The 2023 Rental Housing Advocacy and Legal Summit (RHALS), formerly Government Affairs Roundtable (GART) and Legal Symposium, is NAA's event that connects and educates government affairs professionals and volunteers while discussing pressing rental housing industry issues happening all over the country.

RHALS offers attorneys an opportunity to earn CLE credits while discussing the trends, threats and challenges facing the rental housing industry. It is a must-attend event for all industry professionals seeking to stay informed and prepared to contend with the ever-evolving world of rental housing law and regulation.


If you have any questions about attending, please contact Ben Harrold (Rental Housing Advocacy) or Lauren Shelton (Legal Summit).


Programming for RHALS is designed specifically for governmental affairs professionals, affiliate volunteers and legal professionals. Therefore, registration is limited and NAA reserves the right to reject registration of anyone that does not meet the criteria. 

Registration for suppliers is available to event sponsors only. Contact [email protected] if interested in sponsorship.

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Disclaimer: NAA reserves the right to reject registration applications for the Rental Housing Advocacy & Legal Summit (RHALS).

Registration pricing

Registration Fee:  $499

Registration fee includes: Access to all General Sessions, Education, and Tuesday Welcome Reception.  Breakfast will be provided Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  Lunch will be provide Tuesday.

Questions about registration?

Please contact Meghann Patterson.


Schedule Subject to Change

Tuesday, August 1

8 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.


9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Opening General Session

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lunch / Legal and Advocacy Roundtable (LART)

1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Networking Break

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.


2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. 

Concurrent Sessions (2)

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.


5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Welcome Reception - Offsite

Wednesday, August 2

8 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.


9 a.m. – 10 a.m.


10 a.m. - 11 a.m.


11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions (2)

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch on Own

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.


3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 

Networking Break

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.


Thursday, August 3

9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

12 p.m.

Conference Concludes

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Education sessions will be available in May 2023. 

Experience and Travel Information

Placed on Chicago’s famed Michigan Ave, the all-suite Omni Chicago Hotel puts you in the heart of The Windy City. Centrally located along the Magnificent Mile, world-class shopping, stunning views and premium culinary destinations are all within reach. As Michigan Avenue’s only all-suite hotel, Omni Chicago Hotel offers luxury hotel suites with a spacious living area set apart from the main sleeping room. Explore the best of the city including Chicago’s skydeck, Millennium Park, Navy Pier and multiple museums.

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