- California Coalition for Rural Housing
- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
- Wells Fargo
- US Bank
- Rural LISC
- Community Economics
- NeighborWorks America
- California Housing Partnership Corporation
- Gubb & Barshay, LLP
October 25 – 26, 2010
Asilomar Conference Center
800 Asilomar Ave
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
RHS brochure (PDF - 238KB)
Single-Room Lodging, Monday Night Only (Includes Conference Materials/Meals):
$430 Early Bird Special; $480 after October 8th
Shared-Room Lodging (maximum 2 people per room), Monday Night Only (Includes Conference Materials/Meals) Room sharing arrangements must be made by registrant:
$350 Early Bird Special; $400 after October 8th
Conference Materials and Meals Only - lodging arrangements must be made on your own: $290 Early Bird Special; $340 after October 8th
Discount code: Early Bird Special
Please register by Tuesday, October 18th.
Payment by Check Policy
Use this site for credit card payments ONLY. Registration will not be complete until payment has been received. If you wish to pay by check, please do not use this site. Fax/mail registration form to the California Coalition for Rural Housing, 717 K Street, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95814; FAX (916)447-0458
If you cannot attend, you can send a substitute. There is a $50 per cancellation fee. We regret that we cannot refund cancellations within 10 business days of the conference or to registrants who do not attend the conference.
Questions? Contact Cristina Trujillo, California Coalition for Rural Housing, 916.443.4448 or Darryl Rutherford, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, 415.974.2056.
You are invited to attend the California Coalition for Rural Housing Rural Housing Summit 2010.
This year’s summit theme… Riding the Tide: Overcoming Challenges, Maximizing Opportunities will directly involve participants in efforts to improve the housing conditions of Rural Californians during a difficult and challenging period.
At this year’s Summit, attendees will formulate an agenda to guide rural housing providers and advocates through the remainder of 2010 and in 2011. In doing so, we will ensure that recent victories will lead to future victories and opportunities for rural housing improvement.
Keynoting the Summit will be three excellent speakers:
Laura Choi, Senior Research Associate, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, will set the stage for understanding current housing market trends in Rural California and the impacts of the foreclosure crisis.
Moises Loza, Executive Director, Housing Assistance Council, will discuss the federal housing picture and initiatives at USDA and HUD.
And, Ophelia Basgal, Regional Administrator, HUD Region IX, will report on current HUD efforts to transform rental assistance, preserve public and assisted housing, and launch new initiatives new planning and revitalization programs.
Also speaking will be State Housing Directors Steven Spears, CalHFA, Sean Spear, CDLAC, Bill Pavao, and TCAC, Lynn Jacobs, HCD, and Glenda Humiston, USDA Rural Development State Director.
Topics to be explored include:
- SB 375 and Housing
- Self-Help Housing
- Farm Worker Housing
- Foreclosure Disposition and Neighborhood Stabilization
- Asset-Building & Homebuying
- Green Building Tools
- Creating a State Permanent Source for Housing
- National Housing Trust Fund
- Public and Assisted Housing
- Tax Credits, Bonds, and TCAP
- HUD and USDA Initiatives
- CalHFA and CDLAC Updates
- Rural Lenders and CRA
- Organizational Sustainability