Presented by the Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers (TAAHP), The Texas Housing Conference is the premier event where influential affordable housing industry professionals come together to listen, learn and connect with their peers.
- Collaborate with hundreds of affordable housing professionals from around the country.
- Learn from renowned industry experts during the workshops, panel sessions and keynotes.
- Network with decision makers from around the nation and explore the latest innovations and services in our industry in the exhibit hall.
- Join industry partners as they convene to negotiate deals and explore the latest strategies in affordable housing.
Conference Schedule at a Glance
Monday, July 22nd
- REGISTRATION DESK OPEN: 7:30am to 5:30pm
- Workshops 8:30-11:30 am
- BREAK 11:30 am - 1:00pm = Awards Luncheon & Scholarship Fundraiser
- Workshops 1:00-3:00 pm
- TAAHP MEMBERSHIP MEETING & AWARDS PRESENTATION 3:00pm - 4:00pm
- EXHIBIT HALL OPEN 3:00pm - 6:30pm = Meet with Exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall
- CONFERENCE OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
- OPENING RECEPTION 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Tuesday, July 23rd
- REGISTRATION DESK OPEN: 7:30am to 5:30pm
- Breakfast with Special Guest speaker 8:30 am-9:30 am
- Panel Breakout Sessions 10:00 am -11:00 am
- EXHIBIT HALL OPEN 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
- BREAK 9:30 am -10:00 am = Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
- Panel Breakout Sessions 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
- CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER LUNCHEON: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
- Panel Breakout Sessions 1:45-3:00pm
- BREAK 3:00 -3:30 pm = Refreshment Break
- Panel Breakout Sessions 3:30-4:45pm
- CLOSING RECEPTION 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Wednesday, July 24th
NEW FORMAT! Policy Brunch 8:30 am - 11:30 am
more information coming soon!
Early-bird registration is available for Full Conference Registration from April 1, 2024 - May 15, 2024 at a discounted rate. After May 15th, general "advanced" registration fees apply. Advanced registration is available until June 30th.
After June 30th, attendees can register online or at the conference registration desk at the hotel at "late registration" rates.
IMPORTANT: If you miss the advanced registration deadline of June 30th but register at the late registration rate online, you will need to go to the "on-site" registration desk at the Conference to have your badge printed. It is highly recommended that you go ahead and register and make your payment before you arrive to have your badge printed to speed up the process.
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BECOME A TAAHP MEMBER TODAY!
As a TAAHP member, you'll receive discounts to member events and the Texas Housing Conference, access to industry news, TAAHP's member directory, networking opportunities and so much more!
Become an Sponsor
Sponsorship has its benefits! Sponsoring allows you to effectively promote your company to hundreds of key affordable housing industry professionals.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Will my badges be mailed to me?
You will pick your badge up on site.
When and where can I get my badges on-site?
You can pick the badges up at the Registration Desk at the Fairmont Austin hotel
How do I get continuing education credit?
The Texas Housing Conference provides 5 hours of continuing education credit for certified accountants through the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. Licensed professionals seeking continuing education credit are required to attend at least four workshops targeted toward their respective professional industry from available educational workshops. There will be a sign-in sheets at the Registration Desk for licensed professionals to provide the required information and for the credit. All licensed professionals will receive a certificate of completion for attending the Texas Housing Conference. it is the attendee's responsibility to request credit with the respective agency once they receive their certificate.
Do you offer registration discounts for students?
All student members of TAAHP can attend conference for FREE. Student memberships are $60 and are good from January 1st to December 31st each year. Students members will receive TAAHP members-only newsletters and free attendance to all TAAHP educational webinars + have access to TAAHP's member directory and so much more. Students can join at https://members.taahp.org/membership-information. Memberships will be approved upon receipt of proof of enrollment and payment for membership dues.
How can I get an attendee list?
We will post "See Who's Attending" lists on this website that will show names and company names beginning in May. Attendee lists with contact information are provided only to sponsors prior to Conference. However, all attendees will have access to the Conference Mobile App at least 2 weeks prior to the start of conference that will allow you to access the list of attendees and make contact with them on a one-on-one basis.
What if I need to cancel my conference registration?
You may cancel your registration and receive a full refund if you cancel by June 30, 2023. No refunds will be given after June 30, 2023. If you need to cancel after June 30th, you can transfer your registration to someone else at no charge. All cancellation requests must be made in writing to email@example.com.
If I register for "in-Person" attendance, can I access content virtually as well?
Yes, all in-person attendees can access all content being live streamed at the conference. Additionally, when recordings are available, you will have access to recorded content.
Will sessions be recorded?
Yes, education sessions, workshops & power hours will be recorded and made available to attendees 15-30 days after the Conference ends. Registrants will be notified by email when they are available for viewing. Registrants will need to log in to the Whova Mobile or Web apps to access recordings. Recordings will be available until the 90th day after the last day of Conference. IMPORTANT: if a registrant is not registered for all 3 days of the conference, they will only have access to recordings on the day they were registered to attend. Keynote events, luncheons and the TAAHP membership awards meeting will not be recorded.
If I registered for "in-person" attendance and can't make it in-person, can I change my registration to "virtual only"?
If you decide you can't attend in person by June 30, 2023, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel your in person registration and re-register at the "virtual-only" rate. If however, this decision is made after June 30, 2023, you will not be eligible for a refund and there is no need to change your registration type because all in-person attendees have automatic access to the virtual conference platform on the web and in the mobile app.
Sponsors & Exhibitors
What do I need to do to reserve exhibit space?
Exhibit booths are a sponsor benefit. Availability is limited. To inquire about availability, contact Conference Director Kristi Sutterfield at 512-983-6696 or email her at Kristi@taahp.org
When is my payment due?
For contracts signed before March 31st, all payments are due no later than March 31st. If your contract is signed after March 31st, your payment is due with your signed contract. Note that your sponsorship benefits will not begin until your payment and signed contract are received.
How many registrations/badges do I get with my sponsorship / booth?
Can I get an "exhibitor only" badge for our staff working our booth?
We do not offer an "exhibitor only" badge. If anyone on your staff is working your booth on Monday only - you can purchase a "Monday Only" registration for that person. Monday-only badges are not valid for attending or working a booth on Tuesday. Anyone who is at the conference on Tuesday must have a full conference badge. Your sponsorship comes with a specific number of full conference badges. If you have additional staff attending, they will need to purchase a full conference badge. Anyone on the exhibit floor will be required to have a badge — no exceptions.
What happens after I use all my free exhibitor badges?
You can purchase as many additional registrations that you need, don't miss the 'Early Bird' rate (you save $100!) - available through May 15th.
What are the exhibit floor hours?
Day 1: 2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Day 2: 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
When will I receive information for booth setup?
When the exhibitor kit is available, it will be emailed to the contact we have on file and it will be posted on this website. If you have not received it, you can email email@example.com.
Can I hang or attach booth equipment, signs, lighting, etc. from the hotel ceiling?
No, you cannot hang anything from the hotel ceiling. You can engage Freeman to provide additional lighting for a fee.
What equipment is required for my booth?
We provide a six foot table with a table cloth, two chairs, pipe and drape, a white sign with black lettering and a trash can.
Will I have access to electricity in my booth?
If you require electricity, you will need to order it from Freeman Exhibits. There is an additional charge. You will find information in your exhibitor kit.
When will I receive the show attendee list?
Our Conference Director will send out the list on specific dates that will be published to all sponsors in May and will email the final attendee list after the conference concludes. Note that we must have received your signed attendee list license agreement, payment for your sponsorship and your signed sponsorship contract before an attendee list will be provided.