Strengthening Rural Housing With Valued Partnerships – Meeting Brochure/Agenda

CARH’S BROADCAST E-MAIL – Midyear Meeting Update

December 9, 2016


CARH is pleased to announce the full agenda for the 2017 Midyear Meeting, which will be held from January 23-25 at the Ritz Carlton, Sarasota in Sarasota, Florida. Click here for a copy of the 2017 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 and Breaking News from Washington: Insight Into the New Administration and Congress
  • Regulators in Transition
  • Housing Credit and Housing Bond Programs – Today, Tomorrow and the Future
  • The New Overtime Rule: How to Respond and Comply
  • Follow the Money – Success Stories and Potential New Sources
  • Twitter and Facebook: The New Constituent Letter
  • What to do When “Failure” Comes into the Equation
  • Accessibility on Your Properties: How to Meet Your Responsibilities While Understanding Your Liability
  • Regulatory Issues Impacting Partnership Interests
  • Catchall Preservation Roundtable

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 Ritz Carlton, Sarasota
    • Reception at the Ritz Carlton Beach Club
  • Awards Luncheon
  • Industry Trade Show with Exhibitors

Please keep in mind that the conference begins on Monday, January 23rd at 8:30 a.m. and concludes on Wednesday, January 25th at 12:00 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 Ritz Carlton, Sarasota by calling 941-309-2000 and referencing the Council for Affordable and Rural Housing to receive the special discounted rates. Please note, discounted hotel rates expire on December 30, 2016. Registrants will receive a special rate of $259 per night for single/double occupancy. Strong attendance is expected at the meeting, so 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 2017 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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