The Office of Housing Counseling Bridge Newsletter - March/April 2019

March/April 2019, Volume 7 Issue 08

Building a Culture of Engagement

From the Deputy Assistant Secretary

From the Deputy Assistant Secretary

Sarah Gerecke Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Housing Counseling covers what’s in this month’s issue.

Featured Stories

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Housing Counseling Profile: Judy Hunter

This Housing Counseling profile features Rural Community Assistance Corporation’s (RCAC) HUD Program Manager Judy Hunter.

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Bridging the Gap: Education Training

Continuing education is important because it keeps housing counselors apprised of new tools and methods of engagement in the ever-evolving housing industry.

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Mapping Your Path to Certification

With less than 18 months until the housing counseling certification deadline, consider using these tips to map out your path to preparing for and passing the HUD Certified Housing Counselor Certification Exam.

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Champion of Service: Cora Fulmore

In 2012 Cora Gordon Fulmore created the Diverse Resource Network (formerly The Counselor’s Corner), the first online resource center for housing counseling professionals.

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From the Field: HUD-Certified Housing Counselors Share Keys to Success

The Housing Counselors at the Harford County Housing Agency word together to have every counselor pass the certification exam.

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Modifying a Mortgage, Saving a Life

The St. John’s Housing Partnership helped 77 year old Carol Mickler Watters save her home by modifying her mortgage.


Communication Tools for Every Consumer

The Office of Housing Counseling has designed several suites of informative collaterals targeted at consumers who are at varying stages of the housing counseling process.

Training Digest

View upcoming training opportunities through HUD and its partners in the Training Digest.