Housing Counseling Services, Inc.

Housing Counseling Services, Inc. We provide housing education, training, and counseling for tenants, home buyers, homeowners, and homeless residents of DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

Operating as usual

HCS staff at STAY DC Pop Up event on August 25, 2021
08/25/2021

HCS staff at STAY DC Pop Up event on August 25, 2021

HCS staff at STAY DC Pop Up event on August 25, 2021

ተላላፊ በሽታዎች እንዳያገረሹ ለመግታት ክትባቶች ወሣኝ ናቸው። ለዚህም የሁላችንም አስተዋጾ ያስፈልጋልና የኮቪድ-19 ክትባትን ይውሠዱ። በ ዲሲ ያሉ የክትባት መስጫዎችን ለማወቅ ሊንኩን ይጫኑ...
08/23/2021

ተላላፊ በሽታዎች እንዳያገረሹ ለመግታት ክትባቶች ወሣኝ ናቸው። ለዚህም የሁላችንም አስተዋጾ ያስፈልጋልና የኮቪድ-19 ክትባትን ይውሠዱ። በ ዲሲ ያሉ የክትባት መስጫዎችን ለማወቅ ሊንኩን ይጫኑ።

https://coronavirus.dc.gov/page/get-vaccinated

ተላላፊ በሽታዎች እንዳያገረሹ ለመግታት ክትባቶች ወሣኝ ናቸው። ለዚህም የሁላችንም አስተዋጾ ያስፈልጋልና የኮቪድ-19 ክትባትን ይውሠዱ። በ ዲሲ ያሉ የክትባት መስጫዎችን ለማወቅ ሊንኩን ይጫኑ።

https://coronavirus.dc.gov/page/get-vaccinated

HCS and DISB asks if you are struggling to pay your mortgage, condo fees or property taxes? If so, help is a phone call ...
08/12/2021

HCS and DISB asks if you are struggling to pay your mortgage, condo fees or property taxes? If so, help is a phone call away. 202-265CALL

HCS and DISB asks if you are struggling to pay your mortgage, condo fees or property taxes? If so, help is a phone call away. 202-265CALL

Help for DC residents facing eviction.
08/03/2021
Help for DC residents facing evictions

Help for DC residents facing eviction.

Ron Clarkson from Housing Counseling Services explains what the lifting of the evictions moratorium means for DC residents and highlights resources available.

Rental Emergency Lifeline/Eviction FundRELiEF is a financial education and matched savings program to help tenants stabi...
07/21/2021

Rental Emergency Lifeline/Eviction Fund
RELiEF is a financial education and matched savings program to help tenants stabilize their housing and develop savings habits while making on-time rental payments. To learn more contact us at [email protected] or 202-743-6033.

Rental Emergency Lifeline/Eviction Fund
RELiEF is a financial education and matched savings program to help tenants stabilize their housing and develop savings habits while making on-time rental payments. To learn more contact us at [email protected] or 202-743-6033.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 20, 2021Media Contact:Ronald ClarksonDir.: 202-667-7715ronaldclarks...
07/20/2021
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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 20, 2021
Media Contact:
Ronald Clarkson
Dir.: 202-667-7715
[email protected]

HCS AUGUST FORECLOSURE PREVENTION WEBINARS

Washington, DC – Do you own a home in DC, Maryland or Virginia? If so, the non-profit Housing Counseling Services will be conducting webinars every Wednesday in August at 12:00 PM, to provide valuable information about available options for people who are having difficulty paying their mortgage, condo fees or property taxes. You may participate by internet or telephone. The webinars are free and registration is required. You may register at http://housingetc.org/webinar-registration . If you have questions in the meantime, you may also call the Foreclosure Prevention hotline at 202-265-2255.

