WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 23, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Themed “A Celebration of Collaboration. Innovation. Transformation,” the Housing Association of Nonprofit Developer’s (HAND) 22nd Annual Meeting & Expo will host more than 1,000 affordable housing experts and over 75 exhibitors from Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. This SOLD OUT event is a recognized platform for federal and local housing finance agencies, banking, government, public policy and community development professionals to open the dialogue on the latest issues and hot topics needed to increase the affordable housing supply in the metropolitan region.
HAND is the only multi-state membership association dedicated to increasing the supply of affordable housing in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region.
June 11, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Crystal Gateway Marriott,
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
* Townhall: State of the Metropolitan Region’s Affordable Housing
Susan Dewey, Executive Director, Virginia Housing Development Authority
Harry Sewell, Executive Director, District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency
Clarence Skinner, Secretary, Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development
David Bowers, VP & Mid-Atlantic Market Leader, Enterprise Community Partners (moderator)
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
* Housing America’s Future,” Highlights from the Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission’s recent report, Robert Rozen, Partner, Washington Council Ernst & Young
* Presentation of the 2013 Housing Achievement Awards
President’s Award for Lifetime Achievement: David Reznick, Co- Founder, CohnReznick
Developer of the Year: AHC, Inc.
Best Small Development: Girard Street Cooperative, City First Homes
Innovation: vPoint, Views at Clarendon Corporation
Best Partner: Michael Wiencek, Wiencek + Associates Architects + Planners
Best Community Life Program: FACETS Education and Community Development Program
Best Government Housing Initiative: MY HOME, Prince George’s County Department of Housing and Community Development
For over 20 years, HAND has served as the only regional membership association dedicated to supporting the community development industry in its efforts to increase the supply of affordable housing in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Through education, engagement and training, HAND builds the capacity of its diverse membership comprised of nonprofit and for-profit housing developers, resident service providers, lenders, government agencies, policy analysts and others, to support the development of sustainable communities for people and families at all income levels. Visit www.HandHousing.org to learn more about HAND’s efforts to build vibrant communities across the metropolitan region.