How to find a housing counseling service
You may be eligible for housing counseling services. A housing counselor can advise you on buying a home, renting, defaults, foreclosure prevention, homelessness, and credit problems.
Here are some resources to help you find a housing counselor:
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) housing counseling services | HUD sponsors a nationwide network of experienced housing counselors. For a list of HUD housing counseling agencies or HCAs by state, visit the HUD website or call 1-800-569-4287.
- HOPE NOW | HOPE NOW is an alliance between mortgage services companies and non-profit housing counseling organizations. It provides resources to help homeowners avoid foreclosure.
- Housing counseling services in New York State | Homeowners in New York can obtain a list of HUD approved non-profit HCAs in New York at the HUD.gov website.
- Housing counseling services in Hawaii | Click on the link to view a list of HUD approved HCAs in Hawaii at HUD.gov.