On Monday May 7th, the Affordable Housing Conference of Montgomery County (AHCMC) is holding their 21st Annual Affordable Housing Conference at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center at 5701 Marinelli Road North Bethesda, MD.

The conference will feature several summit panels on various topics including:

  • Housing + Jobs
  • Foreclosure Updates
  • Multi-Family Rental is HOT!
  • Housing Choices for People with Special Needs
  • Transit & Development: New Realities
  • Atlanta + Montgomery: Best Practices/Challenges
  • Housing Our Heros: Housing Needs for Veterans
  • Green Housing & Sustainable Design

The conference typically draws all kinds of attendees, such as architects, bankers, builders, community development specialists, nonprofit & for-profit developers, local, state, and federal government agencies, housing advocates, management companies, mortgage lenders, realtors, service providers, community activists, and residents of Montgomery County.

Additionally, each year at the conference, AHCMC announces the winners of its Closing Cost Assistance Program, which provides eligible first-time homebuyers in Montgomery County a chance to win $5,000 to put towards a down payment or closing costs. To date, AHCMC has given out $150,000 and helped more than 20 families become first-time homeowners in Montgomery County, MD.

You can find more information on the Affordable Housing Conference here. Register online – tickets are $85 for General Admission and $25 for students.

About Affordable Housing Conference of Montgomery County

Since its inception in 1991, the Affordable Housing Conference of Montgomery County (AHCMC) continues to tackle affordable housing related issues and their impacts specifically upon Montgomery County, MD residents. The mission of AHCMC is to bring together elected officials, housing and community development leaders, business professionals, activists and others to work toward affordable housing solutions.

Through its annual conference, awards programs, seminars, advocacy efforts and roundtable meetings, AHCHC seeks to form coalitions that identify and address issues including, but not limited to, workforce housing, mixed-use and mixed-income developments, inclusionary zoning, preservation of rental housing, first time home ownership, lending and fair housing, public-private partnerships and housing for people with disabilities. Throughout the year,  Board members work closely with local, state and federal government officials, private developers, financial institutions and other nonprofit organizations to insure that affordable housing remains at the forefront of local, state and national legislative and regulatory agendas. As a 501(c)(3) organization, AHCMC is able to provide technical and advisory assistance and work closely with organizations in their efforts to provide affordable housing efficiently and effectively.

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