CARH’s Annual Meeting Brochure Now Available; Hotel Cutoff Thursday, May 30th

BROADCAST E-MAIL – Annual Meeting

May 16, 2019

1)  CARH  Annual Meeting Brochure Now Available

The full agenda for the 2019 Annual Meeting & Legislative Conference, which will be held from June 24-26 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 include:

  • Understanding Washington – Analysis by CARH’s Capital Insiders
  • Focus on Washington: Regulators’ Perspectives
  • Focus on Washington: Capitol Hill Insights
  • Focus on Washington: Industry Wrap-Up
  • Tales from the Credit Markets
  • Technology and Cybersecurity
  • Management Opportunities – Version 2.0
  • Opportunity Zones: Impact on Rural Communities
  • Building Blocks and Best Practices from the Preservation World
  • Training is Not a Cost, It’s an Investment
  • Asset Management and Servicing Issues: Nitty Gritty with RD and HUD

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 Committee
  • State Affiliated Association Committee
  • Membership Meeting (Election of Executive Officers and Board of Directors for 2019-2020)
  • Management Committee
  • Development and Owner Committee (joint session)

Following the committee meetings, CARH’s Board of Directors will hold their meeting, at which the 2019-2020 Executive Officers and Directors will begin their terms.

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

  • Welcoming Luncheon
  • Opening Reception – The Arts Club of Washington, DC
  • Lunch with Key Congressional Policy Makers
  • Networking Reception and Auction
  • Awards Breakfast (CARH’s Scholarship Foundation will present their 2019 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)   Hotel Cutoff Thursday, May 30th

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 Thursday, May 30, 2019. Strong attendance is expected at the meeting, so make your reservations as soon as possible. To make your reservation online, click here or call the hotel directly at 703-415-5000 and identify yourself as a CARH meeting guest. Strong attendance is expected, so we encourage all CARH members to make your reservations as soon as possible.

Please feel free to pass this e-mail to other colleagues who may be interested in attending CARH’s 2019 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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