National Communities Council (NCC) Spring Forum
Wednesday, April 19

The NCC Spring Forum is a day-long 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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This event requires an additional registration and can be added onto any Congress & Expo registration.

(Until 3/17/2023)
(3/18/2023 – 4/14/2023)
(After 4/14/2023)


7:00 AM – 8:00 AMRegistration
8:00 AM – 8:30 AMCoffee & Networking
8:30 AM – 9:45 AMPerspectives from Industry Leaders
Join the executives of some of the nation’s largest manufactured home community
operators as they discuss their views about the state of the market and what the
future looks like for land-lease communities.
9:45 AM – 10:00 AMNetworking Break
10:00 AM – 11:00 AMMaking the Next Acquisition
Interest rates and inflation have increased dramatically in the last year but the need
for attainable housing remains strong. Industry insiders will share what you need to
know – including financing options and due diligence – when acquiring your next
manufactured home community.
11:00 AM – 12:00 PMUsing the Fair Housing Act to Overcome Local Zoning Barriers
By nearly all measures land-lease communities have grown significantly in the last
decade. Yet there are still zoning and other local government challenges that must
be overcome. Learn about strategies to defeat local government opposition by
understanding fair housing arguments.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMNetworking Lunch
1:00 PM – 1:45 PMMHI Community of the Year Awards Presentations
Winning communities will be recognized and representatives from each community
will participate in a brief panel discussion regarding why their properties are rated the
best in the business.
1:45 PM – 2:30 PMInfluencing Industry Perceptions by Telling Your Story
Manufactured home community owners and operators provide quality affordable
housing opportunities, a commitment to serving residents, and a strong community
focus. Learn how to leverage your success in these areas to increase the positive
perception of land-lease communities.
2:30 PM – 3:15 PMNational Industry Issues to Watch
With an increasing focus on tenant protections and the rise of rent control legislation
across the nation, hear about how these issues are impacting, or could impact,
community operations and management.
3:15 PM – 3:30 PMNetworking Break
3:30 PM – 4:30 PMCommunity Sales Trends & Outlook
Gain perspectives from leading lenders, brokers, and community owners as they
discuss current market conditions for buying, selling and refinancing communities.