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May/June 2019, Volume 7 Issue 09

Building the Vision for the Next 50 Years

The Office of Housing Counseling is concluding a yearlong celebration of its milestone 50th anniversary with an exciting event on June 26, 2019, focusing on the future of the housing counseling industry. Building Tomorrow Together will include a keynote speech by HUD Secretary, Ben Carson, and remarks by Housing Counseling Deputy Assistant Secretary, Sarah Gerecke.

The event, which runs from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT in the auditorium of the HUD Headquarters building in Washington, D.C., will feature three panels with industry leaders, influencers, and stakeholders engaging in candid, compelling conversations about the future of housing counseling.

Since 1968, the HUD Housing Counseling Program has been committed to serving the needs of homebuying consumers and a legion of stakeholders. It 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 homeowners’ biggest investment
  • Guidance to help homebuyers avoid default and foreclosure
  • Training, tools, and promotional materials designed to assist HUD-approved housing counseling agencies provide vital services

For more information, view the 50 Years of Housing Counseling page.

Housing Counseling 50th Anniversary

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