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The Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association

Welcome to the Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association's Website. Our mission is to make great communities happen in Maryland by offering continuing professional development and other valuable services to our members that will enable them to excel in their practice. We advocate for excellence in planning, promoting education and citizen empowerment, and providing our members with the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change. We hold a biennial conference, produce a regular newsletter, and offer regular educational and networking opportunities to our members across the state.


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26th Annual Affordable Housing Summit

  • Bethesda North Marriott Conference Center 5701 Marinelli Road North Bethesda, MD, 20852 United States (map)

We Need You to Join the Conversation

Changes in government have created uncertainty around housing policy and funding at the federal and state levels. To respond to these shifts, we need to have an even bolder conversation--one that better explores the potential gaps in affordable housing and digs more deeply into the local ideas that can sustain our progress.

Scroll down to read about the experts and leaders we'll be bringing together for our annual Summit on May 5. Then make sure to register this week to receive our special Early Bird rate.



Expert Panelists, Speakers, and Awardees Include:


-Ben Cardin, U.S. Senate

-Jamie Raskin, U.S. House of Representatives

-Paul Sarbanes, former U.S. Senator

-Rick Padilla, Denver Office of Economic Development

-Nicole Ferreira, New York City Housing Authority

-Ken Holt, MD Secretary of Housing and Community Development

-Adrianne Todman, DC Housing Authority

-Sheila Crowley, National Low Income Housing Coalition

-Chris Estes, National Housing Conference

-Lisa Sturtevant, Regional Demographics Consultant

-Ron Paul, EagleBank


*Note: Realtors and Architects are eligible to receive Continuing Education credits

Earlier Event: April 29
Walter Reed Dreams
Later Event: May 11
Morgan State Super Jury