Unparalleled Networking with Housing Industry Experts

Applications for the New Home Trends Institute's 2022 exclusive members-only councils are now open. They will be structured as confidential forums for dialogue in a small group setting.

We are looking for council members with 10+ years of experience in the industry and leaders on what’s next. Members should be able to contribute their expertise to help solve the industry’s most complex issues. We are accepting applications from across the industry, including architects, builders, developers, building product designers, interior designers, etc.

Four Council Themes

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Home Design Trends

Led by Jenni Nichols
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Master Plan Trends

Led by Ken Perlman
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Consumer Trends

Led by Mikaela Arroyo
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Single-Family Rental/Build-for-Rent Trends

Led by Deana Vidal

Council Leaders


Jenni Nichols

Director, DesignLens

Ken Perlman

Managing Principal

Mikaela Arroyo

Director, New Home Trends Institute

Deana Vidal

Senior Manager, Trend Consulting

Around 20 People Per Council

  • There is no limit on how many applicants per company we will consider.
  • Limit one council seat per individual. Others within your office may join a different council.

Two Meetings Per Year

  • One virtual connected to the New Home Trends Summit on February 24, 2022.*
  • One virtual in late September 2022.

*A small fee will apply. 

2022 NHTI Council Members

Council Application

2022 councils are currently filled, but we are accepting applications for 2023. Please reach out to an NHTI team member for a guest seat at the fall council meeting.