CFAA Virtual Rental Housing Conference 2021 continues May 27, June 10 & June 17

The CFAA Virtual Rental Housing Conference 2021 is continuing with three more education sessions over the next few weeks:

  • Property Management Software – front line and back office: Thursday, May 27
  • Utility Metering for ESG: Thursday, June 10
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Rental Housing: Thursday, June 17

Each presentation will take place from 3:00 to 4:00 pm* EDT. More detailed descriptions of each session are found below.

*(12:00 to 1:00 pm PDT, 1:00 to 2:00 pm MDT/CST, 2:00 to 3:00 pm CDT, 4:00 to 5:00 pm ADT)

Each event will open at 2:30 pm EDT, and will remain open until 5:00 pm EDT, to allow for additional networking with attendees, sponsors and the panelists.

The cost to attend each session is $40 + tax. CFAA Direct and Affiliate Members are eligible for a discount. To obtain your discount code, please email

Each live presentation can be be bought on its own or as part of the Full Presentation Package, which provides the recordings at a reduced price.

These events will take place in the networking platform, Remo. For details on how to navigate the platform and troubleshoot in the event of any issues, please watch CFAA’s Remo Instructional Video and read the Attendee FAQ. If you have any issues not addressed in either the video or FAQ, please contact CFAA at

Additionally, the Sponsor Tradeshow Booths are still available for viewing at Check out what the special offers and door prizes the sponsors have to offer! CFAA does not disclose your contact information unless you explicitly consent.

The Property Management Software – front line and back office presentation takes place on Thursday, May 27, from 3:00 to 4:00 pm EDT.

Hear rental housing experts discuss key issues in using software:

  • for frontline operations, including leasing packages, rent collection systems, tenant communication systems and other systems,
  • for back-office operations, including procurement and accounts payable, managing work and scheduling, revenue management, and accounting systems,
  • in impacting on client service,
  • that will continue to be used after the pandemic is over, and
  • making sure the front-line systems work well with the back-office systems.

Q & A, small group discussions and networking will follow each panel’s end time.

The Utility Metering for ESG presentation takes place on Thursday, June 10, from 3:00 to 4:00 pm EDT

Hear rental housing experts discuss:

  • How ESG achievements are measured and evaluated.
  • Why are ESG ratings considered so important.
  • How utility metering supports ESG through reporting, internal benchmarking, using real time data for optimization, submetering to reduce consumption, and metering to educate and motivate tenants.

The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Rental Housing presentation takes place on Thursday, June 17, from 3:00 to 4:00 pm EDT.

Hear rental housing experts discuss:

  • Why is Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) so important for rental housing providers?
  • How can everyone benefit from EDI?
  • What are the key issues in EDI for rental housing?
  • Why is CFAA involved?
  • What is CFAA planning to do?

Thank you to everyone who attended the Awards Presentations, Networking Event and Tradeshow!

For those who were not able to attend the events for any reason (or anyone who wants to revisit a booth), you can still access the Tradeshow booths on the CFAA website. See what our sponsors have to offer, enter door prize draws and check out the new virtual reality used by Gryd to power the booths.

CFAA does not share your contact information with exhibitors unless you specifically consent. However, some of the exhibitors are providing door prizes and other incentives for visitors. To be eligible, you will need to leave your contact info on the contact form at whichever booth you choose. The contact form appears in the shape of an envelope in the top right corner of the screen.