2015 HomeSmartNY Statewide Conference

Paving the Way for Sustainable Homeownership
September 20-21, 2015
Hilton Albany, 40 Lodge Street, Albany, NY

Conference and Pre-Conference Events Sponsored by:
New York State Office of the Attorney General
NeighborWorks America
Federal Home Loan Bank of New York
M&T Bank
Anchor Partners
OneTitle National Guaranty Company

Greeting from US Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro

Greeting from NYS Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman

Conference Presentations

Hot Topics Affecting Counseling

How Can We Create More Sustainable Homeowners

Update on the Homewonership Protection Program

Breakout Session: What’s New In Financial Coaching

Breakout Session: New Tools for Addressing Vacant and Abandoned Properties



2015 HomeSmartNY Conference Summary Agenda

2015 HomeSmartNY Conference Speaker Bios

HomeSmartNY Membership Form Fillable

HomeSmartNY 2014-2015 Achievements


Conference Planning Committee


Michelle Di Benedetto, Long Island Housing Partnership
Sherri Eckles, SONYMA


Eileen Anderson, NeighborWorks America
Susan Belanich, New York Mortgage Coalition
Doug Dylla, Doug Dylla Consulting
Karyn Hausknecht, Belmont Housing Resources of WNY
Stephanie Lane, Housing Resoruces of Columbia County
Michael Meade, NYS Office of the Attorney General
Ellie Pepper, Empire Justice Center
Lucy Raimes, Center for NYC Neighborhoods
Sandi Santoro, Affordable Housing Partnership Homeownership CEnter
Joan Spilman, US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Courina Yulisa, Center for NYC Neighborhoods