HC111: Providing Housing Counseling To Homeowners
Transitioning Into Rental Housing
Wednesday & Thursday: 8:30am-4:00PM
This three day course will address the components of effective rental counseling, including the rental process, tenant and landlord rights, budget/credit counseling, conducting a needs analysis, written action plans and development of a comprehensive resource directory. Counselors will be educated on the current housing landscape and how to best assist families transitioning from a foreclosure or short sale. Counselors will be able to inform clients how to select rental properties based on their budget and individual needs. Counselors will also be updated on regulations, laws and/or policies relating to tenant rights with regards to fair housing, RESPA and HOEPA.
Provide housing counselors with baseline knowledge of fair housing laws and acts that protect homeowners transitioning into rental housing
Explaining rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants
Discussing the counselor’s role in providing comprehensive guidance and individual counseling services
Discussing the implications of deficiency judgments and tax liabilities as a result of foreclosures, short sales and deeds in lieu.
Identifying advantages of renting after homeownership
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