Housing Counselors

Purpose

Where You Live is Your Choice

created on Sun, 2015-11-29   •   updated on Thu, 2017-01-12
Poster showing a Black mother and daughter: Don’t let anyone tell you differently. We found the home of our dreams, but the real estate agent said she thought we would be more comfortable in a different neighborhood. But I know it’s illegal to steer prospective homeowners to or from certain neighborhoods based on race or national origin. Report racial steering and put an end to it. Like we did. Fair housing is your right. Use it. Formatted for Bus Shelter. HUD website/phone for contact info.Open Publication

Run Fast (Predatory Lending)

created on Wed, 2017-04-05   •   updated on Wed, 2017-04-05
This radio PSA explains how to recognize predatory lending and what to do about it.Open Publication

Directions (Foreclosure Prevention)

created on Wed, 2017-04-05   •   updated on Wed, 2017-04-05
This radio PSA advises how to save your home from foreclosure and locate a free HUD-approved Housing Counselor.Open Publication

Beat the Odds with Housing Counseling

created on Fri, 2017-03-31   •   updated on Wed, 2017-04-12
One-page infographic outlines what housing counseling is and how it can help.Open Publication

Fair Lending - Learn the Facts

created on Wed, 2017-03-08   •   updated on Wed, 2017-03-29
Understanding fair lending, and the law that governs it is important for everyone. Knowing how your fair housing rights are protected under the federal Fair Housing Act can help you recognize lending discrimination.Open Publication

The Attorney General’s 2015 Annual Report to Congress Pursuant to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act Amendments of 1976

created on Mon, 2016-08-01   •   updated on Tue, 2017-04-18
In 2015, the Civil Rights Division achieved significant results in fair lending enforcement, including filing and settling the federal government’s largest redlining case in history. Since the start of 2015, the Division filed four cases addressing discriminatory patterns of pricing discrimination in the interest rate markups charged by automobile dealers to borrowers, resulting in over $62 million in relief for victims. The Division settled two redlining discrimination cases in two different regions of the country. In addition, the United States Supreme Court sided with the DOJ in affirming...Open Publication

Do's & Don'ts: Saving Your Home

created on Tue, 2016-03-08   •   updated on Wed, 2017-02-01
This video, created by the Northwest Fair Housing Alliance, suggests Do’s & Don’ts for Homebuyers, for protected class members, on how to avoid foreclosure scams when researching ways to save one’s home from possible foreclosure. No captions.Open Publication

Facts & Tips for Homebuyers with Disabilities

created on Tue, 2016-03-08   •   updated on Wed, 2017-02-01
This video created by the Northwest Fair Housing Alliance presents facts, tips, and suggestions for homebuyers who have disabilities and the many resources that are available to them, as well as the signs of possible discrimination. No captions.Open Publication

Do's & Don'ts for Homebuyers

created on Tue, 2016-03-08   •   updated on Fri, 2017-01-13
Do's & Don'ts for HomebuyersOpen Publication

Facts & Tips for Homeowners with Disabilities

created on Mon, 2016-03-07   •   updated on Fri, 2017-01-13
Hechos y Consejos para Compradores de Viviendas con DiscapacidadesOpen Publication

Disclaimer : This is a service that is continually under development. The clearinghouse will make every effort to keep this site current and to correct errors brought to our attention.

This site is neither created nor maintained by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The documents on the site were created and maintained by other public and private organizations. Please be aware that the clearinghouse does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this information. Nor do the materials necessarily reflect the official position of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Some materials have been translated into languages other than English; slight variations may have resulted from the translation.