August 4, 2021 at 12:00 PM

August 11, 2021 at 12:00 PM

August 18, 2021 at 12:00 PM

August 25, 2021 at 12:00 PM

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Housing Counseling Services, Inc. (HCS) is a HUD approved nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that provides comprehensive housing counseling, training and advocacy for low- and moderate-income tenants, homebuyers, and homeowners. Our goal is to build sustainable communities through informed housing consumers. HCS is funded by the DC Department of Housing and Community Development; DC Department of Health HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration; DC Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking; US Department of Housing and Urban Development; US Department of Veterans Affairs; DC Department of Human Services; DC Housing Finance Agency; The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation; The Greater Washington Community Foundation; JP Morgan Chase Foundation; The Share Fund; Capital One Bank; BB&T now Truist; DC Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs; DC Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs; and your generous donations.

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Housing Counseling Services, Inc.
2410 17th Street, Suite 100, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Although we are providing all services remotely, in response to the current health crisis, all in-person activities at HCS are cancelled and our offices are closed to the public. Please call or email us for assistance. We will continue to serve the community by telephone and email. For the latest and most accurate information on the COVID-19 corona virus go to www.cdc.gov.

CDC works 24/7 saving lives and protecting people.

Tránh Bị Tịch Thu Tài Sản Thế Chấp Ngay Hôm Nay!Avoid Foreclosure Today!http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06...
07/16/2021

Tránh Bị Tịch Thu Tài Sản Thế Chấp Ngay Hôm Nay!
Avoid Foreclosure Today!
http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/avoiding-foreclosure_program_vietnamese-freddie-mac.pdf

Tránh Bị Tịch Thu Tài Sản Thế Chấp Ngay Hôm Nay!
Avoid Foreclosure Today!
http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/avoiding-foreclosure_program_vietnamese-freddie-mac.pdf

Avoid Foreclosure Today! 從今天開始避免止贖!http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/avoiding-foreclosure_program_chinese...
07/16/2021

Avoid Foreclosure Today!
從今天開始避免止贖!
http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/avoiding-foreclosure_program_chinese-freddie-mac.pdf

Avoid Foreclosure Today!
從今天開始避免止贖!
http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/avoiding-foreclosure_program_chinese-freddie-mac.pdf

evitar la ejecución hipotecaria hoyhacer la llamada 202-265-2255http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/avoidin...
06/25/2021

evitar la ejecución hipotecaria hoy

hacer la llamada 202-265-2255

http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/avoidingforeclosure_program_sp-freddie-mac.pdf

evitar la ejecución hipotecaria hoy

hacer la llamada 202-265-2255

http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/avoidingforeclosure_program_sp-freddie-mac.pdf

DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking and HCS want you to know that June is National Homeownership Month. P...
06/08/2021

DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking and HCS want you to know that June is National Homeownership Month. Participate in one of our webinars to help you reach your goal of homeownership. Download the schedule at

http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Homeownership-Month-Schedule-2021.pdf

DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking and HCS want you to know that June is National Homeownership Month. Participate in one of our webinars to help you reach your goal of homeownership. Download the schedule at

http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Homeownership-Month-Schedule-2021.pdf

Why get the vaccine? Our community's health depends on each of us getting vaccinated. Vaccines are critical to stopping ...
05/10/2021

Why get the vaccine? Our community's health depends on each of us getting vaccinated. Vaccines are critical to stopping the spread of contagious diseases. The best way to protect yourselves, your loved ones and our community is to get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as you can.

Why get the vaccine? Our community's health depends on each of us getting vaccinated. Vaccines are critical to stopping the spread of contagious diseases. The best way to protect yourselves, your loved ones and our community is to get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as you can.

Why get the vaccine? Our community health depends on each of us getting vaccinated. Vaccines are critical to stopping th...
05/10/2021

Why get the vaccine? Our community health depends on each of us getting vaccinated. Vaccines are critical to stopping the spread of contagious diseases. The best way to protect yourselves, your loved ones and our community is to get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as you can.

Why get the vaccine? Our community health depends on each of us getting vaccinated. Vaccines are critical to stopping the spread of contagious diseases. The best way to protect yourselves, your loved ones and our community is to get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as you can.

