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2021 Texas Housing Conference Sponsors

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.

 

Why Attend?
  • Collaborate with hundreds 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 19th
  • REGISTRATION DESK OPEN: 7:30am to 5:30pm
  • Workshop 1 9:30-11:30 am = Asset Management and Compliance for Affordable Housing
    • Moderator: TBD
    • Panel Members: TBD
  • Workshop 2 9:30-11:30 am = An Introduction to Tax Credits and Recent Case Studies
    • Moderator: TBD
    • Panel Members: TBD
  • BREAK 11:30 am - 1:00pm = Lunch on Your Own
  • Workshop 3 1:00-3:00 pm = Tax Exempt Bonds: Boot Camp
    • Moderator: TBD
    • Panel Members: TBD
  • Workshop 4 1:00-3:00 pm = HUD Workshop
    • Moderator: TBD
    • Panel Members: TBD
  • TAAHP MEMBERSHIP MEETING 3:00pm - 4:00pm = All Members & Future Members Welcome
  • EXHIBIT HALL OPEN 3:00pm - 7:00pm = Meet with Exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall
  • CONFERENCE OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER: KENYON SALO  4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • OPENING RECEPTION  5:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, July 20th
  • REGISTRATION DESK OPEN: 7:30am to 5:30pm
  • Panel Breakout Sessions 8:30-9:45 am
    • Money: Workforce Housing -Local Government Tax Exemptions in Mixed Income Developments
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Future Markets: Federal Housing Programs to include Fannie, Freddie, USDA and HUD
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Asset Management: Asset Management During COVID
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Emerging Issues: Preserving Our Aging Housing Stock Rural Housing Opportunities and Challenges
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Legislative: QAP Forum
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
  • EXHIBIT HALL OPEN 9:30 -6:30 am = Refreshment Break
  • BREAK 9:45 -10:15 am = Refreshment Break
  • Panel Breakout Sessions 10:30-11:45am
    • Money: Equity Pricing Update
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Future Markets: RAD Development and Repositiong Strategies
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Asset Management: Compliance Hot Topics-Emerging Trends
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Emerging Issues: Pursuing Racial Equity
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Legislative: Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA)
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
  • CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER LUNCHEON: Garrison Wynn  12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Panel Breakout Sessions 1:45-3:00pm
    • Money: The Debt Market
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Future Markets: Opportunity Zones, Guidelines and Resolutions
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Asset Management: Exit Strategies -Tax Anaysis, ROFR, Re-syndication & the Buyer Network
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Emerging Issues: Rebuilding After a Disaster — Key Emergency Guidelines
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Legislative: Campaigns, Coalitions & Grass Roots
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
  • BREAK 3:00 -3:30 pm = Refreshment Break
  • Panel Breakout Sessions 3:30-4:45pm
    • Money: Bond Financing
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Future Markets: Permanent Supportive Housing Homelessness to Housing
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Asset Management: Strategies for Managing Construction Costs and Risks
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Emerging Issues: Emerging Building Technologies
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
    • Legislative: 87th Legislative Session Update
      • Moderator: TBD
      • Panel Members: TBD
  • CLOSING RECEPTION  5:00pm to 6:30pm
Wednesday, July 21st
  • Policy Brunch  8:30am - 12:00pm
    • 8:30am - 9:00am - Breakfast Keynote Speaker
    • 9:00am - 10:00am - Washington Wire
    • 10:00am - 11:00am - A Re-Cap of the 87th Legislative Session (with elected officials) 
    • 11:00am - 12:00pm - Agency Leaders Talk Affordable Housing 

    Registration Deadlines

    Early-bird registration is available for Full Conference Registration from March 15, 2021 - May 15, 2021 at a discounted rate. After May 15th, general "advanced" registration fees apply. Advanced registration is available until July 9th. After July 9th, attendees will have to register upon arrival at on-site rates.

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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)

    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.

    How many exhibitor registrations/badges do I get?
    Each level of sponsorship comes with a different number of full conference registrations which includes exhibitor badges.
    Every person working the booth must have a badge.
    Conference Supporter - 2 badges
    Bronze - 2 badges
    Silver - 3 badges
    Gold - 4 badges
    Platinum - 5 badges
    Sapphire - 6 badges
    Diamond - 7 badges
    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. - 7:00 p.m.
    Day 2: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    When will I receive information for booth setup?

    Freeman Exhibition Services will send out the Exhibitor Kit on April 1st, 2021.

    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.
    When will I receive the show attendee list?

    Our Conference Director will send out the list each month starting in June and will email the final attendee list by July 23.

    Attendees

    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 on the 5th floor of the Fairmont Hotel.

    How do I get continuing education credit?

    The Texas Housing Conference provides 5 hours of continuing education credit for certified professional lawyers and accountants through the State Bar of Texas and 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.

    Are you still hosting a TopGolf Scholarship Fundraiser?

    Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled for 2021. We will instead host a silent auction at the Conference to raise money for the TAAHP scholarship fund.

    Do you offer registration discounts for students?

    We have ten student scholarships that cover a student's full conference registrations available.  Students will need to write a letter to the TAAHP Board of Directors requesting the scholarship and stating their interest in affordable housing.  Travel will be at the expense of the student.