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Mark your calendars for the 20th Annual NJNAHRO Conference and Trade Show. The conference will be held at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa Wednesday through Friday November 16 - 18, 2011.

On Wednesday morning there will be a meeting of the Board of the Public Housing Authorities Joint Insurance Fund (NJPHAJIF), the Executive Board of New Jersey NAHRO will hold a business meeting. Come and join us and see how YOUR organization works for you. In addition, there will be a session on the Success Stories Using CDBG and HOME Funds, New PHAS and SEMAP Rules featuring Clare Russ and Brian Alten from PHA Finance Asher and Company. Saul Ramirez will address the audience at lunch to review the ongoing changes occurring at HUD and the Vouchering Out Of Public Housing. In the afternoon there will be another session by PHA Finance Asher and Company on Managing After the Funding Cuts, a session on Partnering with Habitat for Humanity, the FREE Weatherization Program and Fraud, Waste and Mismanagement by the HUD OIG. On Thursday there will be a HUD Update, and Deputy Assistant Secretary David Vargas will meet with us again to discuss his new role as the head of REAC. There will also be a session on Bed Bugs, the outstanding session that received overwhelming positive feedback last year, a session by the MEL showing their new website for Employment Practices, Anthony Marchetta, Executive Director of NJHMFA will be back to discuss new and innovative ways to develop affordable housing, Working with NJHMFA. We will hold a special session on “HUD’s Energy Incentives and Energy Performance Contracts with representatives from Siemens Building Technologies and Honeywell. Of course we will once again have the overwhelmingly successful session, Commissioners Success Stories and other Commissioner Leadership Sessions. On Friday morning we will have featured guests from the Newark Field Office as well as Washington, DC to discuss the future of public and assisted housing. We will also be giving away the Big Screen TV and the other prizes.

All of the sessions have been developed to provide staff as well as Executive Directors, Commissioners and Attorneys with the tools and strategies you will need to build a more effective and efficient organization. In addition, there will be Exhibitors displaying quality products and services and many opportunities to meet and discuss with them your specific problems and/ or concerns.

Coupled with the outstanding response to our past Conferences, we know that the demand will once again be overwhelming. Early notice is being to you so that you are not shut-out.

We have only been able to reserve a block of 90 rooms for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Many people were unable to reserve a room at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa or even attend the conference last November because they did not register early enough. You can stay at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and also attend the League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City. Attached is a reservation form. You can register by mailing or faxing a registration form. However, your registration will not be valid until payment is received. Registration is strictly limited in each state course.

August 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLouis Riccio