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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 approximately 1,000 affordable housing professionals from around the country.
  • Learn from renowned industry experts during the 27+ 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”

Day 1 – Monday, July 22

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7:30am – 5:30pm

Main Hall, 5th floor

Conference Registration Opens

On-site registration available.

Check-in at the registration desk to pick up your badges.

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9:30am

Manchester EE-GG, 5th Floor

Morning Coffee Break

Sponsored by: Hunt Companies
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9:30am – 11:30am

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Workshop 1: Introduction to Asset Management & Compliance

Moderator: Jen Brewerton, Dominium Inc.

Panelists:
Rosalio Banuelos, TDHCA
Mike Clark, Alpha Barnes Real Estate Services, LLC
Stephanie Naquin, Novogradac & Company, LLP
Deborah Welchel, Mayfair Management Group

Now that you have secured an award for an allocation, the program purpose begins! Ensure your success by attending this panel, where we will discuss a variety of current and emerging asset management and compliance issues that impact affordable housing providers in Texas and beyond. Topics covered will include best practices in asset management and maintaining compliance, income averaging, utility allowances, acquisition/rehab best practices, and TDHCA’s newest asset management and compliance policies.

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9:30am – 11:30am

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Workshop 2: An Introduction to Housing Tax Credits and Tax Credit Case Studies

Moderator: Diana McIver, DMA Development Company, LLC

Panelists:
Drew Foster, Red Stone Equity Partners
Nathan Kelley, Blazer, Inc.
Christine Richardson, Locke Lord LLP
David Saling, JP Morgan Chase
Andrew Smith, CohnReznick LLP

Learn the basics of the 9% Housing Tax Credit program including its history, whom it serves, how deals are structured, and the Texas QAP. Learn from an expert panel of professionals where an interactive case study will be featured. Whether you are a beginner or just need a ‘refresher,’ this course is for you!

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11:30am – 1:00pm

Lunch on Your Own

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1:00pm – 3:00pm

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Workshop 3: Tax Exempt Bonds Bootcamp

Moderator: Robbye Meyer, Arx Advantage, LLC

Panelists:
David Danenfelzer, Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation
Paul Moore, Steele Properties LLC
Braxton Parsons, Texas Bond Review Board
Jim Shaw, Capital Area Housing Finance Corporation
Cody Wilson, Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc.

Panelists will review who issues bonds in Texas, who are the participants in bond transactions and the general timeline and process of a bond transaction. There will be a discussion on resolutions needed, notifications required, and public hearings held. Panelists will explain the Bond Review Board process and legislative changes. Join us for an interactive walk through of actual bond transactions.

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1:00pm – 3:00pm

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Workshop 4: RAD Conversion Workshop for Housing Authorities and Cities

Moderator: Barry Palmer, Coats Rose

Panelists:
Gerald Chicon, Housing Authority of the City of El Paso
Ann Gass, Austin Affordable Housing Corporation
Mary-Margaret Lemons, Fort Worth Housing Solutions
Antonio Williams, Housing Authority of Texarkana

This panel will consist of experienced housing authority executives from across Texas, all of whom have closed a number of RAD transactions. The panel will present case studies of how RAD transactions have been financed and the key challenges encountered in combining the RAD program with HUD and the Tax Credit Program with TDHCA.

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1:30pm

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Afternoon Refreshment Break

Sponsored by Wells Fargo
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3:00pm – 7:00pm

Manchester Ballroom A-D, 5th floor

Exhibit Hall Open

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4:00pm – 5:00pm

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Opening Keynote Speaker

Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D / Sponsored by Highland Commercial Mortgage

Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. is a nationally acclaimed economist and public speaker specializing in making economics fun, relevant and educational. Dr. Eisenberg earned a B.A. in economics with first class honors from McGill University in Montreal, as well as a Master and Ph.D. in public administration from Syracuse University.

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5:00pm – 7:00pm

Manchester Ballroom A-D

Opening Reception & Wine Trail

Sponsored by: Capital One

Participating Wine Trail Booths Include: Booth #1 (Bank of American Mefrill Lynch) Booth #23 (Wilmington Trust), Booth #27 (Baker Tilly) and Booth #37 (Goodman Manufacturing)

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Day 2 – Tuesday, July 23

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7:00am – 5:30pm

Main Hall, 5th Floor

Conference Registration Opens

On-site registration available.

Check-in at the registration desk to pick up your badges.

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7:30am – 8:30am

7th Floor, Park View A

TAAHP General Membership Meeting / Breakfast

Sponsored by Bank of America, Merrill Lynch

Join us to get an update on how TAAHP has been working for its members over the last year and learn about various resources available to you as a TAAHP member. Plus, TAAHP 2019 Scholarship Award Recipients will be announced and the 2019-2020 President and Board of Directors will be installed.

Not a member? Join online at www.taahp.org now or visit the registration desk on the 5th floor for an application.

