Ballard Spahr's 13th Annual National Housing Symposium: Innovation by Generation – Current Housing Trends

Event Details
November 2018
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM ET
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.

Join nationally recognized affordable housing leaders and innovators for a lively discussion about the recent trends and developments that are defining the housing industry.

Our day will include the popular Washington Update panel as well as engaging presentations, including:

  • Innovation by Generation: Housing Trends Across Age Groups and Income Brackets
  • Innovation in Service and Housing Provision: Better Outcomes from Focusing on Healthcare and Housing
  • Maximizing Innovations and Investment through Qualified Opportunity Zones
  • Innovations with Financing: The Latest and Greatest Financing Tools


Keynote Presentation - N. Rackleff (PPT)
Innovation by Generation - E. Seiler (PPT)
Innovation by Generation - K. Betancourt (PDF)


Christopher D. Bell, Ballard Spahr
Kim Betancourt, Fannie Mae
Molly R. Bryson, Ballard Spahr
John Cross, U.S. Treasury Department
Rania Galan, Ballard Spahr
Amy M. Glassman, Ballard Spahr
Shay Hawkins, Office of Senator Tim Scott
Courtney E. Hunter, Ballard Spahr
Peter Lawrence, Novogradac
Amy M. McClain, Ballard Spahr
Andy McMahon, UnitedHealthcare Community & State
Dameon M. Rivers, Ballard Spahr
Eddie Seiler, National Housing & Rehabilitation Association
Shaun Smith, Freddie Mac
Vicky Tsilas, Ballard Spahr
Ira Weinstein, CohnReznick
Terry Wellman, PNC
Sharon Wilson Géno, Volunteers of America

Who Should Attend?

The Symposium offers a dynamic look at affordable housing and will be valuable for developers, investors, syndicators, lenders, and governmental agencies that are developing, financing, and operating affordable housing.


A limited number of rooms are available at the reduced rate of $299 (plus tax) a night at the JW Marriott Washington, D.C. Mention the Ballard Spahr conference to receive the discounted rate. Regular rates apply after October 5. Reservations must be made directly with the hotel:

JW Marriott Washington, D.C.
800.393.2503 | Website

Program and Registration

This is a complimentary conference. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. A networking reception with industry leaders follows the program. Attendees are responsible for travel and hotel accommodations.

Sponsorship Opportunities

If your organization would like to sponsor the National Housing Symposium, contact Amanda Paola at paolaa@ballardspahr.com to learn about available packages.

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