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Housing counselors 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 shows you several approved agencies in your area. You can find other approved counseling agencies at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) website: consumerfinance.gov/mortgagehelp or by calling 1-855-411-CFPB (2372). You can also access a list of nationwide HUD-approved counseling agencies at: https://apps.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hcs.cfm

Find a housing counselor

Housing counselors throughout the country can provide advice on buying a home, renting, defaults, forbearances, foreclosures, and credit issues. This list will show you several approved agencies in your area. 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, often at little or no cost to you. There is also a list of nationwide HUD-approved counseling agencies .

Using the search box below, you can find one near you. Not every housing counselor offers all services, so please look at the list of services offered by each agency.

This tool is powered by HUD's official list of housing counselors.

If you notice errors in the housing counselor data, contact housing.counseling@hud.gov.

Displaying the 10 locations closest to ZIP code 07008

Agency Services Distance
  1. The Housing Authority of the City of Perth Amboy
    881 Amboy Avenue
    Perth Amboy, NJ 08861-1911
    Website:
    Phone:
    732-826-3110-631
    Email Address:
    ehill@perthamboyha.org
    Languages:
    English, Other, Spanish
  • Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counse
  • Financial Management/Budget Counseling
  • Financial, Budgeting and Credit Repair Workshops
  • Home Improvement and Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops
  • Pre-purchase Counseling
  • Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops
  • Rental Housing Counseling
4.9 miles
  1. Urban League of Union County
    1139 E Jersey St Ste 515
    Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2444
    Website:
    Phone:
    908-351-7200
    Languages:
    English
  • Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counse
  • Resolving/Preventing Mortgage Delinquency Workshop
  • Financial Management/Budget Counseling
  • Financial, Budgeting and Credit Repair Workshops
  • Fair Housing Pre-Purchase Education Workshops
  • Services for Homeless Counseling
  • Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops
  • Pre-purchase Counseling
  • Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops
  • Rental Housing Counseling
  • Rental Housing Workshops
5.3 miles
  1. Website:
    Phone:
    718-442-7351
    Email Address:
    northfield.ldc@gmail.com
    Languages:
    English, Spanish
  • Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counse
  • Home Improvement and Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Pre-purchase Counseling
  • Rental Housing Counseling
6.1 miles
  1. Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc.
    100 First Street
    Perth Amboy, NJ 08861-4645
    Website:
    Phone:
    732-442-1081
    Email Address:
    bcortes@prahd.org
    Languages:
    English, Spanish
  • Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counse
  • Resolving/Preventing Mortgage Delinquency Workshop
  • Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops
  • Pre-purchase Counseling
  • Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops
  • Rental Housing Counseling
6.4 miles
  1. Neighborhood Housing Services of Staten Island
    192 Corson Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10301-2943
    Website:
    Phone:
    718-313-4890
    Email Address:
    agill@nhsofsi.org
    Languages:
    English, Other, Spanish
  • Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counse
  • Resolving/Preventing Mortgage Delinquency Workshop
  • Pre-purchase Counseling
  • Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops
8.3 miles
  1. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark
    47 Miller St
    Newark, NJ 07114-1750
    Website:
    Phone:
    973-266-7991
    Email Address:
    dburnett@ccannj.org
    Languages:
    English, Spanish
  • Services for Homeless Counseling
  • Rental Housing Counseling
9.3 miles
  1. Tri-City Peoples Corporation
    675 S 19th St
    Newark, NJ 07103-1033
    Website:
    Phone:
    097-367-5448
    Email Address:
    tcaldwell@tri-citypeoples.org
    Languages:
    English
  • Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counse
  • Home Improvement and Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Services for Homeless Counseling
  • Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops
  • Pre-purchase Counseling
  • Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops
  • Rental Housing Counseling
9.9 miles
  1. Nid-Hca Plainfield
    311 Park Ave
    Plainfield, NJ 07060-4229
    Website:
    Phone:
    908-941-1112
    Email Address:
    MuhammadM@nidhousing.com
    Languages:
    English
  • Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counse
  • Resolving/Preventing Mortgage Delinquency Workshop
  • Home Improvement and Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Services for Homeless Counseling
  • Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops
  • Pre-purchase Counseling
  • Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops
  • Rental Housing Counseling
  • Rental Housing Workshops
10.2 miles
  1. New Community Federal Credit Union
    274 S Orange Ave
    Newark, NJ 07103-2419
    Website:
    Phone:
    973-621-2363
    Email Address:
    mulu@newcommunity.org
    Languages:
    English, Spanish
  • Financial Management/Budget Counseling
  • Fair Housing Pre-Purchase Education Workshops
  • Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops
  • Predatory Lending Education Workshops
  • Pre-purchase Counseling
  • Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops
10.5 miles
  1. Website:
    Phone:
    973-679-2601
    Languages:
    English, Other, Spanish
  • Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counse
  • Financial Management/Budget Counseling
  • Fair Housing Pre-Purchase Education Workshops
  • Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops
  • Predatory Lending Education Workshops
  • Pre-purchase Counseling
  • Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops
10.8 miles

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