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8:30am – 9:45am

Floors 3, 4 & 7, Rooms Vary

Breakout Education Sessions

Money, Future Markets, HUD & More, Emerging Issues, Legislative
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9:30am – 7:00pm

Manchester Ballroom A-D, 5th floor

Exhibit Hall Open

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9:45am – 10:15am

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Morning Refreshments & Break

Sponsored by: The Richman Group
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10:30am – 11:45am

Floors 3, 4 & 7, Rooms Vary

Breakout Education Sessions

Money, Future Markets, HUD & More, Emerging Issues, Legislative
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12:00pm – 1:30pm

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Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Karen McCullough / Sponsored by Chase Bank

Karen McCullough is a nationally known keynote speaker delivering High Content, High Energy, High Humor. Karen McCullough is called a Branding Expert (she worked with Ralph Lauren), a Social Media Enthusiast (she tweets), and a Millennial Evangelist (she sees the future). She’s an award-winning speaker who inspires and empowers organizations and individuals to evolve, grow, and realize their true potential for excellence.

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1:45pm – 3:00pm

Floors 3, 4 & 7, Rooms Vary

Breakout Education Sessions

Money, Future Markets, HUD & More, Emerging Issues, Legislative
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3:00pm – 3:30pm

manchester ballroom a-d

Afternoon Refreshments & Break

Sponsored by: Seldin Company
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3:30pm – 4:45pm

Floors 3, 4 & 7, Rooms Vary

Breakout Education Sessions

Money, Future Markets, HUD & More, Emerging Issues, Legislative
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5:00pm – 7:00pm

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Closing Reception

Sponsored by: Chase Bank

Networking Opportunity

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Day 3 – Wednesday, July 24

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7:30am – 5:30pm

Main Hall, 5th Floor

Conference Registration Opens

On-site registration available.

Check-in at the registration desk to pick up your badges.

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8:30am – 12:00pm

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Breakfast & Policy Brunch

Sponsored by: Gardner Capital

To see topics and hour by hour schedule, click here.

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1:00pm – 4:00pm

Topgolf Austin

Sold Separately; separate registration required.

Registration Deadlines

Early-bird registration is available March 15, 2019 – June 15, 2019 at a discounted rate. After June 15th, general “advanced” registration fees apply. Advanced registration pricing is available until July 19, 2019.  If you miss the deadline, you may register at on-site pricing online or at the conference.

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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.

Special Events

Exhibitors

2019 Exhibitors

  • Alan Plummer Associates, Inc.
  • Aliant Capital, LTD
  • Amegy Bank
  • Auto Out Cooktop Fire Protection
  • Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
  • Baldwin-Cox-Allen
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • BOK Financial
  • BNY Mellon
  • Bonneville Multifamily Capital
  • Bowen National Research
  • Broaddus Construction
  • Brown, Graham & Company
  • Capital One Bank
  • Capstone Compliance Services
  • Carleton Management Services
  • CBRE Affordable Housing
  • CenterPointe Energy
  • Centrant Community Capital
  • Churchill Stateside Group, LLC
  • Coats Rose
  • CohnReznick, LLP
  • Construction EcoServices
  • CREA, LLC
  • Dauby O'Conner & Zaleski, LLC
  • Enterprise/Bellweather Enterprise
  • FDI Mangement Group
  • Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas
  • Fox Energy Specialists
  • Galaxy Builders
  • Gardner Capital
  • Goodman Manufacturing Co, LP
  • Highland Commercial Mortgage
  • Highridge Costa
  • Hudson Housing Capital
  • J4 Development
  • JLL Capital Markets
  • Jones Walker, LLP
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • KeyBank Real Estate Capital
  • Kinetic Valuation Group, Inc.
  • Locke Lord, LLP
  • Mayfair Management Group
  • National Church Residences
  • National Equity Funds, Inc.
  • Newmark Knight Frank
  • Novogradac & Company, LLP
  • NRP Construction Services
  • Pavilion Construction, LLC
  • Phase Engineering, Inc.
  • Portfolio Resident Services
  • R4 Capital LLC
  • Raymond James Tax Credit Funds, Inc.
  • RBC Capital Markets
  • Red Mortgage Capital
  • Rinnai America Corporation
  • Seldin Company
  • Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley, & Norton
  • The Michaels Organization
  • The Richman Group/Affordable Housing Corp.
  • Tidwell Group
  • Wallace Architects, LLC
  • Ward, Getz & Associates
  • Wells Fargo
  • Wilmington Trust

Become an Exhibitor

Contact us to find out which booths are available and pricing. Booths are sold on a first come, first serve basis. Have questions? Contact us today!

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 KSutterfield@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 June 14, 2019.

What are the exhibit floor hours?

Day 1: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Day 2: 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

When will I receive information for booth setup?

Freeman Exhibition Services will send out the Exhibitor Kit on April 1st, 2019.

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 May and will email the final attendee list by August 1st. 

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 on Monday, July 22nd and Tuesday, July 23rd. 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.

How can I sign up for the Topgolf event?

Visit the show schedule page, locate the Top golf event to see the details. You will find a registration link there where you can register online.

Do you offer registration discounts for students?
We have ten student scholarships that cover a student’s full conference registrations available.  Student 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.   

2019 Texas Housing Conference Sponsors