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Find a housing counselor

Housing counselors throughout the country can provide advice on buying a home, renting, defaults, foreclosures, and credit issues. Using the search box below, you can find one near you. The counseling agencies on this list are approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and they can offer independent advice about whether a particular set of mortgage loan terms is a good fit based on your objectives and circumstances, often at little or no cost to you. This list will show you several approved agencies in your area. There is also a list of nationwide HUD-approved counseling agencies .

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According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. The OMB control number for this collection is 3170-0025 . It expires on 04/30/2016. Using this tool to generate a list of HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Agencies is voluntary however, if you are an entity subject to 12 CFR § 1024 (78 FR 6856 (Jan. 31, 2013)), you are required to provide this list as specified in the regulation. Comments regarding this collection of information, including suggestions for improving the usefulness of the information, or suggestions for reducing the burden to respond to this collection should be submitted to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20552, or by email to PRA@cfpb.gov.