National Communities Council (NCC) Spring Forum
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

The NCC Spring Forum is an event exploring trends and practices of manufactured home community owners and operators. The forum delivers a unique learning opportunity to discuss issues including market trends & acquisitions and national industry issues to watch. It also shows best practices for owners and operators and provides excellent opportunities for professional networking. If you’re involved with manufactured home communities whether as an owner/operator, service provider, lender or consultant this event is for you!

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Schedule as of March 20, 2024. Subject to change. All times are in Pacific and will not be recorded.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Learning from the Best

This year’s MHI Community Awards winners will share the winning practices that have taken them to the top. A panel of representatives from this year’s Community Operator of the Year and Land-Lease Communities of the Year will share their tips and tricks that make their operations so successful.


11:00 AM – 12:00 PM The Year Ahead for Manufactured Housing Communities

Moderator: Patrick Revere, Publisher, MHInsider
Panelists: Judah Aderet, Principal, Princeton Capital Group
James Cook, President, Yale Realty & Capital Advisors
Aron Procuniar, Associate Director, Berkadia

Community lenders and brokers share the insight you’ll need for success in your next acquisition or refinance. Hear what the market looks like today and projections that can help you prepare your property for the best lending terms available.


12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Networking Lunch


1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Emerging Issues

Speakers: Scott Simpson, SMGB Law
Spenser Templeton, SMGB Law
Daniel Weber, SMGB Law

Manufactured housing operates in an ever-evolving legal and regulatory environment. From recent legislation efforts to litigation strategies and impacts, learn about the latest topics that affect the manufactured housing industry and ways to mitigate risk and advocate the value proposition of land-lease communities.


2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Beyond the Headlines: Rent Control Research

Speaker: Mary Donovan, Principal, NDP Analytics

Rent control proposals continue to emerge in legislatures across the country. MHI’s research firm will share insights about the impacts of rent control to provide you with useful information to set the record straight if rent control is proposed in your market.


2:30 PM – 2:45 PM Networking Break


2:45 PM – 3:30 PM MHI Advocacy Update

Speaker: Dr. Lesli Gooch, Chief Executive Officer, Manufactured Housing Institute

Federal policymakers are talking about housing policy more than ever before due to rising housing costs around the country. Hear about how MHI is getting manufactured housing at the forefront of the dialogue about the need to produce more housing at attainable prices. MHI’s CEO will talk about how the association is elevating manufactured housing at the federal level and supporting state associations as they confront challenges and expand opportunities for manufactured housing.