2023 Housing Leadership Summit

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Join us on Sep. 25 and 26, 2023, in Bloomington, Minn., to hear from an incredible lineup of industry professionals, thought leaders and policy experts helping change the housing policy landscape for the better, all ready to share knowledge and expertise.

With panel discussions, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities, the Housing Leadership Summit is a can’t-miss event for housing advocates and industry association leaders.

Monday, Sept. 25 – Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023
Hyatt Regency – Bloomington
3200 E 81st St
Bloomington, MN 55425


Housing Leadership Summit Agenda

Tentative Agenda. All speakers are scheduled to appear.

Monday, Sept. 25, 2023

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Welcome Reception

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023

8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:45 a.m. Industry Professionals Panel
9:45 a.m. 2023 State Legislative Recap 
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
Legal Advocacy
– Crafting A Message That Resonates
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. Keynote | Jerusalem Demsas, Staff Writer for The Atlantic
12:45 p.m. Break 
1:00 p.m. Zoning Modernization: Legislators’ Perspective
2:00 p.m. 2024 Policy Outlook 
2:45 p.m. Wrap Up

Panelists include: Tanner Avery, Frontier Institute; Nick Erickson, Housing Affordability Institute; Alex Fernandez, Vinyl Siding Institute; Salim Furth, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; M. Nolan Gray, California YIMBY; Jamie Tharp, Pulte Homes; Tony Wiener, Cardinal Homes; MN State Rep. Jim Nash (R), MN State Rep. Larry Kraft (DFL), Beth Wanless, Zillow Group