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2017 HOUSING FORUM

May 11-12, 2017Hilton Harrisburg



Schedule / Sessions

Thursday, May 11
  •   8:00 a.m. Registration opens
  •   9:00 a.m. Breakfast
  • 10:00 a.m. Welcome by PHFA's Brian Hudson
  • 10:15 a.m. Keynote Address by Dr. Eric Klinenberg
  • 10:45 a.m. Housing Marketplace Exhibit Hall opens / Break
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Educational Sessions – 1st Group
  •  Sessions include:
      1. The State of the Tax Credit Market – An Update on Latest Developments
      2. Fair Housing Update
      3. Getting a Roof over Your Head and the Future of Accessible Homeownership
      4. Learn More About the Useful Information in the American Housing Survey
      5. HEMAP: A Program Update and Q&A Session
      6. Engaging At-risk Veterans through Financial Education
      7. Case Study: Lessons Learned from Building Affordable Multifamily Housing
      8. Demystifying FHA
      9. Walking Tour: Presbyterian Apartments
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch
  •   1:00 p.m. Keynote Address by Chef Jeff Henderson
  •   1:30 p.m. Dessert and "Meet and Greet" with Chef Jeff in the Housing Marketplace Exhibit Hall
  •   2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Educational Sessions – 2nd Group
  •  Sessions include:
      1. Best Practices: Navigating the Cost Certification, Part 1
      2. The State of the Tax Credit Market – An Update on Latest Developments (repeated session)
      3. Pennsylvania Homeowners' Clean Water Issues and Current and Emerging Solutions
      4. The Federal Outlook
      5. The Community Reinvestment Act and Mortgage Lending in Pennsylvania: Research and Practice
      6. Providing Supportive Housing:  LIHTC Application Incentives + Development + Services Partner = Success
      7. Using the Web to Reach Your Customers
      8. Developing Small-scale Rental and Owner-occupied Rehabilitation Projects: Challenges and Opportunities
      9. Walking Tour: Presbyterian Apartments
  • 3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break in the Housing Marketplace Exhibit Hall
  • 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Educational Sessions – 3rd Group
  •  Sessions include:
      1. Best Practices: Navigating the Cost Certification, Part 2
      2. Multifamily Financing for All
      3. PHFA Mortgage Financing Options to Help Seal the Deal
      4. State Legislative Update
      5. Using PHARE Across the Commonwealth
      6. New Rural Housing Research: What Was Learned?
      7. The Home and Community Based Services Settings Rule: An Opportunity to Support Meaningful Community Inclusion
      8. How Equity Syndicators Manage the Syndication Process
      9. Walking Tour: Presbyterian Apartments
  •   5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Networking Reception in the Housing Marketplace Exhibit Hall

 

Friday, May 12
  •   8:00 a.m. Breakfast
  •   8:45 a.m. Welcome to Day Two by Brian Hudson
  •   8:50 a.m. Awards Ceremony
  •   9:15 a.m. Keynote Address by Dr. Elliot Eisenberg
  • 10:00 a.m. Break
  • 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Educational Sessions – 4th Group
  •  Sessions include:
      1. Current Trends in Tax Exempt Financing for Multifamily Housing
      2. The Challenges and Successes of Using New Markets Tax Credits
      3. Resources Available for Multifamily Housing Energy Efficiency
      4. Better Understanding Millennials
      5. Demographic Trends, and Trends in Rental Housing Affordability
      6. Creating Strategic Partnerships with a PHFA Housing Counseling Agency
      7. The Art of Design Meets the Art of Aging: Affordable Housing with Services
      8. Trauma-informed Community Development: Innovative Strategies Bridging Community Development and Health
  • 11:15 a.m. Break
  • 11:30 a.m. Keynote Address and Q&A by Trulia's Dr. Cheryl Young
  • 12:15 p.m. Closing remarks / Forum ends

 



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