We’ve been breaking barriers and building communities to make a good home possible for the millions of families without one for the past 40 years.

To celebrate, we’re bringing together the greatest minds in affordable housing. Join us as we tackle today’s most pressing issues and prepare for the next 40 years.

Event Details

October 20, 2022
Omni Shoreham
Washington, DC
Conference 8:00am – 5:00pm
Reception 6:00pm – 9:00pm





Our 40th Anniversary Conference was designed to dive deep into the critical issues facing affordable housing. Each panel will feature a dynamic cross-section of thought leaders, real-world examples and actionable strategies.

  1. Networking Breakfast
  2. Opening Plenary
  3. Networking Break
  4. Breakout Series
  5. Luncheon Fireside Chat
  6. Breakout Series
  7. Resident Voices: Pride, Power and Belonging




  • Reliable Returns, Low Risk, Sky-high Impact: Why Affordable Housing Is the Investment Opportunity Hiding In Plain Sight
  • Housing Preservation in Urban, Rural and Tribal Communities
  • Predicting the Unpredictable: A Sneak Peek at Mid-Term Elections and Their Impact on the Housing Landscape
  • The Energy Revolution Starts at Home
  • Reconstructing Equitable Housing Policy by Deconstructing Racist Housing Practices
  • Breaking Barriers: A New Standard for Resident Services

Sandra L. Thompson headshot

Sandra L. Thompson

Federal Housing
Finance Agency

Henry Cisneros headshot

Henry Cisneros

American Triple I Partners
Former Secretary
U.S. Department of 
Housing and Urban Development

Jeffrey Hayward headshot

Jeffery Hayward
Executive Vice President -
Chief Administrative Officer

Fannie Mae

Alexander A. Karsner headshot

Alexander A. Karsner
Founder and Chief
Executive Officer

Manifest Energy

Dr. Tiffany Manuel

Dr. Tiffany Manuel
President & CEO
The CaseMade

Carlos Martin, PhD headshot

Carlos Martin, PhD
Project Director,
Remodeling Futures

Harvard Joint Center
for Housing Studies;
Rubenstein Fellow,
Brookings Institution

Daniel Tangherlini headshot

Daniel Tangherlini
Managing Director
Emerson Collective

George Jones headshot

George A. Jones
Chief Executive Officer
Bread for the City

Marjy Stagmeier headshot

Marjy Stagmeier
Managing Partner
TriStar, LLC.

Robert Gauthier

Robert Gauthier
United Native American Housing Association

Jennifer Streaks headshot

Jennifer Streaks
Senior Investing Reporter

Pamela West headshot

Pamela West
Senior Portfolio Manager
Impact Investing, Nuveen Real Estate, Nuveen

Juliana Stuart headshot

Julianna Stuart
Vice President, Community Impact
Preservation of Affordable Housing

Rick Tallman headshot

Rick Tallman
EVP Special Projects, Renova Capital Partners
Sustainable Living Innovations




We are excited to share our growing list of sponsors. Learn more about our remaining sponsorship opportunities.

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Bellwether Enterprise Logo
Citi logo
Cohn Reznick logo
Fannie Mae logo
HBI logo
Jonathon F.P. Rose logo
JP Morgan Chase Logo
State Farm logo
Terwilliger Family Foundation
Truist logo
USBank logo
WellsFargo logo
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Join us as we prepare for the next 40 years