Welcome to the National Housing Resource Center


The National Housing Resource Center (NHRC) is an advocate for the nonprofit housing counseling industry, as well as for housing consumers, for communities of color, for the elderly, and for under-served populations. This website is home resources and tools for housing counselors.

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Latest News

President Obama to Propose Mobility Counseling

February 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

President Obama’s proposed budget will contain a new proposal  to “include a $15 million mobility counseling pilot to help families that receive housing assistance through the Department of Housing and Urban Development move to, and stay […]

Federal Funding Update

January 19th, 2016|0 Comments

How did programs impacting housing counseling do in the Fiscal Year 2016 federal budget this year?

$40 million for NFMC, the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling funding (down from $50 million last year).  NFMC was zeroed out […]

Federal Funding Update

January 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Here is the summary of how the new budget will impact housing counseling:

$40 million for NFMC, the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling funding (down from $50 million last year).  As you know, NFMC had been zeroed […]

Fannie Mae Makes Changes to Housing Counseling Policy

September 9th, 2015|0 Comments

Along with their recently announced HomeReady mortgage program, Fannie Mae also provided a major policy change regarding housing counseling. Fannie Mae will only accept housing counseling provided by HUD-approved housing counseling agencies. This valuable development […]

NHRC Highlights

NHRC had a valuable White House meeting with Michael Stegman, Senior Housing Policy Advisor on improved access to credit, increased housing counseling visibility, and greater integration of housing counseling in the mortgage process.

The housing counseling team was made up of:

Ellie Pepper, Empire Justice Center,

Lot Diaz, National Council of La Raza,

Lou Tisler, NHS of Greater Cleveland,

Linda Ingram, Beyond Housing,

Bruce Dorpalen and Matthew Goodro, NHRC,

Judy Hunter, Rural Community Assistance Corporation

Ayanna Fortson and Kyle Williams, National Urban League