paul Flogstad has spent the last 41 years in the real estate industry and has been involved in property management, compliance and training. He specializes in fair housing issues and has developed fair housing and outreach programs for governmental agencies as well as conducting seminars nationwide which are presented via webinars and in a classroom setting.Most recently, he has been a consultant to the State of South Dakota.I In this assignment he has developed a program that is one of the first of its kind in the nation. It involves being an Ombudsman for fair housing issues. In this role he takes calls from anyone who may have a fair housing or landlord tenant question.  He attempts to resolve the issue before it has to go to HUD. This has been a successful program and he takes over 900 calls a year.

He has a large knowledge base and provides consulting services in the areas of:f:

HUD basic occupancy rules

Multifamily maintenance

Tax credit including blended properties with HUD and Rural Development

Budgeting for multifamily properties

Section 515 - Rural Development

Fair housing

He is currently a certified instructor for the South Dakota Real Estate

Commission, North Dakota Real estate Commission, Minnesota Department of Commerce and the Colorado Real Estate Commission.

Paul is also an expert witness in Federal and State courts in Minnesota, South Dakota, Colorado, and Louisiana.