The HCS May Webinar Schedulehttp://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/HCS-May-2021-Webinars.pdf
05/03/2021

The HCS May Webinar Schedule
http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/HCS-May-2021-Webinars.pdf

The HCS May Webinar Schedule
http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/HCS-May-2021-Webinars.pdf

https://youtu.be/FXBI2GQNwKs#bettertogetherpledgeThe Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are quite similar. Both vaccin...
04/30/2021

https://youtu.be/FXBI2GQNwKs
#bettertogetherpledge

The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are quite similar. Both vaccines require two doses and are highly effective (showing 94-95% protection). Learn more about the vaccines at carefirst.com/covid19vaccines

https://youtu.be/FXBI2GQNwKs
#bettertogetherpledge

The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are quite similar. Both vaccines require two doses and are highly effective (showing 94-95% protection). Learn more about the vaccines at carefirst.com/covid19vaccines

There are many good reasons to try to improve your credit, including lower interest rates on money you borrow. Since eve...
04/30/2021

There are many good reasons to try to improve your credit, including lower interest rates on money you borrow. Since even a small difference in the rate on a home or auto loan can translate to hundreds or thousands of dollars saved over the life of the loan, it pays to take steps to improve your credit.
http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Credit_Reports_and_Credit_Scores_2018_EN.pdf

https://www.facebook.com/consumeraction

There are many good reasons to try to improve your credit, including lower interest rates on money you borrow. Since even a small difference in the rate on a home or auto loan can translate to hundreds or thousands of dollars saved over the life of the loan, it pays to take steps to improve your credit.
http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Credit_Reports_and_Credit_Scores_2018_EN.pdf

https://www.facebook.com/consumeraction

Existen muchos motivos para tratar de mejorar su crédito, entre otros, las tasas de interés más bajas en los préstamos. ...
04/30/2021

Existen muchos motivos para tratar de mejorar su crédito, entre otros, las tasas de interés más bajas en los préstamos. Como hasta una pequeña diferencia en la tasa de un préstamo hipotecario o de automóvil puede resultar en ahorros de cientos a miles de dólares durante el transcurso del préstamo, vale la pena tomar los pasos necesarios para mejorar su crédito.http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Credit_Reports_and_Credit_Scores_2018_SP.pdf

https://www.facebook.com/consumeraction

Existen muchos motivos para tratar de mejorar su crédito, entre otros, las tasas de interés más bajas en los préstamos. Como hasta una pequeña diferencia en la tasa de un préstamo hipotecario o de automóvil puede resultar en ahorros de cientos a miles de dólares durante el transcurso del préstamo, vale la pena tomar los pasos necesarios para mejorar su crédito.http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Credit_Reports_and_Credit_Scores_2018_SP.pdf

https://www.facebook.com/consumeraction

Có nhiều lý do tốt đẹp để cải thiện tín dụng của quý vị, bao gồm được lãi suất thấp khi mượn tiền. Cho dù chỉ có sự khác...
04/30/2021

Có nhiều lý do tốt đẹp để cải thiện tín dụng của quý vị, bao gồm được lãi suất thấp khi mượn tiền. Cho dù chỉ có sự khác biệt nhỏ về lãi suất trong nợ nhà hay nợ xe, nhưng nó có thể tiết kiệm được hàng trăm hay hàng ngàn mỹ kim trong suốt thời hạn mang nợ, quý vị sẽ hưởng lợi nếu cải thiện điểm tín dụng của quý vị cho tốt hơn.http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Credit_Reports_and_Credit_Scores_2018_VN.pdf

https://www.facebook.com/consumeraction

Có nhiều lý do tốt đẹp để cải thiện tín dụng của quý vị, bao gồm được lãi suất thấp khi mượn tiền. Cho dù chỉ có sự khác biệt nhỏ về lãi suất trong nợ nhà hay nợ xe, nhưng nó có thể tiết kiệm được hàng trăm hay hàng ngàn mỹ kim trong suốt thời hạn mang nợ, quý vị sẽ hưởng lợi nếu cải thiện điểm tín dụng của quý vị cho tốt hơn.http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Credit_Reports_and_Credit_Scores_2018_VN.pdf

