50 Years of Housing Counseling

HUD Housing Counseling: Building Tomorrow Together. In Celebration of Homeownership Month

Building Tomorrow Together

The Office of Housing Counseling (OHC) is concluding a yearlong celebration of its milestone 50th anniversary of the HUD Housing Counseling Program. We’re culminating this achievement with an exciting event on the future of the housing counseling industry, Building Tomorrow Together.

The event will include several discussions on important topics in housing counseling, a keynote speech by HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson, and remarks by Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Office of Housing Counseling Sarah Gerecke.

Date: June 26, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Where: HUD Auditorium
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington D.C.

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HUD Secretary Ben Carson

HUD Secretary Ben Carson

Deputy Assistant Secretary Sarah Gerecke

HUD Deputy Assistant Secretary
Sarah Gerecke

50 Years Strong

Since 1968, the HUD Housing Counseling Program has been committed to the needs of home-buying consumers and its legions of stakeholders. The Housing Counseling Program provides a comprehensive array of invaluable information, education and resources, including but not limited to the following:

  • Resources and information to consumers and stakeholders at every stage of the housing process
  • Do-it-yourself workshops and classes to help maintain and improve your biggest investment
  • Guidance to help homebuyers avoid default and foreclosure
  • Training, tools, and promotional materials designed to assist HUD-approved housing counseling agencies in providing their vital services

Happy Birthday, Housing Counseling!

HUD employees, housing counseling agencies, and partners from across the country joined the party, creating a collective happy birthday shout-out to our fantastic first fifty years! Watch and share the videos below: