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The Honorable Muriel Bowser, Mayor of the District of Columbia and AHCMC’s 2019 Robert C. Weaver Housing Champion


29th Annual Affordable Housing Summit

Affordable Housing: A Key to Opportunities

May 17, 2019  – North Bethesda Marriott Conference Center -5701 Marinelli Rd

2019 Summit Agenda

8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

8:30 a.m. Opening Session

Welcome and Greetings

Marc Elrich, Montgomery County Executive

Senator Chris Van Hollen

“Break the Barrier to Home Ownership” Closing Cost Assistance Awards

Lead Sponsors: Housing Opportunities Commission, PNC Bank, GCAAR, DHCD, SunTrust Bank


10:30 a.m. – 12:45 pm  Session I & Session II Break-Out Panels

Millennials & Seniors: Housing Challenges & Opportunities

Opportunity Zones & Economic Development : Risks & Rewards

Bricks or Bureaucracy? Costs in Affordable Housing Development

The New Frontier: Private Capital Investing in Existing Affordable Housing 

Discrimination & Bias in Affordable Housing Creation & Operation

“Missing Middle" Housing: A Missing Piece?

The Intersection of Transportation & Housing

Innovations & Expectations: Is Money the Only Answer?


1:00 p.m. Luncheon & Awards Program

Keynote Address: Pamela Patenaude, Former Deputy Secretary of HUD

The Honorable Muriel Bowser :  2019 Robert C. Weaver Housing Champion

Senator Ben Cardin

Congressman Jamie Raskin

Congressman David Trone

Paul Sarbanes, former United States Senator

Awards Presentation

Paul Sarbanes Excellence in Public Service Award: Giorgio Angelini

Paul Sarbanes Excellence in Community Service Award: Main Street

Housing Partner of the Year: Kenneth C. Holt, Secretary of the Maryland Dept. of Housing & Community Development

Eugene F. Ford, Sr. Builder of the Year: Chevy Chase Land Company

Architectural Design Awards 

    3:00  Screening of the award-winning documentary “Owned: A Tale of Two Americas" & Dessert Buffet

    *Note: Housing and Development Expo will run from 8:00am to 4:30pm in the conference lobby



    Support Our Work

    A number of sponsorship opportunities are available ranging from $250 to $25,000. All sponsorship levels include seats at our annual Summit and ongoing events. 

    Specific questions about the Summit can be directed to Della Stolsworth, Executive Director, at 301-520-1587 or della@affordablehousingconference.org.