In-Person Training Scholarships Available for: Travel, Lodging, and Tuition

HUD Housing Counseling Certification Prep Course Training:

  • This training sponsored  is to help nonprofit housing counseling agencies prepare Housing Counselors for the upcoming national certification. The fast-paced two day course is a refresher on all six topics Housing Counselors must be proficient in. Apply today to reserve your spot!

Chicago, IL - October 16-17, 2017 Apply Here 

Client Management Systems: Best Practices for Efficient Client Management Usage

  • This two day course is for housing counseling staff interested in maximizing their efficiency in using their client management systems.  The class will incorporate the two main CMSs: CounselorMax and Housing Counselor Online(HCO). The class will show pros and cons of each system as well as best practices while teaching the participants how to be more effective in their day to day processes.

Chicago, IL - October 16-17, 2017  Apply Here

Methods in Effective Rental Counseling

  • This two day class covers the fundamentals of counseling a client including intake screening, financial literacy, tenant and landlord responsibilities, fair housing, and the eviction process. This course will prepare housing counselors to effectively counsel clients to become sustainable and knowledgeable renters.

Chicago, IL - October 16-17, 2017 Apply Here

Pre-Purchase I: Fundamentals to Pre-Purchase Homebuyer Counseling

  • The three day course covers the fundamentals of housing counseling in addition to the counseling structure, templates, training on client management systems, and HUD housing counseling requirements. 

Chicago, IL - October 18-20, 2017 Apply Here 

Implementing and Growing Your Homebuyer Education Program

  • This three day course is for Housing professionals who want to enhance or build their homebuyer education departments to effectively serve short and long term clients should attend this essential course. Class topics include:  Creating curriculum for your unique community, practical tools to build a dynamic course, keeping adult learners engaged, structuring program delivery, FHA and Lending products, incorporating Fair Housing, steps for recovery to homeownership after foreclosure, using technology to create online learning and avoiding housing and lending scams. 

Chicago, IL - October 18-20, 2017  Apply Here 


In-Person Training Scholarships Available for: Tuition Only

Financial Capability I: Financial Counseling:

  • This two day course provides the basic strategies and information needed to increase professionals’ ability to assist their clients. This is a beginner course which will leave a new counselor with all the tools to successfully counsel a client to reach their financial goals. The class will touch on ethical issues that may arise as well and give the best practices on how to run an efficient counseling session.

Brooklyn, NY - September 20-21, 2017 Apply Here