Housing Counseling Outreach Materials

This page focuses on outreach to the general public to increase awareness of the benefits of housing counseling services. This page provides updates on important Housing Counseling outreach activities and resources, such as National Homeownership Month and Disaster Recovery Flyers, as well as downloadable Housing Counseling Works banner ads, flyers, and fact sheets on target service areas.

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Flyers, Posters, and Fact Sheets

If your housing counseling agency is interested in ordering the below materials for free, please review Order Materials for instructions.

Flyers, Brochures, and Posters

These flyers are also available on HUD.gov in Arabic, Creole, French, Korean, Laotian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

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Disaster Recovery Flyers

These flyers are a helpful tool when participating in short-term and long-term disaster recovery outreach events in your area. View the flyers in all languages and color schemes.

Behind on Your Mortgage?

Fact Sheets and Flyers

Reverse Mortgages Counseling Flyer

Reverse Mortgage Counseling Fact Sheets and Flyers

Rental Counseling Flyer

Rental Counseling Fact Sheets and Flyers

Post Purchase Counseling Flyer

Post Purchase Counseling Fact Sheets and Flyers

Homeless Counseling Flyer

Homeless Counseling Fact Sheets and Flyers

Foreclosure Prevention Flyer

Foreclosure Prevention Fact Sheets and Flyers

First-Time Homebuyer Flyer

First-Time Homebuyer Fact Sheets and Flyers

Budget and Financial Literacy Flyer

Budget and Financial Literacy Fact Sheets and Flyers

Fair Housing Flyer

Fair Housing Flyers

Social Media and Media Relations

COVID-19 Outreach Materials for HUD Participating Housing Counseling Agencies

These electronic COVID-19 outreach materials assist HUD participating housing counseling agencies with their client outreach on the web and social media.

The Social Media 101 Toolkit provides counselors with the knowledge needed to establish a social media presence and engage with consumers online. Within this toolkit, counselors will find everything they need to disseminate information about HUD participating housing counseling to their valued clients and ultimately increase awareness of HUD participating housing counseling.

The Media Relations Toolkit assists Housing Counseling Agencies (HCAs) in understanding how the local media in their communities are powerful influencers of consumers and can work to engage with them to raise awareness about counseling services. This toolkit provides best practices and tips for communicating with the media to help agencies with their media relations outreach.

Homeowner's Guide to Success

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the Homeowner's Guide to Success as part of a public-private partnership between federal agencies and industry partners. The guide provides homeowners with information on the critical first steps to take if they are at risk of missing a mortgage payment or facing foreclosure.

Read the Press Release announcing this new guide.

Homeowners Guide to Success

Download the Homeowner's Guide to Success

Guides Available in Other Languages


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Arabic Download the guide in Arabic
Chinese Download the guide in Chinese
Farsi Download the guide in Farsi
French Download the guide in French
German Download the guide in German
Portuguese Download the guide in Portuguese
Russian Download the guide in Russian
Spanish Download the guide in Spanish

Ordering Free Housing Counseling Materials

Agencies can order up to 25 copies of each of the below materials free of charge from HUD’s Direct Distribution Center by contacting renee.m.davis@hud.gov or calling 1-800-767-7468 to place an order.

Item Number

Material Name

10755 Beat the Odds with Housing Counseling Poster
10727 Don’t Be a Victim of Cons and Scams (English)
10728 Don’t Be a Victim of Cons and Scams (Spanish)
10694 First-Time Homebuyer’s Guide: Credit 101 (English)
10733 First-Time Homebuyer’s Guide: Credit 101 (Spanish)
10693 First-Time Homebuyer’s Guide: Housing Counseling and You (English)
10732 First-Time Homebuyer’s Guide: Housing Counseling and You (Spanish)
10695 First-Time Homebuyer’s Guide: Mortgage 101 (English)
10734 First-Time Homebuyer’s Guide: Mortgage 101 (Spanish)
10729 First-Time Homebuyer’s Guide: on the Money (English)
10731 First-Time Homebuyer’s Guide: on the Money (Spanish)
10729 Homeowner’s Guide to Success (English)
10730 Homeowner’s Guide to Success (Spanish)
10750 Homeowner’s Guide: Dealing with Default Brochure
10751 Homeowner’s Guide: Facing Foreclosure Brochure
10752 Homeowner’s Guide: Keys to Successful Ownership Brochure
10697 Housing Counseling Smart Move Brochure
10698 Housing Counseling Smart Move Flyer (English)
10735 Housing Counseling Smart Move Flyer (Spanish)
10740 Housing Counseling Smart Move Poster (English)
10699 Housing Counseling Smart Move Poster (Spanish)
10754 Renter’s Guide: Renting 101 Brochure
10753 Renter’s Guide: The Bottom Line Brochure
10737 Turn To a HUD-Housing Counselor (English)
10736 Turn To a HUD-Housing Counselor (Spanish)


2021 National Homeownership Month: Advancing Racial Equity in Homeownership

June is National Homeownership Month (NHM) and has been officially declared by Presidential Proclamation since 2002. During this month, HUD celebrates the benefits that homeownership brings to individual and families across the nation. In this discussion on June 24, 2021, participants heard from national and local agency perspectives on what can be done to advance the dream of homeownership – and the security and wealth creation that comes with it – into a reality for more Americans.

HUD Celebrates National Homeownership Month 2021

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National Homeownership Month 2020: Social Distancing and Its Effect on the Housing Industry

On June 23, 2020, the Office of Housing Counseling hosted a panel discussion on social distancing and its effect on the housing industry. This virtual discussion explored the innovative concepts the industry is using to meet the challenges and demands posed in this current environment.

National Homeownership Month 2020

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Building Tomorrow Together

To celebrate Homeownership Month, the Office of Housing Counseling (OHC) hosted a half day conference, Building Tomorrow Together, to explore emerging housing counseling industry issues. The event featured three panels: Maximizing the Value of Housing Counseling; The Changing Face of Housing Counseling for Consumers; and What’s on the Horizon for Housing Counseling?