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Federal Reserve Bank District Dialogue: Highs & Lows of the Housing Market

February 23, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 8:15 pm


Thursday, February 23, 2023
5:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Deadline to RSVP: 10:00 a.m., Monday, Feb. 20


About this event

On Thursday, February 23 the Richmond Federal Reserve is hosting this year’s first installment of their District Dialogues public discussion series. The theme is the Highs and the Lows of the Housing Market.

Whether you’re a realtor, potential home buyer, loan officer, renter, property investor or local business leader, you’ll walk away with a better understanding of recent housing market trends and what they mean for the broader economy. During the session, you will hear from leading industry experts on:

      • Why housing costs rose dramatically during the pandemic
      • Why affordable housing is so difficult to find
      • What rising interest rates mean for both buyers and renters
      • How today’s trends influence people’s decisions about where to live

District Dialogues is a moderated discussion with some of the leading experts in the industry, along with Bank economists, who’ll share the impact of the current trends on the broader economy.

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Richmond Panel:

      • Renee Haltom, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
      • Kartik Athreya, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
      • Jim Tobin, National Association of Home Builders
      • Greta J. Harris, Better Housing Coalition

7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Conversation with Baltimore Experts:

      • Nichole Battle, CEO, GEDCO
      • Willy Moore, President, Southway Builders (Class of 2017)
      • Moderated by David Sachs, Executive Director, The Leadership

8:15 p.m. – Adjourn
Food & drinks will be served from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. and coffee and desserts from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m.

NOTE: The event is held in Richmond and will be live streamed. The Baltimore Branch’s program includes watching the panel in Richmond—with the opportunity to interact and ask questions—and afterward hear from Baltimore-based experts.

Invited programs: The Leadership, Leadership Anne Arundel, Leadership Baltimore County, Leadership Howard County

Location: 502 South Sharp Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. Onsite parking will be available.

Please note:

All guests must register and present ID to gain entry to the Federal Reserve Building.  


Please e-mail info@theleadership.org.


February 23, 2023
5:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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