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

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 in person connected to the Housing Design Summit conference, February 23-25, 2022 in Dallas, Texas.* 
  • One virtual in late September 2022.

*A small fee will apply. 

2021 NHTI Council Members

New Home Trends Institute members have the opportunity to apply to join one of four councils focused on home design trends, master plan trends, consumer trends, and single-family rental/build-for-rent trends.

Fill Out the Council Application

Applications are due by Friday, November 12, 2021. 

Once we review your application information, we will reach out to you with next steps.