2019 Conference Special Events

Tuesday, April 16

5:15 to 7 p.m.

Networking Reception - Celebrate 40 Years of Affordable Housing Advocacy and 5 Years of Residents United Network Success!

Housing California will host our annual Networking Reception, open to all conference registrants, in the Sacramento Convention Center ballroom this year. Conference registrants will receive one free drink ticket with their conference badge when they check in at registration. Note: You must show your conference badge to enter the event.

Check out these special appearances happening during the Networking Reception to celebrate two important anniversaries!


California Senate and Assembly Resolutions

Join Senator Jim Beall and representatives from the offices of Senate Pro Tem Toni Atkins and Assemblymember David Chiu, who will be presenting resolutions in honor of Housing California's 40th anniversary and 5 years of success with the Residents United Network.


Book Release

Join Dr. Tiffany Manuel during our networking reception in the Convention Center ballroom Tuesday evening from 5:15 to 7 p.m. for the release of her new book, "Backfires, Backpacks, and Bedtime Stories: The Urgency to Build Public Will and Fix What is Ailing America."

Pre-Order Book Here

Tuesday, April 16

9 p.m. to Midnight

Housers After Dark at Cafeteria 15L - Sponsored by KATERRA, with a $5,000 drawing and a surprise performance

Don't miss our most eventful Housers After Dark to date! The Affordable Housing specialists of Katerra are proud to sponsor Housers After Dark at the 2019 Housing California Annual Conference.  Appetizers, entertainment, and beverages will be included.

Please make sure to have your conference badge for entry.  Katerra will hold a drawing for $5,000 to the charity and/or fundraiser of the winners' choice benefiting the Affordable Housing industry.  Tickets will be provided at the front door of Housers to everyone who attends, at no cost. The drawing will take place at 10:30 pm and you must be present to win. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Wednesday, April 17

8 to 8:50 a.m.

CalHFA Breakfast Briefing


The California Housing Finance Agency's Multifamily Lending Division is making some important changes to help fuel the production of affordable housing, so come fuel up for the day and hear what's new. CalHFA has had its collective ear to the ground for the past few years, getting extensive feedback from public and private partners on how it can most efficiently fulfill its mission: To create and finance progressive housing solutions so that more Californians have a place to call home. These innovations, including CalHFA's new Mixed-Income Program, are all designed to better facilitate the collaboration that is needed to maximize California's resources to produce affordable housing.

Tia Boatman-Patterson serves as Executive Director of the California Housing Finance Agency, the state’s affordable housing lender. CalHFA’s Multifamily Division has used more than $4.5 billion in financing for the construction and preservation of more than 63,000 affordable rental homes in California.


Conference Questions?  Contact: Donna Bisbiglia, Events Manager, dbisbiglia@housingca.org, 916.287.9890