Conference Schedule

Day 1: Sept 10, 2017

Sep 10

Tour: Gentilly – Building A Resilient Community

Tour new and innovative housing communities serving multi-generational, mixed-income, and veteran families and individuals, all while providing sustainable, affordable living options…

Sunday, September 10, 2017 02:15 PM – 5:30 PM Lobby inside from the main entrance of the InterContinental Tours
Separate Ticket Required
Sep 10

Tour: Post-Katrina Mixed Income Housing and Connections to Neighborhood Revitalization in the Historic Treme and Mid-City Neighborhoods

Tour new mixed-income housing on large public-housing redevelopment sites and on scattered site parcels, including the Faubourg Lafitte and Bienville Basin developments and see their connections to new neighborhood amenities including the Lafitte Greenway and ReFresh…

Sunday, September 10, 2017 02:15 PM – 5:30 PM Lobby inside from the main entrance of the InterContinental Tours
Separate Ticket Required

Day 2: Sept 11, 2017

Sep 11

Networking Breakfast

Monday, September 11, 2017 08:00 AM – 8:30 AM La Salle Pre-Function Area Open to All Attendees
Sep 11

Welcome Remarks and the ULI Housing Awards: A Decade of Lessons Learned

The ULI Jack Kemp and Robert Larson awards are among the leading national honors for outstanding affordable and workforce housing developments and public policies, respectively. At this special session, finalists and winners from past years…

Monday, September 11, 2017 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM La Salle Ballroom AB Plenary Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 11

Innovations in Affordable Design and Construction

Even as technology innovation has transformed many industries, residential design and construction has remained attached to decades-old business models. That is starting to change, with potentially large implications. Join a discussion with some of the…

Monday, September 11, 2017 10:30 AM – 11: 45 AM La Salle Ballroom C Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 11

Seizing Opportunities in Community-Serving Real Estate

This session will explore how to implement comprehensive strategies for development that take advantage of existing public- and privately-owned holdings. APA CM | 1.25

Monday, September 11, 2017 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM Pelican Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 11

District Council Housing Interchange

Monday, September 11, 2017 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Acadian Room 1 By Invitation Only
Sep 11

Networking Luncheon

We will be providing each of the tables with topics of conversation on housing. Feel free to sit at any table that has a topic that interests you. All registered attendees are welcome…

Monday, September 11, 2017 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM La Salle Ballroom AB Plenary Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 11

From NIMBY to YIMBY: Making a More Compelling Case for Housing

Engage with some of the leaders on what you can do to build community support for new affordable and workforce housing. APA CM | 1.25

Monday, September 11, 2017 01:15 PM – 2:30 PM Pelican Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 11

Achieving the Double Bottom Line in Preservation

Hear from several of the best how to put the deals together and manage properties for success. APA CM | 1.25

Monday, September 11, 2017 01:15 PM – 2:30 PM La Salle Ballroom C Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 11

The Future of Affordable Housing for Seniors

The nation’s swelling seniors population will add new complexity to challenges of housing affordability, community connectivity, and supportive services for millions. At the same time, emerging approaches to financing, design, and resource delivery hold considerable…

Monday, September 11, 2017 02:45 PM – 4:00 PM La Salle Ballroom C Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 11

Toward Resilient and Equitable Communities

This panel will explore emerging innovations and new models for community development. APA CM | 1.25

Monday, September 11, 2017 02:45 PM – 4:00 PM Pelican Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 11

Building Healthy and Culturally Vibrant Communities

Learn from a panel of innovators how to make places both healthy and affordable. APA CM | 1.25

Monday, September 11, 2017 04:15 PM – 5:30 PM Pelican Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 11

Assembling the Local Policy Toolbox

As housing affordability needs have worsened, cities have shown unprecedented commitment and creativity in response. There is no single local strategy for meeting housing needs, but consensus is emerging on what a complete local toolbox…

Monday, September 11, 2017 04:15 PM – 5:30 PM La Salle Ballroom C Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 11

Networking Reception

Monday, September 11, 2017 05:30 PM – 6:30 PM Marigny Networking

Day 3: Sept 12, 2017

Sep 12

What’s Happening in Washington: Federal Policy Update (Breakfast Plenary)

A panel of Washington insiders will discuss the current state of play on a wide range of topics critical to affordable housing development and preservation: funding for HUD and other key agencies, tax reform and…

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 07:30 AM – 8:45 AM La Salle Ballroom AB Plenary Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 12

New Models for Affordable Homeownership

First-time homeownership remains out of reach for many Millennials and working families due to constraints ranging from tighter credit boxes to diminishing supply of starter homes. At the same time, existing homeowners in struggling areas…

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 09:00 AM – 10:15 AM Pelican Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 12

Principles for Mixed Income Housing and Communities

Panelists will discuss findings from the latest research on the benefits of mixed-income communities and provide examples of successful mixed-income developments that have achieved broad and enduring benefits. APA CM | 1.25

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 09:00 AM – 10:15 AM La Salle Ballroom C Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 12

The Economics of Inclusionary Development

A panel of inclusionary zoning experts, local officials, and developers will share insights from successful experience. APA CM | 1.25

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM La Salle Ballroom C Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 12

Clean Energy Opportunities in Affordable Housing

Forward leaning approaches to more sustainable affordable housing, and how to pay for them, will be discussed. APA CM | 1.25

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM Pelican
Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Sep 12

Plenary Luncheon: Building the Inclusive City

While the recent revival of many American cities has been broadly beneficial, growing numbers of people and communities are falling further behind. Cities that create more widely shared prosperity stand to be stronger over the long-term.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM La Salle Ballroom AB Plenary Session
Open to All Attendees