Join us for Ballard Spahr's Seventh Annual National Housing Symposium on affordable-housing development.

We are pleased to announce that Chris Estes, President and CEO of the National Housing Conference, will provide opening remarks on post-election housing policy and what comes next.

As always, the symposium will be informative and lively. Our speakers—industry leaders and innovators from across the country—will offer their perspectives on the impact of the election and discuss recent developments in the affordable-housing market. The symposium will be invaluable for developers, investors, syndicators, lenders, and representatives of governmental agencies. 


8:30 AM - 9:00 AM | Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM | Program Sessions

  • Post-Election Housing Policy Report 
  • Heard on the Hill and Reflections on the Election 
  • Secondary Market Strategies: The GSEs and Beyond 

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | Lunch

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM | Program Sessions

  • Energy Strategies: New Financing Trends
  • Financing Strategies: How To Incentivize Private Participation  

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Networking Reception

If you are unable to join us for the program, please feel free to stop by for the reception.

Faculty (as of november 5, 2012) 

Thom Amdur, National Housing & Rehabilitation Association 
Kenneth J. Bacon, RailField Partners
Mark W. Dean, Citi Community Capital
Michael C. Duffy, McCormack Baron
Chris Estes, National Housing Conference
Michael L. Fowler, Affordable Housing Partners Inc.
Bernard B. Fulton III, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Mary Jo George, Ballard Spahr
W. Kimball Griffth, Freddie Mac
John Hereford, Oak Leaf Energy Partners
Thomas T. Kim, Mortgage Bankers Association
Darin Lowder, Ballard Spahr
Christopher P. Moriarty, Wells Fargo
Kent S. Neumann, Eichner Norris & Neumann
Jeffrey N. Weiss, Hunt Capital Partners
Nicholas Wyatt, U.S. Senate Committee on Finance

Conference co-Chairs

Sharon Wilson Géno, Ballard Spahr
Ryan R. Warburton, Ballard Spahr

Who should attend

This event will be of interest to developers, investors, syndicators, lenders, and representatives of governmental agencies.

continuing legal education

This program offers 5.5 substantive Pennsylvania CLE credits. Uniform Certificates of Attendance will be available for the purpose of obtaining CLE credit from other jurisdictions.

Program and Registration

This is a free all-day seminar followed by a cocktail reception. Lunch will be provided. Attendees are responsible for travel and hotel accommodations.


JW Marriott Washington, DC
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.

For information about the hotel, click here.

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Event Contacts

Jennifer Boehm
Regional Marketing Manager
Tel 410.528.5684

Shellee Buchanan
National Events Manager
Tel 215.864.8755