Housing Counseling Intermediary
Virtual Educational and Networking Conference

 

 

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HUD-approved Intermediaries, State Housing Finance Agencies, & Multi-State Organizations

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Through four engaging and interactive sessions participants connected with HUD and each other on Housing Counseling Program updates and best practices

Sessions

Session 1

Plenary: Updates from HUD's Office of Housing Counseling

The conference opened with a welcome from the Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary and Housing Counseling Program updates related to Housing Counselor Certification. OHC Directors from the Office of Policy and Grant Administration, Office of Oversight and Accountability, and Office of Outreach and Capacity Building.

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Session 2

Partnering with the Financial Literacy Education Commission (FLEC)

This session covered FLEC’s purpose and partnership with HUD and other Federal Agencies. Participants learned about the benefits of FLEC for housing counseling agencies and clients.

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Session 3

COVID-19 Lessons Learned and Beneficial Resources

Panelists shared innovative and sustainable virtual solutions for providing housing counseling remotely and how to address fraud and scams. Panelists also discussed the impact of the CARES Act on housing counseling.

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Session 4

Connecting EnVision Centers and Housing Counseling Agencies

Participants learned about HUD EnVision Centers, the effective partnerships they have in communities across the country, and how Intermediaries and subgrantees are working with EnVision Centers to better serve their clients.

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Speaker Bios


Maureen Anderson

Maureen Anderson

GreenPath, Inc.

Director of Compliance and Network Oversight

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Karen Bellesi

Karen Bellesi

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)

Director of Community Development and Community Affairs

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Danberry Carmon

Danberry Carmon

HUD’s Office of Housing Counseling

Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Deputy Assistant Secretary’s Office

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Terry Carr

Terry Carr

HUD’s Office of Housing Counseling

Senior Advisor of the Deputy Assistant Secretary’s Office

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Phyllis Ford

Phyllis Ford

HUD’s Office of Housing Counseling

Deputy Director of Oversight and Accountability

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Terri Francis

Hampton Roads Community Action Program (HRCAP)

Director, Family Services and Housing

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Kelly Gill-Gordon

Kelly Gill-Gordon

Virginia Housing

Director of Grant Programs and Initiatives

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Ivery Himes

HUD’s Office of Field Policy and Management

Deputy Director for Disaster Initiatives

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Karen Hoskins

Karen Hoskins

NeighborWorks America

Vice President of National Homeownership Programs and Lending

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Ron Jauregui

Ron Jauregui

Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection at Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Community Affairs Specialist

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Jerrold Mayer

HUD’s Office of Housing Counseling

Director of the Office of Outreach and Capacity Building

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Bruce Neas

Bruce Neas

Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Attorney-Advisor, Consumer Education

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Jessica Russell

Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Mortgage Data Assets Program Manager

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Sophie Sahaf

Sophie Sahaf

Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Deputy Assistant Director

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Brian Siebenlist

HUD’s Office of Housing Counseling

Director of the Office of Policy and Grant Administration

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Dana Wade

Dana Wade

Federal Housing Administration

FHA Commissioner

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Amanda Ward

Amanda Ward

HUD’s Office of Single Family Housing Asset Management

Servicing Relationship Manager

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Kenneth Worthey

Kenneth Worthey

National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)

Financial Literacy and Outreach Analyst

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Jill Yu

Jill Yu

Field Branch Chief

HUD’s Office of Field Policy and Management

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