What areHousing Oregon'sIndustry SupportConferences?

Housing Oregon’s Industry Support Conferences bring together hundreds of participants to discuss issues, successes, and challenges related to affordable housing. As an attendee, you’ll benefit from extensive networking, skill-building and innovative idea sharing provided through conference sessions that cover the range and variability of an affordable housing and community development practitioners' work. Popular sessions have included workshops on fair housing rules, innovative ideas for funding housing development, and speakers on equity, diversity, and inclusion. 

Our next conference is on:

April 24, 2018

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Salem Convention Center

Registration begins March 1, 2018

Spring 2018

Conference Call For Presenters

The Call for Presenters for Spring Conference 2018 is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Maria Washington. Stay tuned for the Fall Call for Presenters soon.

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Conference Sessions

Conference sessions are organized around six learning tracks that are related to affordable housing and community development practitioners’ work. These tracks include:


Housing Oregon has a limited number of scholarships available to staff or volunteers of member organizations to attend the conference.  Scholarships can be used to cover the cost of registration, lodging and travel. Opportunities will be available soon.


The success of the Industry Support Conference is a result of many dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers.  Are you ready to join the team and earn a free ticket to the conference? Opportunities will be available soon.

2017 Innovator's Award

Presented by Bank of America

Previous Industry Support Conference Highlights

Conference FAQ

Visit Housing Oregon’s website to see a current list of Voting and Affiliate Members on the Our Become A Member page.  For questions or to become a member, contact Maria Washington via email or at (503) 223-4041.

Yes, there are a limited number of scholarships available for Housing Oregon members. Contact us for more details.

Yes, you may update your registration information at any time using the link embedded in your registration confirmation receipt.  You may also contact Maria Washington for assistance.

No, you do not need a printed ticket.  Your payment and registration information will be available at the event.  You may also register the day of the event for an additional fee.

Refunds will be issued up to 10 days prior to the Conference.

Dress code is business casual. We recommend dressing in layers as room temperatures can fluctuate.

The Oregon Convention Center is easily accessible by car, bike and public transportation. Parking is available at for an hourly fee. There is also metered street parking available. Please visit the Oregon Convention Center’s parking webpage for more details.

Yes, we will have hotel information posted soon.  You can also find other accommodations through Travel Portland’s Hotel Deals website.

Contact Maria Washington via email or by phone at  (503) 223-4041