The ECHO – Raise the Roof

You're invited to join our first Virtual “House” party on both nights of the Conference! Customize your own avatar. Play trivia in the conference hall. Network in a private or group conversation. Show off your best dance moves at the concert or drive a speedboat around the beach!

Once you are in, pick your avatar's outfit, and get familiar with the experience!

After registering for the conference, you should have received an email from 'The Echo' ( that will ask you to register and download the platform you'll need to enjoy the party. You should have also received the download link in emails from the Ohio Housing Conference.

Note: To participate, you must download the application. Additionally, if your company's firewall blocks the installation of The Echo, you will need to contact your IT team for assistance or use a personal computer. If you have any additional questions, please email

Want to test how much random information you know? Stop by the conference hall for trivia at the times listed below!

Hosted by: Dauby, O'Connor & Zaleski

December 1, 2020 @ 5:15pm-9:00pm

Sponsored by: Huntington Bank

Tuesday's concert on the beach features Tony Lucca, a finalist on NBC's The Voice, and a popular Nashville singer/songwriter.

Tony Lucca

5:15pm – Doors Open
5:30pm – 6:30pm - Tony Lucca Concert @ Beach
6:30pm – 7:30pm - Live Trivia with DOZ @ Conference Hall
7:30pm – 8:30pm - Tony Lucca Concert @ Beach
Sponsor Meeting Rooms @ Team Suites

December 2, 2020 @ 5:00pm-9:00pm

Sponsored by: Lument

Wednesday's concert on the rooftop features Ernie Halter, whose soulful/R&B sound is sure to please.

Ernie Halter

5:00pm – Doors Open
5:15pm – 6:15pm - Ernie Halter Concert @ Stage Roof
6:15pm – 7:15pm - Live Trivia with DOZ @ Conference Hall
7:15pm – 8:15pm - Ernie Halter Concert @ Stage Roof
Sponsor Meeting Rooms @ Team Suites

Colleague Connections

Colleague Connections are 15 topic-focused chat rooms where attendees can network with industry peers, share best practices, and discuss our industry's emerging issues and trends. Rooms are limited to 50 attendees each. Sharing your microphone and/or webcam is optional.

December 1, 2020 @ 5:15pm-6:15pm
December 2, 2020 @ 5:00pm-6:00pm

• COVID-19
• Emergency Housing Assistance
• Eviction and Homelessness
• Fair Housing Act
• Federal Outlook: Election Aftermath #1
• Federal Outlook: Election Aftermath #2
• Healthy Housing Design
• Housing Policy: Data and Analytics
• Multifamily: Equitable Development
• Multifamily: Financing #1
• Multifamily: Financing #2
• Organizational Leadership
• Permanent Supportive Housing
• Seniors: Housing, Services and Technology
• Single Family Housing
• Y15