2020 City of Huntsville Housing Expo

​November 14, 2020 / 10 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

The 2020 City of Huntsville Housing Expo is transitioning to online virtual programming due to the current public-health pandemic. The 2020 Housing Expo will be conducted online on November 14, from 10 a.m. until 3:45 p.m. Hear from local and national subject matter experts on the topic of homeownership. Live sessions will give participants an opportunity to interact with panelists. These live sessions will be complemented by pre-recorded panels available for the first time on November 14.

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The Sessions – November 14, 2020

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Mary Ellen Judah, Executive Director, Neighborhood Concepts, Inc.

Russell L. Bennett, LGSW, PhD, CEO, Collaborative SolutionsKathy Mann, Real Estate Broker & HUD-approved Housing CounselorLauretta Patrice Moore, Planner, City of Huntsville Community Development DepartmentSherry McFerrin, Program Director and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Certified Housing CounselorYaShika Ray, Director of Programs, Community Action NetworkShakira Ellis, Community Development Officer, CenterState/South State Bank

Michelle Gilliam Jordan, FAICP, Executive Director, Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments (TARCOG)

Dennis Madsen, Manager of Urban and Long Range Planning, City of HuntsvilleScott Erwin, Interim Director of Community Development, City of HuntsvilleQuisha C. Riche, Esq., Deputy Executive Director, Huntsville Housing Authority

Turkessa Coleman Lacey, Planner III, Community Development, City of Huntsville

Constance J. Wilson, Retired Professor of Urban Planning, Alabama A&M UniversityHolly Ray, Managing Attorney, Huntsville office of Legal Services AlabamaStaci Gilliam, Program and Compliance Division Director, HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO)

Cathy Puett Miller, Community Impact Director, United Way of Madison County

Lydia Weeks, M.S., Alabama Cares Program Coordinator, TARCOG-Area Agency on Aging DivisionAnn N. Anderson, Executive Director, Care Assurance System for the Aging and Homebound (CASA) of Madison CountyRodney McCallie, Housing Construction Specialist, City of Huntsville's Community Development DepartmentL. Thomas Ryan, Jr., Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program, Ryan Hicks Cumpton & Cumpton, LLP

Lady Franciscar Kassama, AICP, Planner, City of Huntsville

Johnny Hollingsworth, Community Resource Officer, Huntsville Police DepartmentTurkessa Coleman Lacey, Planner III, Community Development, City of HuntsvilleJennique Robinson, ALC, Domestic Violence Program Director, Crisis Services of North AlabamaRa'Jahmel White, Counselor and Bridge Team Manager, Wellstone Behavioral Health


Packed with information for current and future residents, and small businesses, the City of Huntsville 2020 Expo will offer workshops and exhibitors—including government agencies, nonprofit community organizations, lenders and realtors, that will provide invaluable information and guidance for:

  • Homeowners: Remodeling and repair information/demonstrations
  • Homebuyers: Purchasing assistance resources
  • Tenants: Knowing your rights
  • Seniors: Aging in place and estate planning
  • Housing Counseling: Financial literacy training and credit counseling

This is your opportunity to learn firsthand from industry leaders who are ready to educate and assist you with your housing needs. The Expo will also have prizes and giveaways. In essence, the Expo is a ONE STOP SHOP for all the resources you are looking for related to housing and community development.


At the City of Huntsville 2020 Housing Expo, you have a front-row seat to a full lineup of dynamic leaders, keynote speakers and other housing/real estate professionals.

The 2020 Housing Expo is targeted at an industry and people involved or interested in all aspects of the housing market. Exhibiting at the 2020 Housing Expo can be a great way to advertise to a target market and create brand awareness. Vendors will be open to a large and diverse range of audiences (general public). The Expo provides Vendors with a platform to promote their product or service to a broader group that may have little or no knowledge of their products and services. Being involved in the 2020 Housing Expo can provide opportunities to partner with other business and create a customer base from the participants visiting your display booth.

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