The state of the housing counseling industry
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Home ownership,
  • Information services,
  • Foreclosure,
  • House buying,
  • Housing policy,
  • Prevention,
  • Real estate counselors

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Christopher E. Herbert, Jennifer Turnham, Christopher N. Rodger
ContributionsTurnham, Jennifer, Rodger, Christopher N., United States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Office of Policy Development and Research
LC ClassificationsHD7287.82.U6 H47 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24894574M
LC Control Number2010443879

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The National Industry Standards for Rental Housing Counseling Draft: May Purpose of the Standards To ensure consistency in the quality of rental counseling and educational efforts nationwide, and adopt industry best practices. In order to best serve clients, organizations providing rental counseling and individual counselors agree to adopt the. On July 9, , HUD housing counseling intermediaries and housing industry stakeholders gathered and reviewed recommendations of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Housing Commission, “that housing counseling and education must be a central component of any strategy to expand homeownership opportunities” We then set forth to. Housing Counseling grant from HUD through this NOFA. The term “Applicant” includes the agency’s branch or branch offices identified in its application. 3. Branch. An organizational and subordinate unit of a local housing counseling agency, multi-state organization, regional or national intermediary, or state housing finance. experience, the National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling were drawn from a variety of sources, including existing standards used by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and local, regional and national housing counseling agencies. Input on the Standards was gathered by the.

Housing Counseling program of a regional or national intermediary, or State Housing Finance Agency. The affiliate organization is incorporated separately from the regional or national intermediary or state housing finance agency. An affiliate is: (1) duly organized and. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development | 7th Street S.W., Washington, DC Telephone: () TTY: () Find the address of the HUD office near you. The inaugural State of the Nation’s Housing report in noted that the majority of Americans were well housed and some conditions have improved since then. More than 40 million units have been built over the past three decades, accommodating 27 million new households, replacing older homes, and improving the quality of the nation’s housing stock. The Housing Counseling Disaster Recovery Toolkit is an online guide created to help Housing Counseling Agencies (HCAs) prepare for disaster events and engage with local partners that receive funding following disasters. This toolkit is for HCAs, Intermediaries, State Housing Finance Agencies, and Multi-State Organizations seeking to play an active and effective role in local disaster .

HUD published the Final Rule for Housing Counseling Certification in the Federal Register on December 14, , revising the regulations governing HUD’s Housing Counseling Program, 24 C.F.R. Part This rule implements statutory requirements that housing counseling required under or provided in connection with all HUD programs will be provided by HUD-Certified Housing Counselors. Report on the State of the Housing Counseling Industry This study provides a systematic overview of the housing counseling industry. The study covers all types of education and counseling services, including services for people seeking to purchase homes, for existing homeowners, for renters, and for people experiencing homelessness. Florida Housing administers the State Housing Initiatives Partnership program (SHIP), which provides funds to local governments as an incentive to create partnerships that produce and preserve affordable homeownership and multifamily housing. The program was designed to serve very low, low and moderate income families. The study draws on four distinct data sources to provide a multifaceted exploration of the housing counseling industry: In-depth interviews with national and regional intermediary organizations and state housing finance agencies that support the housing counseling industry; a detailed survey of all HUD-approved counseling agencies conducted over the Internet with telephone follow-up; analysis of program data .