Conference and Events

HUD Industry Update Meeting - Denver, May 15, 2019

The Denver HUD Multifamily office, along with the Western Mortgagee Advisory Council (WMAC), invites you to attend an Industry Update Meeting on Thursday, May 30, 2019.

RSVP:    Email your name, company and email address to Linda.Gillette@cbre by May 15, 2019.

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

Who:     MAP Lenders (2 attendees per company). Attendees are not required to be a WMAC member. Limited to 60 attendees. After May 15th, the 2 person limit will be lifted.  If space allows,  names on waiting list will be notified they may attend.

When:   Thursday, May 30, 2019 from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm. Box lunch will be provided.

Where: Denver HUD Office, 1670 Broadway, Denver, CO, 80202.

Agenda will include updates on the following topics:

  • HUD and Regional Updates
  • Environmental Issues (particularly Noise and Floodplains)
  • Local Markets from HUD Economist
  • 221(d)(4) LIHTC Pilot
  • New REAC Protocol
  • Opportunity Zones

20th Annual Western HUD Lender's Conference

September 9 - 11, 2019 | The InterContinental Hotel, San Francisco, CA.

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Please join us at the 2019 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 (each attendee must submit the conference fee in addition to membership).
3. Reserve your hotel early once your conference registration is paid. Limited rooms remain!
4. Visit our Web Site for updates.

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2019 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 15th. The WMAC’s Form W-9 for your company’s Accounts Payable Department is attached below.

NEW THIS YEAR - - > If paying by check, complete the online membership via Eventbrite. Under “Payment Method” select “Pay by check”. Make check payable to “Western Mortgagee Advisory Council” and send with completed registration form to: Western Mortgagee Advisory Council, PO BOX 193301, San Francisco, CA 94119. Payment is due in 30 days.

WMAC Online Membership Link

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2019 Annual Conference Registration

 Event:             2019 Western Mortgagee Advisory Council (WMAC) Annual Conference

Participants:   WMAC Corporate and Associate Members and HUD staff

Agenda*:         *Updated as of 3/13/2019

      Monday, September 9, 2019
  • 12:00 pm – Lunch
  • 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Conference
  • 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm - Reception
      Tuesday, September 10, 2019
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm - Conference
  • 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm - Reception
      Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    • 9:00 am to 11:00 am - Lender and HUD Roundtable (Invitation Only)
    • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm – Optional 221(d)(4) Training
      • What This Training Is – A basics or “101” level training for (d)(4) transactions. It is meant to augment the MBA FHA Underwriting course that focuses only on 223(f)s.
      • What This Training Is Not – This training is NOT for the (d)(4) Pilot. Separate training for the Pilot has been or will be provided at other regional lender conferences.
      • Who Should Attend – Less experienced lender (underwriter trainee, analysts, processors) or HUD staff that want to learn more about underwriting (d)(4)s transactions.

Location:             InterContinental, 3rd Floor, 888 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Conference        $ 600 per person, Early Bird Discount up to June 15th

Registration:      $ 700 per person for payments received June 16th or later.

Conference Registration must be completed with a credit card by visiting our online registration portal. Conference Registration is available until August 8th or until the conference is sold out, whichever comes first. The WMAC’s Form W-9 for your company’s Accounts Payable Department is attached. 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.

NEW THIS YEAR - - > If paying by check, complete the online membership. Under “Payment Method” select “Pay by check”. Make check payable to “Western Mortgagee Advisory Council” and send with completed registration form to: Western Mortgagee Advisory Council, PO BOX 193301, San Francisco, CA 94119. Payment is due in 30 days.

Online Conference Registration Link

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2019 Hotel Accommodations

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 Fitness Room, Indoor Lap Pool and the Michelin-starred Luce Restaurant.

Discounted Rate: $319/night. Group rates will be extended to 3 days after meeting dates, subject to rate and group room availability at the time of the reservation. Book your room early. There are very limited rooms for Sunday night.

Hotel Deadline: The discounted rate will be available until August 8th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Hotel Reservations: The initial block of rooms has been sold out. Going forward the Hotel Link will only be issued to confirmed attendees.

Hotel 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.

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2019 Sponsorships Opportunities

Submit your interest on the Sponsorship Inquiry Form

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For more information visit our website or contact:

Linda Gillette, Phone (415) 772-0203, General Inquiry Form

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Prior Events

2018: 19th Annual Western HUD Lender's Conference

September 19th-21st, 2018 | The InterContinental Hotel, San Francisco, CA.

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Thank you to all those who attended our 2018 conference, including local and regional HUD staff. Presentations are now posted.

Prior Event: HUD Industry Update Meeting

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

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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 Linda.Gillette@cbre.com 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

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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

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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.