Schedule of Events
Subject to change
Wednesday, November 14
Join us for a private evening reception as we convene, connect, and prepare for the conversations and collaborations to come.
Thursday, November 15
All Attendee Breakfast
The State of the Island of Puerto Rico
An examination of the conditions on the island immediately after Hurricane Maria and the current day, identifying obstacles and opportunities. What’s working and what challenges remain?
A Look Into Assistance Policies and Programs
An insider examination of the policies and programs shaping the recovery of Puerto Rico, including updates from GSEs, FHA and the Disaster Housing Assistance Program (DHAP), and FHA “ Disaster Standalone Partial Claims.”
An Island in Crisis: Foreclosures on the Rise
With forbearance plans and moratoriums expired, foreclosure volume on the island is approximately 20,000. What strategies are being deployed to prevent foreclosure activity and allow recovery to take full effect?
Rebuilding, Better, Stronger Homes for a Brighter Tomorrow
Home structures need to change to better meet conditions on the island. Hear from top executives at Home Depot on what products have been developed and introduced to assist in a providing better built homes.
Lunch Featuring a Keynote Speaker
Noerena Limón, SVP Public Policy & Industry Relations, NAHREP
Boots on the Ground
A group discussion engaging property preservation experts on critical issues emerging from vacant and abandoned properties, as well as what needs to be done to secure and protect neighborhoods.
Reaching Out to Lift Up
A unique session that examines borrower outreach initiatives designed to provide mortgage relief and assistance to homeowners.
Legal Services Update
What are the complexities and variances in processing foreclosures? What flexibility do law firms have to mitigate a loss and how effective are these programs?
Key Takeaways and Action Items
Friday, November 16
All Attendee Breakfast
Real Estate Update: An Examination of Property Values
An in-depth review of fluctuations in home values post-Maria and what the valuation forecast looks like in the months and years ahead.
Real Estate Update: Inventory Managment
The management of distressed assets across the island is an intricate and complicated process. Hear from subject experts describe strategies and process design to expedite sales and resume homeowner occupancy.
Real Estate Update: Affordable Housing Initiatives
Providing affordable housing is a key component to stabilizing communities and the local economy. This session reviews programs in effect and results to date.