September 12-14, 2018
InterContinental at The Wharf
Washington, D.C.
Add to Calendar 09/12/2018 05:00 AM 09/14/2018 05:00 AM America/New_York 2018 NMHC Fall Meeting Washington, D.C.

Online registration is now closed.

You can register onsite at the NMHC Registration Desk which opens Wednesday, September 12 at 1:00 pm.

NMHC continues to monitor the weather reports; and while forecasts currently anticipate heavy rain and some winds in the DC area for Friday, there is nothing to indicate that the Fall meeting will be cancelled at this time. We will update our members and attendees should this situation change. Thank you.

The NMHC Fall Meeting (formerly called the NMHC Fall Board of Directors and Advisory Committee Meeting) will take place at a new location on September 12-14, 2018 at the InterContinental at The Wharf in Washington, DC. The Wharf is a new DC waterfront development and will provide NMHC members with a great venue to connect with peers and engage with top-ranking Congressional and Administration leaders.

Open to all NMHC members, this meeting offers attendees a platform to engage in constructive conversations with the very people who shape the politics and policies that directly affect our industry. 

Meeting Highlights:

  • Insider briefings and panel discussions featuring top-ranking Congressional, Administration and industry leaders including Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, HUD Secretary Ben Carson, Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), John Thune (R-SD) and Todd Young (R-IN), Ways and Means Ranking Member Richie Neal (D-MA), Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Congressmen Pete Aguillar (D-CA), Denny Heck (D-WA) and Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs, Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and Tom Reed (R-NY).

  • Congressional Reception honoring House and Senate Members of Congress and their key staff.

Keynote Speaker

Gary Cohn Former Director, National Economic Council and Former President & COO, Goldman Sachs

Keynote Speaker

General Michael Hayden Former Director of the CIA and NSA

Keynote Speaker

Dana Milbank Best Selling Author and Nationally Syndicated Columnist, The Washington Post

View a more detailed agenda.

Preliminary Agenda At-A-Glance

Wednesday, September 12

1:00 – 6:30 p.m.


1:30  2:30 p.m.

Membership Engagement Committee Meeting

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Committee Meetings:
Diversity & Inclusion Committee
Emerging Leaders Committee

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Committee Meetings:
NMHC PAC Committee
Supplier Partner Alliance

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Opening Reception

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Dinner with Keynote Speaker

Speaker: Gary Cohn, Former Director, National Economic Council and Former President and Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs

8:30 p.m.

After Dinner Activities at The Wharf on Own



Thursday, September 13

7:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


7:30 – 8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast Social

8:00 – 11:30 a.m.

General Session with Congressional, Administration & Industry Leaders

  • Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX)
  • Congressman Richie Neal (D-MA)
  • Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD)
  • Retail Revolution: Where Is It Heading?
  • A Call for Bipartisanship: The Problem Solvers Caucus Co-Chairs, Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and Tom Reed (R-NY)
  • Senator Todd Young (R-IN)

11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Luncheon with Keynote Speaker

Speaker: General Michael Hayden, Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency

1:15 – 3:45 p.m.

General Session with Congressional, Administration & Industry Leaders

  • Costa Hawkins/Rent Control Overview Briefing
  • NMHC/HR&A Housing Affordability Project Update
  • Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao
  • Housing Affordability through the Lens of the Media
  • Senator John Thune (R-SD)


3:45 - 5:00 p.m.

General Session

  • Opportunity Zones and the Multifamily Industry
  • Updating the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)

5:00 p.m.

Board Buses to Capitol Hill

5:45 – 7:15 p.m.     

Congressional Reception Honoring House & Senate Members

7:15 p.m.

Board Buses to InterContinental


Dinner on Own



Friday, September 14

7:45 – 11:30 a.m.


8:00 – 11:30 a.m.

General Session with Breakfast

  • Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
  • Dana Milbank, Best Selling Author & Nationally Syndicated Columnist, The Washington Post
  • Congress Responds to Housing Affordability Crisis with Congressmen Pete Aguilar (D-CA) and Denny Heck (D-WA)
  • HUD Secretary Ben Carson
  • Business Meeting

11:30 a.m.     

Meeting Adjourns


Note: Agenda is subject to change. Check back periodically for updates. Please be aware that photos may be taken at the meeting and posted online.

Thank you to our NMHC Fall Meeting Sponsors:

Berkeley Point Capital
The Bozzuto Group
Eastdil Secured
Google Fiber
Institutional Property Advisors, a Marcus & Millichap
JLL Capital Markets
Lincoln Property Company
Marcus & Millichap
Red Capital Group
UDR, Inc.
Zillow Group

View all 2018 NMHC Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunities & Benefits: 
Sponsorship opportunities are available to NMHC members only. Sponsors will receive increased branding and visibility during the meeting. The minimum sponsorship is $10,000. 

Benefits apply to the 2018 NMHC Fall Meeting only and include:

  • Company logo published on the meeting page.

  • 1 registration for the 2018 Fall Meeting.

  • Recognition in promotional marketing materials and e-mails related to the conference (print and digital).

  • Company logo included on the sponsor recognition signage displayed at the conference.

  • Company logo included in the meeting’s official print on-site guide/agenda.

  • Company logo and brief company description included within the sponsor module of the official Conference App.

  • Company logo displayed in the scrolling PowerPoint presentation shown before the start of each general session at the conference.

  • Option to host a subgroup event at the InterContinental at The Wharf. (Note: A Subgroup Event Request Form must be completed and submitted to NMHC.)

  • Option to send a direct mail campaign to meeting registrants of the conference through a NMHC designated third-party mail house. (Note: Email addresses are not provided in accordance with NMHC’s privacy policy.)

  • Option to send a piece of company literature to the sponsored meeting for display in the registration area of the conference. (Note: One piece of literature per sponsor company may be displayed. Literature should be sent directly to a representative from your company to place on the literature table. Please contact the hotel for shipping address and possible fees.)

  • Other benefits as included with the individual item selected to sponsor. (Note: Additional benefits may apply and will vary depending on the individual opportunities selected. Individual item benefits are detailed under each meeting/item.) 

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 to view the individual sponsorship items, descriptions, and pricing.

Note: Sponsor items subject to change. Sponsorship opportunities are limited, so please confirm early. If the opportunity sells out, we will create a wait list and contact you if the item becomes available.

To sponsor, please contact Melissa Rowan at