Conference Schedule

Tue, March 08

Mar 08

Terwilliger Center Board Meeting

March 08, 2022 9:30am – 11:30am (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time By Invitation Only
Mar 08

Welcome to Housing Opportunity 2022

Ron Terwilliger and Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens welcome attendees to this year's Housing Opportunity Conference…

March 08, 2022 12:00pm – 12:15pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time
Mar 08

Opening Keynote: State of the U.S. Housing Market

Each year, the Conference opens with a keynote presenting the latest residential industry data and trends. Adam Ducker of RCLCO will provide this year’s thoughtful analysis of the state of the U.S. housing industry, with an emphasis on opportunities in the moderate / “workforce” housing asset class. Attendees will learn what the latest data tells us […]

March 08, 2022 12:15pm – 1:15pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time General Session
Mar 08

The Role of Real Estate in Addressing Homelessness

Building off a soon-to-be-released ULI report, this panel will feature an open conversation by ULI members focusing on the role of the real estate industry in addressing homelessness. Each panelist brings a unique perspective and expertise from their careers meeting the housing needs and challenges of individuals and families at extremely low-incomes, vulnerable to homelessness, […]

March 08, 2022 1:30pm – 2:45pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time Concurrent Session
Mar 08

Building an Affordable, Equitable, and Resilient Future

This panel will discuss the intersection of decarbonization and other climate mitigation strategies to protect the most vulnerable populations in the face of climate change. Speakers will share best practices for community engagement with at-risk communities and making benefits accessible and equitable for all, while maintaining affordability as properties engage in decarbonization and other sustainability […]

March 08, 2022 1:30pm – 2:45pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time Concurrent Session
Mar 08

Stable Resident, Stable Properties: Improving the Tenant-Landlord Policy Framework

Amid the dual crises of a nationwide housing shortage and the COVID-19 pandemic, various policymakers and advocates have moved to address housing stability among renters, predominantly through local policies such as rent regulation, tenant protections, and reforms to eviction processes. Government action to address the housing stability of renters was prompted by the pre-pandemic economic […]

March 08, 2022 3:00pm – 4:15pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time Concurrent Session
Mar 08

Offsite Construction Technologies

This session will feature three panelists and their experience introducing modular and offsite construction technologies into their projects. Attendees will learn about RISE Modular’s adaptability of wood-frame commercial modular construction for multifamily properties through examples ranging from a deeply affordable scattered site project to a 192-unit chic urban project on a tight infill site; Shortstack’s […]

March 08, 2022 3:00pm – 4:15pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time Concurrent Session
Mar 08

Gentle Density Solutions to Increase Housing Attainability

Can low density development help solve our housing supply shortage and the attainability crisis? This session will feature new research findings on the barriers and opportunities of low density development, as well as developments that incorporate smaller home designs at more attainable price points. Attendees will hear about the challenges our panelists have found in […]

March 08, 2022 3:00pm – 4:15pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time Concurrent Session
Mar 08

Closing the Racial Homeownership and Wealth Gaps

During the latter half of the 20th century, homeownership played a vital role in wealth building for US households to which it was been available – primarily white households. Today, substantial efforts are underway to close the wealth gap driven by these historical racial disparities. Panelists will share exciting progress being achieved through homeownership opportunities […]

March 08, 2022 4:30pm – 5:30pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time General Session

Wed, March 09

Mar 09

Getting Residential to NetZero

There’s a common misconception that it is not financially feasible to achieve net zero multifamily housing developments. However, many innovative developers are dedicated to creating just that reality. Join experts from Enterprise Community Partners, Entegrity, Multigreen, and Sustainable Living Innovations as they highlight cost-effective strategies and best practices for achieving net zero multifamily housing. They’ll […]

March 09, 2022 11:00am – 12:15pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time Concurrent Session
Mar 09

Intersection of Infrastructure, Land Use, and Housing Attainability

This panel discussion will provide interdisciplinary panelists to explore the linkages between infrastructure, managing growth and how to leverage this to increase housing attainability. The panelists will take a public-private partnership perspective in determining approaches for increased collaboration and discuss the leadership required to lead to good infrastructure decisions.

March 09, 2022 11:00am – 12:15pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time Concurrent Session
Mar 09

Feasibility of Office-to-Residential Conversions

The pandemic has the industry rethinking commercial and office spaces that are sitting underutilized as the employees that once filled them carry on working from home. Can these buildings be retrofitted to provide new housing? What obstacles are preventing that change? This panel will feature real estate professionals who have experience over multiple adaptive reuse […]

March 09, 2022 11:00am – 12:15pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time Concurrent Session
Mar 09

Fireside Chat: Fixing US Housing Policy

This panel will feature Jenny Schuetz of Brookings Institution discussing her soon-to-be-released book, Fixer-Upper: How to Repair America’s Broken Housing Systems.   “Fixer-Upper is the first book assessing how the broad set of local, state, and national housing policies affect people and communities. It does more than describe how yesterday’s policies led to today’s problems. […]

March 09, 2022 12:30pm – 1:30pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time General Session
Mar 09

House ATL: The Cross-Sector Organization Delivering a Housing Affordability Strategy for Atlanta

Learn from participants in an effective cross-sector organization working to advance a comprehensive and coordinated housing affordability strategy in Atlanta, GA. More information on the effort can be found here: https://houseatl.org/

March 09, 2022 2:30pm – 3:45pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time General Session