Wednesday, September 14, 2011

9:30 AM Registration
10:00 AM Welcome and Opening remarks

Lena Robinson, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Presentation (pdf, 2.4 mb)

10:10 AM Update on Region 9 NSP Performance

Rebecca Blanco, HUD

10:30 AM Strategies for Property Acquisition

Discussion of effective strategies for evaluating whether a property is a good investment, especially to be used as a long-term rental management; and ideas for assembling the financing to acquire, rehab and hold property for an extended period.

Darien Louie, East Bay Community Foundation
Presentation (pdf, 145 kb)

Carol Ornelas, Visionary Homebuilders
Presentation (pdf, 830 kb)

Edward Rogers, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

Marietta Nunez, Federal Home Loan Bank SF
Presentation (pdf, 27 kb)

Rhea Aguinaldo, National Asian American Coalition

Peggy Jen, LISC (moderator)

12:00 PM Networking Lunch
12:30 PM Property retention and rental management

Best practices as to how long a property stays on the market before it is converted to a rental and what needs to be in place to operate a successful scattered site property management program. Innovations and ideas about housing for special needs populations will be shared.

Angela Cavanaugh, Affordable Housing Associates

Darin Lounds, Housing Consortium of the East Bay
Presentation (pdf, 145 kb)

Don Borgwardt, Housing Authority of Stanislaus County

Lynette Gibson McElhanney, NHS East Bay

Dionne Roberts, Training & Development Associates

2:00 PM

HomeHub is a customer-focused, shared marketing platform designed to increase the pool of buyers, realtors and lenders benefiting from the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.

Mardie Oakes, Hello Housing
Presentation (pdf, 5.1 mb)

2:30 PM Adjourn