The Office of Housing Counseling Bridge Newsletter -
Quarter 4 2020

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Quarter 4 2020, Volume 8 Issue 4

Housing Counseling at a Distance

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Housing Counselor Certification: Progress Toward the Final Compliance Date

HUD gives an update on the progress agencies are making toward certification.

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Five Steps to Success: Taking the HUD Housing Counselor Certification Exam Online

HUD highlights tips for a housing counselors to become HUD certified while maintaining social distancing.

BCRHA Housing Counselors Meghan Blauvelt and Christin Prue

Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority: Helping Tenants During COVID-19

The Berkshire County Regional Housing Authority (BCRHA) provides tips and lessons learned about providing effective rental counseling to tenants during COVID-19.

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Doug Wiles from Debthelper.com: Connecting with Clients Through Humor

Debthelper.com's Doug Wiles provides expertise a few “dad” jokes to connect with clients.

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St. Johns Housing Partnership Success Story

St. Johns Housing Partnership helps a client obtain an adjustable rate mortgage during a difficult time.

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Hampton Roads Community Action Program: Engaging Communities Through EnVision Centers

Using the EnVision Center, HRCAP Housing Department has been able to bring housing counseling services to one of the most vulnerable neighborhoods.

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NCSHA: Providing Housing Counselors with Rental Assistance Information During COVID-19

NCSHA shows critical components of state HFA emergency rental and mortgage assistance programs established in response to the COVID-19 national emergency.

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Creating and Implementing a Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)

HUD provides guidance on developing an Emergency Response Plan and a COOP.

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2020 Housing Counseling Intermediary Virtual Education and Networking Conference

HUD's 2020 Housing Counseling Intermediary Virtual Education and Networking Conference provides Housing Counseling Program updates and best practices.

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