Conference and Events

19th Annual Western HUD Lender's Conference

September 19th-21st, 2018 | The InterContinental Hotel, San Francisco, CA.
Conference Registration is SOLD OUT! No wait list is being taken.
Only pre registered ticket holders may attend as no day of event registrations will be taken. No refunds. Substitutions allowed up to 8/19.

Please join us at the 2018 Western Mortgagee Advisory Council (WMAC) Annual Conference by following the directions below:

  1. Join or renew your company’s annual WMAC Membership (one company membership is required for conference attendance).
  2. Register your company’s employees for the conference after you have verified membership. The conference registration is a second process.
  3. Hotel - as of 6/22/18 the block of discounted rooms is SOLD OUT. Contact Hotel directly for rooms at regular rate.

2018 Annual Membership Dues

  • $525 – Corporate Membership (available to approved MAP lenders)
  • $325 – Associate Membership (available to entities involved in HUD multifamily loans, including appraisers, consultants, architect / cost reviewers, attorney, surveyors, title companies, etc.)

One membership payment covers all employees of the Member Firm for a period of one year from January 1 to December 31st.

Company membership may be completed with a credit card by visiting our online membership portal. Membership payments are appreciated by April 1st.

WMAC Online Membership Link

2018 Annual Conference Registration - registration is closing 6/30/18

Event:                  2018 Western Mortgagee Advisory Council (WMAC) Annual Conference

Participants:      WMAC Corporate and Associate Members and HUD staff

Start time:          Noon, Wednesday, September 19, 2018

End time:            Noon, Friday, September 21, 2018

Location:             InterContinental, 5th Floor, 888 Howard St, San Francisco, CA

Conference        $ 600 per person, Early Bird Discount up to June 30th.

Registration:      Note: Conference is SOLD OUT and we will not be taking additional registrations after 6/30/18

Attendee List:     Will be available to registered attendees at the conference.

Agenda:              2018 Agenda Summary - Topics & Times

Conference Registration must be completed with a credit card by visiting our online registration portal. Conference Registration is available until June 30th. The WMAC’s Form W-9 for your company’s Accounts Payable Department is available upon request. If your company is not a current WMAC member, please complete the online Membership application and pay the annual dues. Current members are listed on our website. If you are interested in being a conference sponsor, participating on a panel, or have specific topics you would like covered, please contact Jeremy Frankel.

Online Conference Registration Link

2018 Hotel Accommodations – new venue this year!

InterContinental, 888 Howard St., San Francisco, CA 94103

The InterContinental San Francisco Hotel, a graceful tower of translucent cool-blue, soars 32 stories above the vibrant South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood of San Francisco, and is among the city's most admired landmarks. It offers a 12 room Spa, Fitness Room, Indoor Lap Pool and the Michelin-starred Luce Restaurant.

Discounted Rate: $289/night. Group rates will be offered 2 days prior and 2 days after meeting dates, subject to rate and group rooms availability at the time of the reservation. Update: The discounted block is SOLD OUT. Please contact the hotel directly to reserve at the current rate.

Hotel Deadline: Update: No additional discounted rooms are available. Please contact the hotel directly to reserve at the current rate.

Hotel Reservations: Use this Hotel Link for the group discount or call 1-866-781-2364. Call if you are experiencing problems with early bookings.

The Group Code is: NI8

Cancellation Policy: Individual cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to the date of arrival to avoid loss of first night’s deposit. Reservations can only be cancelled by calling the hotel directly and obtaining a cancellation number from a reservation agent.

2018 Conference Links:

2018 WMAC Online Membership Link

2018 WMAC Online Conference Registration Link

2018 Hotel Link

2018 WMAC Membership Invoice for Check Payments

2018 WMAC Conference Invoice for Check Payments

Contact us:

If you are interested in being a conference sponsor, participating on a panel, or have specific topics you would like covered, please contact Jeremy Frankel.

For all other questions contact: Linda Gillette, Phone (415) 772-0203, Email:

HUD Industry Update Meeting

May 31st, 2018 | Denver HUD Office, 1670 Broadway, Denver, CO, 80202


Who: MAP Lenders (2 attendees per company)*

When: 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

Cost: Free. WMAC will be sponsoring the box lunches for attendees

RSVP: Send your name, company and email address to by May 16, 2018*

*Limited to 60 attendees. After May 16th, the 2 person limit may be lifted if space allows
*Attendees are not required to be a WMAC member.
Topics Covered

  • Local Markets from HUD Economist
  • Davis Bacon wages
  • Environmental / HEROS / Partner Worksheets
  • Underwriting Trends
  • Legal Issues and Process
  • Asset Management
  • Other areas of interest

Prior Event: 18th Annual Western HUD Lenders' Conference

September 18th–20th, 2017 | Curtis Hotel, Denver, CO


Thank you to all those who attended our 2017 conference, including local and regional HUD staff. See you next year in San Francisco!

Prior Event: HUD Industry Update Meeting

June 29th, 2017 | San Francisco HUD Multifamily Office


Topics Covered

  • Results of West Region Multifamily Transformation
  • West Region Multifamily Production/Pipeline
  • HEROS Worksheets
  • Status of 221(d)(4) LIHTC Pilot

Note: Industry Update Meetings are open to all MAP lenders (limit two per company).
WMAC membership is not required.