Program Description

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds housing counseling agencies throughout the country that can give you advice on buying a home, renting, defaults, foreclosures, credit issues and reverse mortgages.

General Program Requirements

Homeowners, renters, or buyers may contact a HUD housing counselor and receive guidance for free or very low cost.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

Contact a local or national housing counselor from the website:
http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/i_want_to/talk_to_a_housing_counselor

Program Contact Information

To contact a HUD Housing Counseling agency, go to:
https://entp.hud.gov/idapp/html/hecm_agency_look.cfm

To contact the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), please use one of the following methods:

Visit us at:
http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/housing...

Write us at:
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Federal Housing Administration
451 Seventh St., SW
Washington, D.C. 20410

Call us at:
1-800-CALL-FHA (1-800-225-5342) or via Federal Information Relay Service (w/TTY): 1-800-877-8339

Email us at:

answers@hud.gov