HUD Awards $47 Million In Housing Counseling Grants

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development this week awarded $47 million in housing counseling grants to non-profit counseling agencies across the country that will be used to educate first-time homebuyers, renters, families facing foreclosure, and older households seeking a reverse mortgage. See list of all counseling agencies awarded funding.

These grants will directly support the housing counseling services provided by 31 national and regional organizations, six multi-state organizations, 19 State Housing Finance Agencies (SHFAs) and 207 local housing counseling agencies. In addition, HUD is awarding $3.5 million to four national organizations to train and certify additional housing counselors.