https://www.facebook.com/consumeraction

대출 이자를 낮추는 것을 포함해 여러분의 크레딧을 향상시키려는 여러가지 좋은 이유가 있습니다. 주택이나 자동차 융자에 있어서 이자율의 작은 차이도 융자를 상환할 때까지의 기간을 생각해 볼때 수백달러 혹은 수천달러를 ...
04/30/2021

대출 이자를 낮추는 것을 포함해 여러분의 크레딧을 향상시키려는 여러가지 좋은 이유가 있습니다. 주택이나 자동차 융자에 있어서 이자율의 작은 차이도 융자를 상환할 때까지의 기간을 생각해 볼때 수백달러 혹은 수천달러를 절약할 수 있다는 것을 의미하기 때문에 여러분의 크레딧 향상을 위한 노력을 시작하는 것은 가치 있는 일입니다. http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Credit_Reports_and_Credit_Scores_2018_KR.pdf

https://www.facebook.com/consumeraction

대출 이자를 낮추는 것을 포함해 여러분의 크레딧을 향상시키려는 여러가지 좋은 이유가 있습니다. 주택이나 자동차 융자에 있어서 이자율의 작은 차이도 융자를 상환할 때까지의 기간을 생각해 볼때 수백달러 혹은 수천달러를 절약할 수 있다는 것을 의미하기 때문에 여러분의 크레딧 향상을 위한 노력을 시작하는 것은 가치 있는 일입니다. http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Credit_Reports_and_Credit_Scores_2018_KR.pdf

https://www.facebook.com/consumeraction

努力改善你的信用評分有許多好處,包括可以降低你的貸款利率。因為即使房屋或汽車貸款的利率只是降低了一點,也可能會在全期貸款償還總額中減少幾百或幾千美元。所以採取行動改善個人信用是值得去做的。http://housingetc.org/wp-c...
04/30/2021

努力改善你的信用評分有許多好處,包括可以降低你的貸款利率。因為即使房屋或汽車貸款的利率只是降低了一點,也可能會在全期貸款償還總額中減少幾百或幾千美元。所以採取行動改善個人信用是值得去做的http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Credit_Reports_and_Credit_Scores_2018_CH.pdf

https://www.facebook.com/consumeraction

努力改善你的信用評分有許多好處,包括可以降低你的貸款利率。因為即使房屋或汽車貸款的利率只是降低了一點,也可能會在全期貸款償還總額中減少幾百或幾千美元。所以採取行動改善個人信用是值得去做的http://housingetc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Credit_Reports_and_Credit_Scores_2018_CH.pdf

https://www.facebook.com/consumeraction

Are you a homeowner who is approaching the end of your forbearance agreement? If so, you may want to talk with one of ou...
04/26/2021
Options available after a forbearance plan

Are you a homeowner who is approaching the end of your forbearance agreement? If so, you may want to talk with one of our HUD certified housing counselors. Call 202-265CALL. In the meantime, here is a short video from Fannie Mae to help you get started. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDMc7EUMLgg

What happens after a mortgage forbearance plan ends if you have been impacted by COVID-19 (coronavirus)? A forbearance plan helps with short-term hardships b...

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT HCS FORECLOSURE PREVENTION WEBINARS Washington, DC – Do you own a home in DC, Maryland or Vi...
04/22/2021
Webinar Registration

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
HCS FORECLOSURE PREVENTION WEBINARS


Washington, DC – Do you own a home in DC, Maryland or Virginia? If so, the non-profit Housing Counseling Services will be conducting webinars every Wednesday in May at 12:00 PM, to provide valuable information about available options for people who are having difficulty paying their mortgage, condo fees or property taxes. You may participate by internet or telephone. The webinars are free and registration is required. You may register at http://housingetc.org/webinar-registration . If you have questions in the meantime, you may also call the Foreclosure Prevention hotline at 202-265-2255.

