Navigating the Present and Shaping Our Future – Midyear Meeting Brochure/Agenda

CARH’S BROADCAST E-MAIL – Midyear Meeting Update

December 8, 2017

CARH is pleased to present the finalized agenda for the 2018 Midyear Meeting, which will be held from January 22-24 at the Westin Verasa Napa in Napa, California. Click here for a copy of the 2018 Midyear Meeting Brochure which contains the full agenda, a list of featured speakers and the registration form. You can also visit the CARH website,, to download the brochure, registration form and become a meeting sponsor.

As always, during the Midyear Meeting, attendees will receive the most up-to-date trends and regulatory and legislative news impacting the affordable rural housing industry. Educational sessions will also be featured during the meeting. As you will see in the brochure, sessions include:

  • Opening Luncheon with Exhibitors
  • Washington Report: The Latest from Congress, the GAO, and the Regulators
  • Affordable Housing in Rural America: Today and After Tax Reform
  • Natural Disasters: Being Prepared for the Next One
  • Finding Equity in a Haystack
  • Accessibility Best Practices: What the Future Holds for the Industry
  • Hope for Changes to the Section 538 Program
  • What Will Duty to Serve Mean for You
  • Farm Worker Housing: It’s Not What It Used to Be
  • Partnership Agreements – Essentials for 2017, Changes for 2018

Additionally, all of CARH’s standing committees will meet. 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

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

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

  • Receptions
    • Reception at the Westin Verasa Napa
    • Reception at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
  • Awards Luncheon
  • Industry Trade Show with Exhibitors

Please keep in mind that the conference begins on Monday, January 22nd at 8:30 a.m. and concludes on Wednesday, January 24th at 12:15 p.m.

If you have not already done so, register now for the Midyear Meeting! Click here to download the registration form. The form can also be found in the Midyear Meeting Brochure as well as online at

Hotel reservations should be made directly with the WestinVerasa Napa. CARH’s  sleeping room block is almost sold out, so it is important that you make  your reservations today by clicking here to secure the CARH meeting rate of $219 per night for a king room ($249 per night on Friday/Saturday). If the room block has sold out when you contact the hotel, please email Anne Stuart, CARH’s Meeting and Special Event’s Coordinator, at for assistance or to be put on a waiting list. Please note, if you currently have a room and need to cancel for any reason, please contact Anne at the email address above before calling the hotel to cancel.

Please feel free to pass this e-mail to other colleagues who may be interested in attending CARH’s 2018 Midyear Meeting. We hope to see you in January!

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

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