HUD's Office of Housing Counseling Training
OHC Funded Partner Training Sessions
Other Training Partner Training Sessions
Membership is free and all CreditSmart® webinars are free. Cost to attend other webinars is $50 each. Membership is required to register for webinars. Most webinars have a short online test afterwards to get continued education hours' credit and Certificates of Completion. To see all posted webinars, please go to the DRN Shopping Cart. At this time, scholarships are not available.
Upcoming Webinar Sessions
Free Recorded Webinar Videos
The Single Family Housing Direct Loan Division is excited to announce four new webinar training sessions which have been posted to the Forms and Resources page:
- Determining Annual, Adjusted, and Repayment Income
- Credit Requirements
- How to Become an Intermediary
- The Role of the Intermediary
For questions regarding training please contact Tammy Repine of the USDA RD Single Family Housing Direct Loan Division at: (360) 753-7677 or at: email@example.com.
Virtual Tax-Exempt 501(c)(3) Workshops are available for educational institutions and will help nonprofits apply for and maintain their 501(c)(3) status.
Access the free, self-paced online housing course, Smart About Money, to learn about a variety of housing topics.
CFPB Financial Education Exchange (FinEx) is a place where financial educators, practitioners, counselors, researchers, and others can share information and best practices, learn from one another, advance their work, and see what CFPB is doing to help consumers.
Upcoming Webinar Sessions
For more information on training sessions, visit the CFPB FinEx.
FHFA presented a Duty to Serve Overview Video. The Duty to Serve (DTS) requires Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to facilitate a secondary market for mortgages on housing for very low-, low-, and moderate-income families in: Manufactured housing, Affordable housing preservation, and Rural housing. Watch the video.
NCSHA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization created to advance, through advocacy and education, the efforts of the nation’s state HFAs and their partners to provide affordable housing to those who need it.
- Housing Credit 101: In six sessions available to stream on demand, NCSHA’s Housing Credit 101 Workshop offers expert training on the fundamentals of development, finance, investment, and compliance.
Virginia Housing has posted training videos for nonprofit agencies and consumers. Visit their YouTube channel to view all their current training offerings for housing counseling.
FHA webinars are open to FHA-approved servicers and FHA-approved housing counselors. A valid company email address and FHA 5-digit lender and/or agency ID are required at the time of registration.
- COVID-19 Recovery Loss Mitigation Options Webinar
- Carta al Acreedor Hipotecario 2021-18 Sobre Opciones de Mitigación de Recuperación de Pérdidas Causadas por el COVID-19
For additional information, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn strategies to enhance community and organizational development as well as successful capacity building for your community, organization, or business from HUD Professional Staff working with the Faith and Opportunity Initiative.
The Organizations Preparing for Emergency Needs (OPEN) training is designed to empower community-based organizations to better prepare for incidents with ten preparedness actions and guidance on developing disaster response plans. OPEN includes both a self-guided training and a downloadable instructor kit that guides participants on how to identify risks, locate resources, and take preparedness actions.
FEMA offers free self-paced courses designed for people who have emergency management responsibilities and the general public.
FEMA also offers a weekly podcast on disaster planning. The FEMA Podcast is an audio program series available to anyone interested in learning more about the agency, hearing about innovation in the field of emergency management, and listening to stories about communities and individuals recovering after disasters.
FEMA National Exercise Program
FEMA will hold additional exercise support rounds in the spring and fall of 2022.
For questions, contact FEMA at NEP@fema.dhs.gov.
JCHS hosts seminars, lectures, and panel discussions to bring together housing practitioners, researchers, and policymakers.