Agenda

Join us for Florida’s Premier Statewide Affordable Housing Training and Technical Assistance Event. Each year, the FHC annual conference draws more than 800 housing professionals from all over the state, including representatives from business, government, banking, developers, and other affordable housing advocates in the for profit and nonprofit sectors.

FHC CONFERENCE AGENDA

August 27, 2018

Opening Plenary- Keynote, Public Policy Plenary, Showcase
09:00am  -  11:30am
Opening Plenary- Keynote, Public Policy Plenary, Showcase

Opening Plenary- Keynote, Public Policy Plenary, Showcase

Keynote Address Trey Price, Executive Director, Florida Housing Finance Corporation Showcase of Florida’s Affordable Housing Innovations Join us for a showcase of why Home Matters in Florida, featuring award winning properties and programs. Developing and preserving affordable housing is no simple feat; this is time to celebrate your colleagues’ success by lifting up approaches and strategies […]

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Lunch- Keynote, Fannie Mae Challenge, Sadowski Affiliate Awards
11:45am  -  2pm
Lunch- Keynote, Fannie Mae Challenge, Sadowski Affiliate Awards

Lunch- Keynote, Fannie Mae Challenge, Sadowski Affiliate Awards

Lunch Fannie Mae Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge  Vivian Vasallo, Partnerships and Innovation Director, Fannie Mae Significant Announcement from a National Partner   Sadowski Affiliates Awards – Sponsored by JPMorgan Chase Linda Geller-Schwartz, National Council of Jewish Women Bill Lazar, St. Johns Housing Partnership Nancy Robin, Habitat for Humanity of Broward Jeff Ruttenber, Habitat for Humanity of […]

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Housing Expo
2:30pm  -  5pm
Housing Expo

Housing Expo

     ABOUT THE ANNUAL HOUSING EXPO Refreshments will be served in the Expo Hall, making for a festive atmosphere with plenty of time for networking with colleagues.

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Developmental Disabilities Caucus
3pm  -  5pm
Developmental Disabilities Caucus

Developmental Disabilities Caucus

The Developmental Disabilities Caucus will provide an open forum to discuss various topics important to the disability community. Join representatives from the Florida Housing Coalition (FHC) and the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council (FDDC) to discuss recent initiatives surrounding affordable, accessible, inclusive housing for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Topic Experts: Safee Broxton, Florida Developmental Disabilities Council […]

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Sadowski Affiliates Caucus
3pm  -  5pm
Sadowski Affiliates Caucus

Sadowski Affiliates Caucus

Do you want all the state and local housing trust funds to be used solely for housing?  Time to stop the sweeps!  Join your colleagues to get an update on what the Sadowski Coalition, the Sadowski Affiliates, and the Sadowski Working Group have been doing since the end of the 2018 session to get ready […]

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Florida Realtors
3pm  -  5pm
Florida Realtors

Florida Realtors

This caucus is for Realtors to discuss trending topics critical to Attainable Workforce Housing, Florida Realtors Economic Impact Report and how it helped the trust fund appropriations and partnering with local housing officials. This is a new caucus that will provide real estate professionals with the opportunity for input on housing issues in their respective […]

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Housing Counselors Caucus
3pm  -  5pm
Housing Counselors Caucus

Housing Counselors Caucus

This caucus is for counselors to discuss trending topics critical to foreclosure prevention, home purchase counseling, and other services. The caucus has a long history of delivering an engaging discussion with opportunity for your input. Participants will discuss current practices and receive updates on counseling programs, including Hardest Hit.  Join a roundtable discussion with other […]

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Utility Companies, Weatherization Agencies and Energy Efficiency Partners
3pm  -  5pm
Utility Companies, Weatherization Agencies and Energy Efficiency Partners

Utility Companies, Weatherization Agencies and Energy Efficiency Partners

This year’s caucus is about FREE MONEY.  Florida’s major utility companies, Duke Energy and Florida Power & Light, have money to give to Weatherization Agencies.  We extend a personal invitation to every weatherization agency in the state to come to this caucus and come away with two new tools- (1) free money from the utility […]

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Reception
6pm  -  10pm
Reception

Reception

Gather to enjoy friends, colleagues, food, beverages, and music. The reception is an opportunity to have fun and network with conference participants and presenters.

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August 28, 2018

Bankers Can Be Your Best Partners- 9am
09am  -  10:15am
Bankers Can Be Your Best Partners- 9am

Bankers Can Be Your Best Partners- 9am

Hear from and talk with bankers who are committed to making community investments. Affordable housing and social enterprises are a function of public and private resources—banks are an integral part of the mix. How do you access bank funds for a particular project or to support the operations of your organization? This panel will answer […]

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Bankers Can Be Your Best Partners- 10:45am
10:45am  -  12pm
Bankers Can Be Your Best Partners- 10:45am

Bankers Can Be Your Best Partners- 10:45am

Hear from and talk with bankers who are committed to making community investments. Affordable housing and social enterprises are a function of public and private resources—banks are an integral part of the mix. How do you access bank funds for a particular project or to support the operations of your organization? This panel will answer […]

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FHFC Special Needs
10:45am  -  12pm
FHFC Special Needs

FHFC Special Needs

Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC) offers funding to increase affordable housing for people with disabilities, those who have been homeless, and others with special needs. Every community in Florida needs more affordable housing for these special populations and this is your best source of funding to make that happen! Come hear more about expected upcoming […]

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Lunch- Keynote, Nonprofit Raffle, Raffle
12:15pm  -  1:45pm
Lunch- Keynote, Nonprofit Raffle, Raffle

Lunch- Keynote, Nonprofit Raffle, Raffle

Lunch Keynote Address Tiffany Manuel, Enterprise Community Partners Dr. Tiffany Manuel is an experienced social scientist, strategist and cross-sector leader committed to social impact. She has worked to expand opportunity for low-income workers, families and communities through 25+ years of professional and volunteer experience spanning the private and non-profit sectors, government and academia. As Vice […]

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August 29, 2018

SHIP Administrators’ Training
9am  -  12pm
SHIP Administrators’ Training

SHIP Administrators’ Training

Sponsored by: Florida Housing Finance Corporation Join the SHIP Administrators Training sponsored by Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC).  This three-hour session will feature several timely and important SHIP topics, including assistance repayment policy options and Hurricane Irma disaster recovery. Learn from the experience of others, especially during the small group discussion session, in which participants will […]

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Building Capacity to Build: The Nonprofit as Affordable Housing Developer
9am  -  12pm
Building Capacity to Build: The Nonprofit as Affordable Housing Developer

Building Capacity to Build: The Nonprofit as Affordable Housing Developer

Sponsored by   The Building Capacity to Build Symposium, sponsored by Fifth-Third Foundation, will highlight the Florida Housing Coalition’s work with nonprofit organizations throughout the state. This symposium focuses on building capacity to enter the field of affordable rental development or expand an organization’s existing reach. The symposium will feature leaders from the five organizations […]

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