The Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee (HCFAC) was established to advise HUD’s Office of Housing Counseling (OHC) to meet its mission to provide individuals and families with the knowledge they need to obtain, sustain, and improve their housing through a strong national network of HUD-approved housing counseling agencies and HUD certified counselors. The HCFAC consists of 12 individuals. The memberships represent the mortgage and real estate industry, consumers and HUD-approved housing counseling agencies.
On April 9, 2018, HUD published a Federal Register Notice announcing vacancies on the HCFAC. HUD sought nominations to fill 8 vacancies. Of the 8 new members, 2 each must represent one of the following 4 categories: mortgage industry, real estate industry, consumers, and HUD-approved housing counseling agencies. The nomination period is now closed. Applications were due on May 9, 2018 at 11:59:59 PM.
On May 10, 2018, HUD published the Federal Register Notice announcing the HCFAC meeting on May 22, 2018. The Meeting Notification includes the meeting details, RSVP information, instruction for public comment, and further information. The public was invited to attend this one-day meeting by phone; registration was available on a first-come, first-served basis and closed on May 18, 2018 at 5:00 PM EDT.
The following materials from the May 22, 2018 meeting are available:
This Federal Register Notice announced the March 1 HCFAC meeting. The Office of Housing Counseling released a Meeting Notification that set forth the meeting details, RSVP information, instruction for public comment, and further information. The Committee meeting was held on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The meeting was open to the public and was accessible to individuals with disabilities.
The following materials from the March 1, 2018 meeting are available:
This Federal Register Notice announced the May 2017 HCFAC meeting and set forth the proposed agenda. The Committee meeting was held on Monday, May 15, 2017. The meeting was open to the public and was accessible to individuals with disabilities.
The HCFAC convened a public meeting from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 via teleconference. Twenty-four members of the public registered to attend.
View the HCFAC February 8th Meeting Minutes.
HUD convened the first meeting of the HCFAC on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. The meeting was held at HUD Headquarters, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410 and via conference phone. The public was invited to attend. Details about the meeting and the meeting registration process have been published in a recent Federal Register Notice.
View the HCFAC November 1st meeting.
View the HCFAC November 1st Meeting Minutes.