The State of the Housing Counseling Industry: 2008 Report
September 2008 (231 pages)
October 14, 2008
In 2007, approximately 1.7 million individuals and families in communities throughout the country received housing education and counseling from more than 1,800 non-profit organizations approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The types of services provided by these agencies address a broad spectrum of housing issues, including helping renters to become homeowners, helping homeowners to maintain, improve, or refinance their home or to avoid foreclosure, helping people experiencing homelessness to find housing, and helping people of all types with fair housing complaints or financial management challenges.