HUD Office of Housing Counseling
2021 Community Conference

August 9-12, 2021

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Attendees

All HUD-approved housing counseling agencies were invited to attend this year's conference, as well as national, regional, and local industry stakeholders interested in partnering with housing counseling agencies.

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Expectations

Through four days of engaging and interactive sessions participants connected with HUD and each other on Housing Counseling Program updates and best practices. Networking was available for conference participants through the Whova app.

Monday, August 9, 2021

Session 1

Conference Kick Off and Annual Updates

12:00 – 12:30 PM EDT

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Session 2

From Policy to Impact: Racial Equity and the Mortgage Industry

1:00 – 2:00 PM EDT

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Session 3

The Role of Housing Counseling Agencies in Advancing Racial Equity

2:30 – 3:30 PM EDT

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Session 4

Utilizing FLEC and Project Reach to Achieve Racial Equity

4:00 – 5:00 PM EDT

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Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Session 1

Financial Well-being in Housing

12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT

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Session 2

Preventing Foreclosure Amid COVID-19

2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT

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Session 3

Preventing Eviction Amid COVID-19

3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Session 1

Housing Counselor Certification Update

12:00 – 12:30 PM EDT

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Session 2

A Conversation with the Office of Housing Counseling Directors

12:30 – 1:30 PM EDT

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Session 3

Addressing the Unique Requirements of the HECM Product

2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT

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Session 4

Partnerships that Support Community Based Housing Counseling

3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT

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Thursday, August 12, 2021

Session 1

Emerging Innovations in Housing Counseling

12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT

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Session 2

Wrap Up Q&A with the Office of Housing Counseling Directors

1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

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Session 3

Closing

2:30 – 3:00 PM EDT

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