Solving Homelessness Together

Fwd: Register now for the 2017 Housing Works! Conference

Want a great conference and the beach? … then this is it.
Elizabeth Dillard
Homeless Resource Network
2221 Second Avenue
PO BOX 811
Columbus GA 31902
Fax- 706.571-0707

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From: Housing Works! 2017 Conference <>
Date: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 9:08 AM
Subject: Register now for the 2017 Housing Works! Conference

We are thrilled to announce our 2017 Keynote Speakers  
Brett Esders, Nan Roman and Diane Yentel.

The 2017 Housing Works! Conference will be held Nov. 15-17, 2017 at the

Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, AL. More information about the conference is available on the conference website at:


Instructions for using the New Registration Process 

1. For each person registering, you will need to create an account with Collaborate. There are two available account options: standard or student.
PASWHA member account is not available for HW!)

A unique email address is required for each person. Standard conference registration rate is $235.00. Student registration rate is $160.00. 
2. After you are logged into a Collaborate account, go to the Housing Works! registration page. You will need to put the conference component into your cart.  
3. If you need a discount for a group rate, one-day rate or speaker rate, please contact Jenny for the promo code. Group rate and one day attendance rate are both $185.00.
4. Payment is available by credit card or by check. Checks should be made payable to Collaborative Solutions, Inc. 

**Note: For multiple people registering together, you may pay together with one check. Please include a list of names of all people whose registration is covered with the check. 

5. You should receive a confirmation email for creating an account and a separate email for registering for the conference.   

Checks should be made payable to Collaborative Solutions, Inc.
Address to mail payment:
Collaborative Solutions, Inc.
Attn: Jenny Camp/2017 Housing Works!
P.O. Box 130159
Birmingham, AL 35213-0159


Hotel information

If you would like to make a hotel reservation at the Perdido Beach Resort, call (800) 634-8001 or visit perdidobeachresort.comYou may identify yourself as a participant of 2017 Housing Works! Conference, Booking ID #14218. The room block is full, but the hotel should still have rooms available.


Sponsors and Exhibit Tables 

We are excited to announce that our list of sponsors for this year's conference is growing! Regions Bank, BB&T, BBVA Compass, Enterprise Community Partners, BancorpSouth, Mediware Information Systems, the Alabama Housing Finance Authority, TBG Residential, Guilford Partners, the Alabama Association of Realtors®, First US Bank, Trustmark National Bank and Neighborhood Concepts have all generously given to the Housing Works! Conference. Their support allows the conference to create crucial programming that addresses the ongoing issues of poverty and the lack of safe, decent, and affordable housing in our region. Thank you to all of our sponsors for your contributions to ending housing instability and homelessness!

Topics that will be offered at the conference include: 

Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH)
Affordable Mortgage Lending Resources
AHFA's Multifamily Rental and Single Family Home-ownership Programs
Asset Based Community Development: How partnerships with community can create home
By Name List and Coordinated Intake
Changes to HMIS Standards
Coordinated Entry in Rural Settings
Compassion Fatigue and Self-Care Techniques
Expanding Healthcare Access for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness
From Allocation to Form 8609
Housing as Healthcare
Housing for Persons Reentering the Community from the Prison System
Integrating Health and Sustainability with Affordable Housing
Kids Home Initiative by Siemer Institute
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Basics
Mixed-Income Housing
Partnering with Public Housing Authorities
Permanent Supportive Housing for Youth
Providing LGBTQ+ Affirming Spaces and Services
Social Enterprises
Spreading Prosperity and Improving Opportunity
Strategies and Challenges for Domestic Violence Survivors experiencing Homelessness
System Performance Measures
Tribal Culture and Rural Housing in Indian Country
Youth Homelessness
and many more……


Please contact Jenny Camp at (205) 939-0411 ext. 208 or

We look forward to seeing you November 15-17, 2017
at the Perdido Beach Resort!


The 2017 Housing Works! Conference is made possible by:
Collaborative Solutions, Inc., P.O. Box 130159, Birmingham, AL 35213-0159
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