2014 Assets Learning Conference

21st Century Housing Counseling

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
10:15-11:30 AM

Room: University of DC

In the US, homeownership remains a key asset-building objective. Research has shown that housing counseling is an effective way of reducing delinquencies and keeping families in their home, safeguarding the American Dream for many. But with fewer resources available to fund counseling paired with rising demand, housing counseling organizations are left wondering, how do we do more with less? Hear from leading housing counseling experts on how technology is changing the face of housing counseling in America and what implications this has on the quality of counseling clients receive.


  • Jayna Bower, NeighborWorks America
  • Hala Farid, Citi
  • Vino Pajanor, Housing Opportunity Collaborative
  • Sarah Gerecke, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Moderator)

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