May 5, 2021 at 12:00 PM

May 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM

May 19, 2021 at 12:00 PM

May 26, 2021 at 12:00 PM

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HCS WORKSHOPS ARE NOW ONLINE To help with COVID-19 (Corona virus) containment efforts and to protect the health and safety of our clients and staff, HCS has made its workshops available online as webinars. We are gradually making them available for registration. Please check this site regularly for....

Do you know someone who needs help with rent or utilities? STAY DC can help. Call 833-4-STAY or go to STAY.DC.GOV. It's ...
04/20/2021

Do you know someone who needs help with rent or utilities? STAY DC can help. Call 833-4-STAY or go to STAY.DC.GOV. It's the new portal for accessing emergency rent and utility assistance.

Do you know someone who needs help with rent or utilities? STAY DC can help. Call 833-4-STAY or go to STAY.DC.GOV. It's the new portal for accessing emergency rent and utility assistance.

04/15/2021
Webinars in English next week @HCSINC:1pm 4/19 Rental Housing Search6pm 4/20 Tenant Rights and Rent Relief12pm 4/21 Fore...
04/15/2021
Webinar Registration

Webinars in English next week @HCSINC:

1pm 4/19 Rental Housing Search
6pm 4/20 Tenant Rights and Rent Relief
12pm 4/21 Foreclosure Prevention
6pm 4/21 Inclusionary Zoning Orientation
11am 4/22 Pre-Purchase Orientation

Register at http://housingetc.org/webinar-registration or call 202-667-7606

HCS WORKSHOPS ARE NOW ONLINE To help with COVID-19 (Corona virus) containment efforts and to protect the health and safety of our clients and staff, HCS has made its workshops available online as webinars. We are gradually making them available for registration. Please check this site regularly for....

04/15/2021

@HCSINC Seminarios por Zoom En Español en Housing Counseling Services:

3pm 4/19 Webinar de búsqueda de vivienda

2pm 4/20 Seminario Para Interesados en Inclusionary Zoning Compra Casa

3pm 4/22 Seminario Para Interesados en Comprar Casa

para obtener información: 202-667-7606

Now is the time to learn about your housing options...
03/26/2021

Now is the time to learn about your housing options...

Now is the time to learn about your housing options...

SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERANS IN DC, MARYLAND AND VIRGINIAWashington, DC - Veterans who are homeless or at risk of ho...
03/16/2021

SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERANS IN DC, MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA

Washington, DC - Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness may receive assistance through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program at Housing Counseling Services. Through this program vets in DC and the surrounding counties may receive case management, assistance with rent, utilities, housing, and other necessities. For information call HCS at 202-667-7366 or visit www.housingetc.org .

SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERANS IN DC, MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA

Washington, DC - Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness may receive assistance through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program at Housing Counseling Services. Through this program vets in DC and the surrounding counties may receive case management, assistance with rent, utilities, housing, and other necessities. For information call HCS at 202-667-7366 or visit www.housingetc.org .

Have you considered participating in one of our webinars this month?
03/16/2021

Have you considered participating in one of our webinars this month?

Have you considered participating in one of our webinars this month?

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HCS Responds to COVID-19

Udate 3/23/2020

Beginning March 13, 2020 all face-to-face interactions between HCS staff and the public have been cancelled. Please note that although our offices will be closed, HCS staff will continue to serve the community with the aid of technology.

In-person meetings: All in-person meetings are cancelled until at least April 27, 2020. We will offer meetings by telephone where appropriate. If you had a meeting scheduled, we will contact you to either reschedule or arrange for other service formats.

Workshops & Clinics: All workshops and clinics are cancelled until at least April 27, 2020. If you have already pre-registered for an event, we will contact you to reschedule. Please check our website frequently as we may offer webinars during the closure.


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