National Communities Council Spring Forum
Monday, May 6; 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (tentatively)
Separate registration required

Event Early
(Until March 29, 2019)
(March 23 – May 2, 2019)
(After May 3, 2019)
NCC Spring Forum Add On
(If purchased with CE Registration)
$180 $230 $240

What is the Spring Forum?
The National Communities Council Spring Forum is a day-long seminar specifically designed around manufactured home community owners and operators. If you’re involved with manufactured home communities, whether as an owner/operator, service provider, lender or consultant, this well-attended event is for you. With an emphasis on providing practical solutions and take-home value to help you with your business TODAY, it provides informative content to address the needs of community owner/operators of all sizes.

The 2019 NCC Spring Forum schedule is being confirmed. Check back for updates soon!

2018 NCC Spring Forum Schedule
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
7:00 – 8:00am Registration
8:00 – 8:45am Coffee & Networking
8:45 – 9:00am

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Jenny Hodge, Vice President, MHI National Communities Council
Steve Schaub, CEO, YES! Communities

9:00 – 10:00am

Culture IQ: Planting & Inspiring Greatness
Greatness can only be planted, hatched and inspired within a winning, impact-focused culture.  An organizational culture has everything to do with how greatness develops and results are achieved. Let us dive into the IQ of culture and explore the KEY ways to water and grow the planted seeds: our employees, future goals, collaborations, growth and a winning, grateful attitude. 

Presented by Liz Dulberger.  Liz is an organizational & leadership adviser, coach, author and speaker. Liz works with organizations, leaders, entrepreneurs, real estate investors in and out of the spotlight within North America and Europe.

10:00 – 10:15am Networking Break
 10:15 – 11:15am

The State of the Market in 2018
Trends in community sales, acquisitions and deals. What’s happening in the market today? Are financing sources tightening or loosening requirements?  What are investors seeking in today’s market? This session will feature a moderated panel discussion on trends in the manufactured housing community asset class. Hear a variety of perspectives across the spectrum of lending, valuation and investing. 

Moderator: Ryan Welsh, PNC Real Estate
Panelists: Mike Callaghan, Four Leaf Properties
                 Dan Dinn, Freddie Mac
                 Bruce Nell, Colliers

11:15am – 12:15pm

Caution with Lease Option
Are you utilizing lease agreements with an option to purchase?  Come hear how one state’s Attorney General is targeting commonly used provisions in land-lease communities.  Learn how to design your lease option agreements for improved legal compliance.

Panelists: Jeff Barringer, McGlinchey Stafford
                Mark Lifset, McGlinchey Stafford

12:15 – 1:15pm Networking Lunch
1:30 – 2:15pm

MHI Regional Community of the Year Awards Presentation
Winning communities will be recognized and representatives from each community will participate in a brief panel discussion regarding their properties.

2:15 – 3:15pm

Managing Residents Who Misbehave
This seminar will discuss the best approaches to maintaining good relations with community residents and how to handle those who sometimes misbehave. Topics will include rules that should be included in a park’s regulations and different ways to enforce community rules when necessary, including the use violation notices, injunctions and evictions proceedings.

Dan Rudderow, Rudderow Law Group

 3:15 – 3:30pm Networking Break
 3:30 – 4:30pm

Compliance Hot Spots in Consumer Finance & What to Do About Them
A practical overview of the federal regulatory issues that apply to the financing of manufactured homes—everything from marketing, application, underwriting, closing and collections. How to stay out of trouble with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and an update on its leadership changes. Bring your compliance questions.

Panelists: Hurshell Brown, Hudson and Cook
                 Ron Gorsline, Hudson and Cook

 4:30pm Closing Comments & Announcements




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