POSTPONED: Housing America’s Future: New Directions in National Policy (Sun Valley Public Forum)

WHEN: Thursday, August 22nd 2013 07:30 a.m. to 02:30 p.m.

WHERE: Sun Valley Resort, 1 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, ID, 83353

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Due to the Beaver Creek fire, the Bipartisan Policy Center Regional Forum scheduled in Sun Valley, Idaho on Thursday, August 22 is postponed.

If you made a reservation at the Sun Valley Resort, you may cancel your reservation without a penalty. Please call (208) 622-4111 or 1-800-786-8259 to cancel your reservations or you will be charged and considered a no show.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but we feel this decision is in the best interest of all our forum partcipants.

Please look for an updated invitation in coming weeks. If you have any questions, please contact Alyssa Loy, BPC’s events coordinator, or (202) 204-2400.


Keynote remarks by:

  • Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID), Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
  • Secretary Shaun Donovan, Secretary, U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Kit Bond, former U.S. Senator; Co-Chair of the BPC Housing Commission
  • Henry Cisneros, former Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development; Co-Chair of the BPC Housing Commission

Presentation on the State of the Nation’s Housing by Eric Belsky, Managing Director of the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University

Panel discussions on housing finance reform and the future of FHA, innovation in rural housing, and community lenders and the role of small banks

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8:30 – 9:00 AM Breakfast and Registration

9:00 – 9:10 AM Welcome

Dave Wilson, Former Mayor of Sun Valley Past President of the National Association of Home Builders, and Sun Valley homebuilder

9:10 – 9:45 AM Opening Remarks

Senator Mike Crapo, Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Introduction by Former Senator Kit Bond, Thompson Coburn BPC Housing Commission co-chair

9:45 – 10:30 AM A Conversation with HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan

Moderated by the Honorable Rick Lazio

10:30 – 10:45 AM Immigration Reform and Housing

Former HUD Secretary Henry G. Cisneros, CityView, BPC Housing Commission co-chair

10:45 – 11:00 AM Networking break

11:00 – 12:00 PM Housing Finance Reform and the Future of FHA

Federal Housing Administration Commissioner Carol Galante

Gerald Hunter, Idaho Housing and Finance Association

John Weicher, Hudson Institute

Moderated by Barry Zigas, Consumer Federation of America

12:00 – 1:15 PM Lunch

Luncheon Keynote: State of the Nation’s Housing: “Housing Recovery is Underway, But Not for Everyone”

Introduction by Dennis Shea, Shea Public Strategies

Eric Belsky, Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University

1:15 – 2:15 PM Rural Innovation

Rosanna Allen, Coeur d’ Alene Tribal Housing Authority

Suzanne Anarde, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Russ Kaney, Enterprise Community Partners

Karl Ory, Housing Assistance Council Western Office

Moderated by Former Senator Kit Bond

2:15 – 2:30 PM Networking break

2:30 – 3:15 PM Community Lenders and the Role of Small Banks

Ron Haynie, Independent Community Bankers of America

Brenda Hughes, First Federal

Dave Wilson, Independent Director, Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle

Moderated by Ed Brady, Brady Homes

3:15 – 3:30 PM Closing Remarks

Former HUD Secretary Henry G. Cisneros

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