CARH’s Annual Meeting Brochure Now Available; Discounted Meeting Registration Deadline May 18th and Hotel Cutoff May 25th

BROADCAST E-MAIL – Annual Meeting

May 11, 2018

1) CARH  Annual Meeting Brochure Now Available

The full agenda for the 2018 Annual Meeting & Legislative Conference, which will be held from June 18-20 at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia, is available on CARH’s website, You can also click here for a copy of the Meeting Brochure which contains the full agenda, a list of featured speakers, and the registration form.

Attendees will receive the most up-to-date regulatory and legislative news impacting the affordable rural housing industry. CARH has allotted time for attendees to meet with officials from key agencies and organizations and encourages attendees to schedule meetings with their individual members of Congress and staff to discuss the vital issues impacting the industry. Ensuring that there is adequate funding for all affordable housing programs will be a priority on CARH’s legislative agenda.

Educational sessions featured during the meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday include:

  • Regulators Forum
  • Breaking News from the Halls of Congress
  • After Tax Reform and Omnibus – More Changes and Opportunities to Come?
  • Multifamily Economic and Market Commentary
  • Hot Civil Rights Topics in the RD World
  • IT Security Protocol – Protecting Your Company Employees and Residents’ Identity
  • Utilizing Tax Exempt Bonds
  • Saving Money for Your Properties
  • Financing Tales from the Rural Roads of America – Role of the Section 538 Program
  • Portfolio Management Issue – RD Budgeting and Audit Changes – What You Need to Know and Understand

Additionally, CARH’s standing committees will meet on Monday beginning at 10:00 a.m. The committee chairs want to hear from you! If you are interested in placing a particular issue on the agenda for any of the following committee meetings, e-mail your suggestion to

  • Best Practices and Education Committees (joint session)
  • State Affiliated Association Committee
  • Management Committee
  • Development and Owner Committee (joint session)

Following the committee meetings, CARH’s Board of Directors will hold their meeting, at which the 2018-2019 Executive Officers and Directors will begin their terms.

Also during the meeting, the following special events will be held:

  • Welcoming Luncheon
  • Opening Reception – After Hours Tour and Visit to Mount Vernon
  • Lunch with Key Congressional Policy Makers
  • Networking Reception and Raffle (raffle tickets will be on sale throughout the meeting Monday and Tuesday, and during this reception)
  • Awards Breakfast (CARH’s Scholarship Foundation will present their 2018 Scholarship recipients and Rural Development will present their National Site Managers and Maintenance Person of the Year)
  • Industry Trade Show with Exhibitors

Click here to download the Meeting Brochure.

2) Discounted Meeting Registration Deadline Ends May 18th; Hotel Cutoff Friday, May 25th

In order to receive CARH’s special group rate of $279 per night (single or double occupancy) at the Ritz Carlton Pentagon City, attendees must make their reservations with the hotel no later than Friday, May 25, 2018. Strong attendance is expected at the meeting, so make your reservations as soon as possible. Call the hotel directly at 703-415-5000 and identify yourself as a CARH meeting attendee.

In addition, register now to take advantage of discounted registration rates! Simply complete the registration form and send payment to the CARH national office by May 18, 2018. Registration rates go up on the 19th, so make sure you submit your form today! Click here to download the registration form. The form can also be found in the Annual Meeting Brochure, as well as online at

Please feel free to pass this e-mail to other colleagues who may be interested in attending CARH’s 2018 Annual Meeting & Legislative Conference. We hope to see you next month!

If you have any questions, please contact the CARH national office at 703-837-9001 or

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