2012 National Rural Housing Conference

Washington, District of Columbia
Wednesday, December 05, 2012
2012 National Rural Housing Conference
Wednesday, December 05, 2012 6:00 PM -
Friday, December 07, 2012 5:30 PM (Eastern Time)

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
(202) 737-1234
400 New Jersey Avenue N.W.
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
United States

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The Conference is over - but keep in touch!

The National Rural Housing Conferenceis a gathering of housing and community development organizations that serve rural areas, national housing and rural related associations and groups, federal agency and hill staff, and stakeholders interested in affordable housing in rural America.

Promises to Keep in Challenging Times is the theme of this conference.  This theme brings to mind the vision and promises America has made through the Housing Act of 1949 and all subsequent housing legislation and policy. While these promises, that include the opportunity for quality affordable housing, still remain the country continues to face a difficult fiscal situation with many questions or concerns about what can be done to protect affordable housing as an industry in the future, particularly in rural areas. Keeping the vision and promises is important, not just to increase the quality of life for low-income Americans, but also to build stronger and more sustainable communities as a whole. 

Each registrant will also receive a copy of the 2012 edition of Taking Stock, one of HAC’s signature publications.  The report analyzes 2010 Census data related to rural people, poverty, and housing, illustrated with helpful charts and enlivened by case studies of some of the poorest counties in the U.S.  Like HAC’s Poverty in the United States map, Taking Stock is an excellent resource for rural community-based organizations. 

Hear about the major issues of the day facing rural housing developers and what you can do to help place rural housing at the top of the agenda for the administration and Congress.

The Conference features nearly 40 workshops where participants can learn best practices for housing development, organizational management, resource development and innovative approaches to housing and community development.  The Conference also includes a pre-Conference day, packed with gatherings for coalitions, association, and working groups.  

Join the conversation...Join the National Rural Housing Conference Group on LinkedIn and tweet your conference thoughts, expectations and ideas using hashtags #nrhc12 and #rural2012. The LinkedIn group will be open to all potential attendees of the Conference and anyone who may be interested in attending.  Even if you can't make the Conference, interact with those who will and make connections that will be invaluable for your organziation going forward.  

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Follow HAC on Twitter and like us on Facebook to stay connected to all things rural housing. 

Donate to the Conference.  Have your organization listed as a conference sponsor, advertise in HAC's conference materials and enjoy complimentary registration(s) and exhibit space.  For more, go to HAC's donation website.

We look forward to seeing you at the Conference and thank you for all you do Building Rural Communities.





Contact Information

  • Dan Stern
    (202) 842-8600

Payment Instructions

  • Conference registration fees can be paid by credit card via this secure website or mailed to the following address.

    Housing Assistance Council
    2012 National Rural Housing Conference
    1025 Vermont Avenue, Suite 606
    Washington, DC 20005

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