2019 Governor's Conference on Housing and Economic Development


Planning for the 2020 conference is underway,
and we want you to be a part of it!

Know someone who would make a great panelist? What are some trending topics you want to know more about? Send us your suggestions for conference sessions and speakers! But don’t wait: Session proposals are due by February 7. Your contribution will help us shape the insightful and thought-provoking agenda for the state’s premiere housing and economic development forum. 

While we welcome multiple submissions, it is not necessary to contact your suggested speakers. Speakers will be contacted once sessions are approved.

Submit your session suggestions today!

Questions? Contact Cynthia Gonzalez at njhousingconference@njhmfa.gov.


Dr_SoariesThank you to all of our attendees, speakers and exhibitors for making the 2019 Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development such a success!

With over 1,200 registrants, including 137 speakers and keynote speaker Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr., the conference continued to build on the foundations of a stronger and fairer economy in New Jersey to expand housing opportunities affordable to all, create new jobs and develop opportunities for innovative industries.

We’d like to congratulate once again our 2019 award winners for their dedication and continued community investment in the fields of affordable housing and economic development.

Check out our award winners! 

On behalf of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority, thank you again and save the dates for next year’s conference: September 22-23.

We look forward to seeing you next year in Atlantic City!